How to choose the best bidet toilet seat for your home?
In order to choose the best bidet toilet seat for home, one has to consider a couple of important factors before making a decision. First of all, one needs to find out the shape, size, and type of the existing toilet at the restroom. Also, there are many bidet toilet seats available in the market. Generally, the more sophisticated functions of the bidet toilet seat, the more cost associated with the product. However, if you think about the money you are spending per day per usage versus the benefits, it could be affordable for you and your entire family.
What is the best bidet toilet seat for me?
What type of toilet do I have and how to choose the best bidet toilet seat?
One-piece vs. two-piece toilet
Most of the toilets today are two-piece type; however, sometimes there is one-piece type installed. There are many advantages of using a one-piece toilet, however, it is difficult to install a bidet toilet seat onto a one-piece type since there is not much room to put the bidet seat on the toilet. Check the dimension of the one-piece toilet before making a decision.
Below is a photo of a one-piece toilet. As you see from the photo, the water tank, and the bowl is connected in one-piece. What makes it difficult to install a toilet bidet seat for this ONE-PIECE type is that there is not enough space between the fixing holes and water tank.
Below is an example of a two-piece toilet that gives an opportunity for installing a bidet toilet seat. Whether you have a one-piece or two-piece type, you should check with the length between two fixing holes as well as the distance between the center of the hold to the water tank.
The below diagram labeled as “A” is the distance between the center of the fixing holes of a toilet. LivingStar 7500 Premium Bidet Seat requires greater than 5.51 inches and less than 7.84 inches. Also, the space between the center of the two holes to the water tank needs greater than 1.5 inches. (depicted as “B”).
Shape and size of toilet
In order to have the best bidet toilet seats for you, now we need to check the shape and size of the toilet you have.
French curved toilet is NOT recommended to install a bidet toilet seat since it doesn’t give enough space to install the seat.
Other concerns for choosing my best bidet toilet seat.
Mechanical vs. Electrical
A mechanical bidet is an inexpensive solution for you. However, you won’t have warm water spray, warm air for drying, a heated seat with various controls. Some mechanical bidet allows for adjusting water pressure. It could be a good option for a starter user for a bidet experience.
Continuous water heating vs. Instant heating
Today’s bidet toilet seats become more sophisticated and some advanced bidet toilet seats even do not use a water tank, called tankless bidet toilet seat or instant heating. A tankless or continuous bidet seat uses a water tank to the continuous water supply. Generally, they are inexpensive than that of a tankless or instant heating bidet toilet seat. There are two main advantages to using tankless or instant water heating bidet seats. There is no time gap for supplying warm water, unlike a tank type. bidet toilet seat. Furthermore, since it doesn’t need a tank to keep warm water, the instant heating toilet bidet seat saves energy as compared to the tank type bidet toilet seat.
Generally, most electrical bidet seat provides various washing modes: Posterior, Bidet(a feminine wash), Turbo Washing. Turbo Washing is an automated washing process with nozzle movement and different levels of water pressure. Furthermore, a sophisticated bidet toilet seat provides a massage function that allows similar to that of a Turbo washing, but it works with a normal posterior and bidet washing.
Adjustments of water pressure, water temperature, and air temperature
Other key advantages of an electrical bidet toilet seat are adjustable water pressure, water temperature, air temperature for drying, and the seat temperature. The best bidet toilet seat provides these functions that you will need.
The nozzle of an electrical bidet toilet seat is a very important part of the system since it sprays water with different pressure, temperature, and position. There are two types of nozzle: a plastic made material or a stainless steel nozzle. Also, an electrical bidet toilet seat has an automatic clean or manual clean function. An automatic clean function allows a self-cleaning of the nozzle. However, from time to time, you may need to clean up the nozzle thoroughly.
The electrical best bidet toilet seat 7500 Premium Bidet Seat
The best bidet toilet seat, LivingStar 7500 Premium Bidet Seat is measured by 20.27 inches long. This length should fit most of the toilets in the market. It is a slim and one size all design concept yet reliable and powerful machine. The best bidet toilet seat 7500 Premium should bring you a fresh morning experience with its high satisfactory functions.
Energy Savings with the Instant Heating Technology
The best bidet toilet seat, LivingStar 7500 Premium Bidet Seat uses an instant water heating method without needing a tank to keep warm water. This means you can continually use warm water at your warm water temperature preference. Furthermore, it saves energy since the system doesn’t use a tank to keep warm water. It instantly warms up the water. In comparison to a tank type bidet toilet seat, the LivingStar 7500 Premium Bidet Seat saves about 50% of the electrical bill. You may further save the energy, but turning on the “Energy Save:” mode. While you are on the Energy Saving mode, the energy spending will be minimum. We recommend you using this function while you are NOT using it during the entire day.
Air bubble technology
The best bidet toilet seat, LivingStar 7500 Premium Bidet Seat generates a soft air bubble that makes you feel comfortable.
Stainless Nozzle, 1 pocket 3 holes
The type of nozzle in the bidet toilet seat is one of the factors to choose the best bidet toilet seat for you. It is an essential part of the bidet toilet seat. LivingStar, the best bidet toilet seat 7500 uses a stainless nozzle. Furthermore, the nozzle has 3 separate holes for each washing modes: posterior, bidet, and turbo washing. Also, the nozzle cap is replaceable. This means you can replace the cap after a certain time of use.
Washing modes and controls
Controlling the nozzle with various water pressure, temperature, and position is another factor to choose your best bidet toilet seat. LivingStar 7500 Premium Bidet Seat allows you to full control of these. There are 5 levels of water pressure, 4 levels of water temperature, 4 levels of seat temperature, and 5 levels of warm air settings available. You have posterior, feminine (bidet), turbo washing modes. Besides these washing modes, you have also automated washing: a Kid’s wash and Oscillation wash. Kid’s wash is an automated washing mode for a kid, it works for 1 minute of washing, then 3 minutes of drying. An Oscillation is another type of automated washing mode that provides an additional convenient function moving the nozzle back and forth. The Oscillation mode allows a massage effect with a posterior, feminine(bidet), and turbo washing. To initiate this additional feature, press the Wash, Bidet, or Turbo key for 3 seconds. With these value-added features, you will have the best bidet toilet seat for you and your home.
Since a bidet toilet seat is installed in a restroom, where the unit is surrounded by high humidity, and sometimes water spill onto the keyboard. Then the keyboard may not function. To avoid this particular issue, the best bidet toilet seat, LivingStar 7500 premium uses a 100% waterproof keyboard ensuring the best user experience without disruption of the functions through the keyboard.
The seat gets cold during the night and it makes a hard feeling to sit on the seat. By having a heated seat, it can embrace you with a warm seat.
A nightlight provides conveniences during the night. Most people are having a hard time finding the toilet at the night. The best bidet toilet seat, 7500 premium bidet seat has the ability to turn the light on during the night.
Soft closing for the lid and seat
After the use of the seat, the best bidet toilet seat, LivingStar 7500 closes the lid and seat quietly and slowly without creating noises.
Using an external water filter is a good option, especially, when you live in a region where the water contains heavy impurities. The water filter removes any impurities in the water before coming into the unit. This makes the longer lifecycle of the unit. Additionally, the best bidet toilet seat, the 7500 has an internal mesh structure to filters out the impurities possibly coming through the external filter.
LivingStar 7500 Premium Bidet Toilet Seat is your choice of the best bidet toilet seat. It is highly reliable and yet a good design to fit nicely for your home.
People Also Asks
Do I need to install a water filter into my chosen best bidet toilet seat?
No, you can always bypass installing a water filter that comes with the LivingStar 7500 Premium Bidet Toilet Seat. However, it is helpful to utilize the water filter in certain regions where the water contains excessive lime or other minerals.
How about checking wattage at my restroom to use the bidet seat?
Yes, it should be helpful to check available wattage at the restroom. In certain cases, you may not able to run a hairdryer and the bidet seat at the same time due to a shortage of available capacity. If you have 1200 Watts available, you shouldn’t have an issue.
What is Wash and Bidet Wash?
This is one of the common questions among the beginner of bidet toilet seat users. But it is a very important question. Wash referees to a posterior washing. One may adjust water pressure and water temperature according to one’s preferences. And a bidet washing is specifically designed for a feminine wash with the adjustment of water pressure and temperature. Sometimes a female doesn’t want to use a posterior wash and just use a bidet wash function for various reasons. You may do that with the change of nozzle position. Generally, a bidet washing offers less pressure and more smooth water pressure so that some females prefer to use a bidet wash instead of a posterior wash by changing the nozzle position.
Do I need to move my body for a washing?
You may do so, however, the bidet toilet seat has the function to move the position of the nozzle; therefore, you may not move your body.
Do I still need to use paper after bidet toilet seat use?
Statistics from Asia indicate that about 35% of the people still use a paper towel before using the bidet seat. You still use a piece of paper towel after a wash function. However, if you run the washing and drying function 2 to 3 times, generally, you don’t need to use a power towel since it cleans up completely. Lastly, close the lid of the seat, then flush the water.
Do I have to sit on the seat to make the bidet toilet seat work?
Absolutely YES. Most electric bidet toilet seats have built-in a body sensor, which detects pressure or weight on the seat. For a testing purpose, you may put your hand on the spot of the body sensor then press a wash key. You will hear the nozzle comes out of the unit. Then immediately remove your hand from the unit to prevent water spray. The body sensor prevents any accidental water spray so that one must sit on the seat to make the bidet toilet seat functioning.
How do I know my water supply has the right water pressure to make the bidet toilet seat working?
Generally, most houses or the first floor of a building can work with any bidet toilet seat. However, if you live above the first floor, then we recommend checking your water pressure before making a purchase. For LivingStar bidet seats require above 0.7 MPa (equivalent to 10.15 pounds-force per inch).
How regularly do I need to clean up the bidet toilet seat?
It depends on the frequency of the use. However, if you see any molds or any marks in the bidet toilet seat or toilet, we recommend cleaning up the seat with a soft cloth. Please do NOT use any brush made of steel, which can make scratches in the unit. We highly recommend using warm water; any chemicals such as alcohol may cause discoloration of the seat.
How do I save my electrical bill with the bidet seat being installed?
The LivingStar 7500 Premium Bidet Toilet seat is an Instant Heating machine and that already saves energy. Further to this saving, there is an Energy Saving button on your keyboard. This function provides an ability to set the machine in the lowest energy spending mode.
What is the difference between a tankless and tank-type bidet toilet seat?
A tankless bidet toilet seat uses an immediate water heating method not requiring a water tank; it instantly warms up the water. Therefore, the tankless bidet toilet seat is also called “Instant Heating”. Furthermore, it saves energy since it doesn’t need to warm up the tank all the time. A tank-type bidet toilet seat requires a small tank inside the bidet toilet seat unit to continuously supply warm water. This type of bidet toilet seat is also called “Continuous Heating”. After the water runs out in the tank, the bidet toilet seat has to pull in the water into the tank requiring some time interval to warm up the water.
What is the warranty period of LivingStar 7500 Premium Bidet Seat?
We provide 2 years of warranty. The warranty covers only if there is a malfunctioning of the bidet seat, which rarely happens.