TOTO Washlet with Integrated Toilet Review

TOTO Washlet with Integrated Toilet ReviewA compact, one-piece, skirted toilet and bidet combined. It is one of the very few dual flush toilets that meets all the requirements of ADA compliance. Although other dual flush toilets meet the height and bowl specifications for ADA compliance, they do not meet the levered flush requirement. This model overcomes this by having an automated flushing mechanism. It is a technology packed toilet in both the construction and electronically controlled features. Let’s read more in this TOTO Washlet with Integrated Toilet Review.

The toilet has Toto’s 3D Tornado flush system that uses a series of nozzles to increase the flushing capability of the toilet using minimal water. In combination with the ultra-smooth ceramic glaze this helps keep the toilet cleaner for longer and minimizes the need for manual cleaning.

There is an automatic opening and closing of the lid, which then triggers the automatic flush. The seat is heated and the washing feature of the bidet can be adjusted for both direction and temperature. These functions along with the variable warm air drying can be adjusted via the wireless remote control pad. This is one of the best rated toilets in the market. Compare other Toto Models to find the best fit for your bathroom.

 

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Design / Materials

The toilet is made from vitreous china with an ultra-smooth finish that inhibits the growth of bacteria and the development of stains.

 

Flushing System

This toilet and bidet combined has a dual flush system that can be triggered automatically when the seat closes itself after use. The low water consumption and the efficiency of the flush in removing waste meaning that this toilet is considered an HET. Click to read other Dual Flush Toilet reviews in the market!

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Cleaning

This model uses a combination of a highly efficient flushing system along with a high-gloss surface to minimize the need for manual cleaning. The surface of the toilet helps prevent the buildup of stains as well as the growth of mold and bacteria.

Consumption

The dual flush of 1.28 GPF and 0.9 GPF are well within the specification for a high-efficiency toilet (HET) and the MS970CEMFG is Water Sense approved. This allows, in some geographical areas a rebate on your water bills. Check the EPA webpage here to check eligibility.

 

Ease of Installation

The toilet uses a standard 12” rough in to the waste pipe. This toilet can be a little more involved that installing a conventional toilet, especially if as a replacement. The water pipe on existing installations may need moving due to the enclosing skirt interfering with the outlet. A 120v electrical supply is also required. The second page of this pdf from Toto gives the necessary dimensions.

Toto MS970CEMFG#01 1.28-GPF/0.9-GPF Washlet with Integrated Toilet G500, Cotton

Pros

  • Fully automatic toilet and bidet combined
  • ADA compliant
  • Automatic deodorizer and air purification system
  • Water Sense certified
  • Dual flush HET toilet
  • Flush system and surface treatment mean less manual cleaning required
  • Wireless remote control operation
  • Memory settings for 2 users

 

Cons

  • Can be a little more complex to install than a conventional toilet, this is mainly due the need of having an electrical outlet near the toilet to provide power, and the possibility of having to move the water supply point to avoid interfering with the skirt of the toilet
  • Takes a little time to learn to use all the features

 

Overall                4.5/5

To some, it may seem as if the Toto Washlet G500 is a toilet and bidet which is packed. It does take a little time to learn how to use these features but, once learned, the toilet is a real pleasure. The vast majority of users would not consider going back to a conventional toilet after using it. Hope you enjoyed our Toto Washlet with integrated toilet review.

 

 

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