- 1 Do you measure a toilet seat for replacement?
- 2 How do you measure a round or elongated toilet seat?
- 3 Is there a standard toilet seat size?
- 4 How much does a standard toilet seat cost?
- 5 Do all toilets fit the same?
- 6 What is the difference between elongated and round toilets?
- 7 Can I get a bigger toilet seat?
- 8 Are all elongated toilets the same size?
- 9 What type of toilet seat do I need?
- 10 What are the different shapes of toilet seats?
- 11 What is the standard toilet height?
- 12 Are toilet seat hinges standard?
- 13 What is the difference between top fix and bottom fix toilet seats?
Do you measure a toilet seat for replacement?
These days, toilet seats come in standard sizes, but measuring your seat before buying a replacement is still wise. Start by measuring the seat from back to front. Buy a standard round seat if the length is around 16 in (41 cm). If it’s around 18 in (46 cm) long, go with an elongated seat.
How do you measure a round or elongated toilet seat?
Place the hook of your tape measure at the midpoint and measure to the outside edge of the toilet bowl rim in front. A round toilet bowl will measure approximately 16 ½” in length. An elongated bowl is approximately 18 ½” in length.
Is there a standard toilet seat size?
Are toilet seats a standard size? No, there isn’t a standard size for all toilet seats, due to a variety of toilet styles. The width of the toilet bowl at its widest point. The length from the front of the bowl back to the two seat-fixing holes.
How much does a standard toilet seat cost?
The national average materials cost to install a toilet seat is $47.78 per seat, with a range between $28.25 to $67.32. The total price for labor and materials per seat is $133.78, coming in between $106.05 to $161.52. Your actual price will depend on your location, job size, conditions and finish options you choose.
Do all toilets fit the same?
Most toilets will have a 12 inch rough-in. If you’re replacing an existing toilet, look for a replacement toilet with the same rough-in. A toilet with a larger rough-in measurement will require you to change your plumbing configuration or move the wall to get the toilet to fit.
What is the difference between elongated and round toilets?
Most people find elongated toilet bowls to be more comfortable, but in a small bathroom, a round bowl can save space. Elongated toilet bowls measure up to 31″ from the wall, while round fixtures max out at 28″. Because round bowls are less expensive than elongated bowls, they save a few dollars, too.
Can I get a bigger toilet seat?
The Big John Toilet Seat is a 19-Inch wide, 1200 pound capacity, ADA Compliant toilet seat that raises the height by 2-1/2-Inches and fits on any standard toilet, round or elongated. Its large bumpers provide an anti-slip grip that makes it the most stable toilet seat available.
Are all elongated toilets the same size?
Round and elongated toilet seats do have sizes and can be sized to fit your toilet seats with a little effort. If you want accurate sizing don’t eyeball it and guess. Guessing is how you get the wrong size, all toilet seats are not the same size.
What type of toilet seat do I need?
Measuring up for a new toilet seat really is simple. You will need to take 4 measurements from your toilet: Length, width, height and distance between fixing holes. For length, place one end of your tape measure between the fixing holes and stretch out to the very front end of your toilet.
What are the different shapes of toilet seats?
Toilet seats don’t come in sizes, but they do come in two different shapes: round toilet seats and elongated toilet seats, each of which correspond to two different toilet bowl shapes. Round toilet seats are still the standard in most homes, and they’re the toilet seats you typically see most often.
What is the standard toilet height?
Standard toilet height is around 14 1/2” from the floor to the bowl rim, without a toilet seat. In recent years toilet bowl height has increased to assist people with sitting and standing up, for the benefit of taller people, and those with physical handicaps and/or the elderly.
Are toilet seat hinges standard?
Determine the size of the Toilet Seat Hinges There are standard sizes of toilet seat hinges, but there are multiple sizes from which to choose. If you have spent the money on an expensive toilet, then you will run the risk that the store will not carry a hinge that is made for that brand.
Top fixing toilets seats work by feeding two bolts into the pan which are then tightened from the top. Bottom toilet seat fixings are fitted from the top and then tightened from underneath, often with wing nuts.