Toilets of the 21st Century

Posted on May 29, 2019

The toilet, while often overlooked, is perhaps one of the most important fixtures in the bathroom. Whether you prefer basic porcelain toilets or some of the fancier-looking choices out there, there are two things that most people want in a toilet, comfortable and easy to maintain. However, if you spend a lot of time in the bathroom and would want it to be the most comfortable place in your house perhaps next to your bedroom or living room, then you’ll probably enjoy some of the modern toilets available today. These toilets offer more than just comfort; they also offer a wide-range of features that you wouldn’t imagine a toilet is capable of. So if you’re undergoing bathroom remodeling, you might want to look into upgrading your toilet to something that comes with more than just an effective flushing system. Below are just some of the new features of 21st century toilets:

Automatic Lid and Flushing System

If you hate leaving the lid open after using your toilet but you wish it was readily accessible whenever you needed to use it without having to lift up the lid, then you’re certainly going to love these toilets with automatic lid systems. These toilets come with motion detectors that open up the lid whenever you stand near it. Some also come with automatic flushing systems that activate when you stand up. Talk about never having to lift a finger.

Modern Bidets and Air Dyers

Since we’re on the subject of never having to lift a finger when using the toilet, you might want to get one with some extra features like a state-of-the-art bidet functionality and air dryer. Yes, your toilet can do the cleaning up for you. If you’re undergoing bathroom remodeling, you might want to integrate these features, as you might need to tweak your plumbing system to support these amazing inventions.


Most of the toilets that come equipped with the features mentioned above also come with control systems. You can activate most features using the control panel that comes with your high-tech toilet. Features such as seat heating, bidet controls, air dryer controls, and even ambient lighting and music can be activated with a touch of a finger. Some even come with automatic cleaning features.

If you’re not sure about which of these modern toilets would work best for you, consult a bathroom remodeling expert for some of their recommended brands and models.

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