Are all oblong toilet seats the same?

Are all oblong toilet seats the same?

No, not all toilet seats fit the same because toilets come in a variety of different shapes, so you’ll need to check yours before buying. There are three types of toilet shapes commonly found in UK homes.

Are elongated and oval toilet seats the same?

The only difference in appearance is the shape of the bowl itself. A round-front toilet bowl is closer to a true circle. It, therefore, extends less into the room. An elongated toilet bowl is oval, extending several inches more into the front of the room.

How do I know if my toilet seat is oblong or round?

Toilet seats are sold by shape (not by length). If the length is between 18-19.5 inches, you have an elongated toilet bowl seat. If the length is between 17-17.75 inches, you have a round toilet bowl seat. Notice also that the elongated bowl is shaped more like an oval (egg-shaped).

How long is an oblong toilet seat?

Elongated toilet seats measure about 18.5 inches long and about 14 inches wide. Elongated toilet seats are preferred by many, especially men, because of their extended size. Because of its popularity, this is the seat that is standard in most large businesses such as hotels, gas stations, and airports.

Are there different size oval toilet seats?

Determine which shape of toilet you have. 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.

Can you put an oval toilet seat on a round toilet?

An elongated toilet seat will technically fit on a round toilet, but the fit and comfort may be compromised. An elongated toilet seat will likely overhang a round toilet which may be fine unless the rim of the toilet is visible within the opening of the toilet seat.

How often should you replace a toilet seat?

Q. Why should I replace my toilet seat? While a toilet typically lasts at least 15 years, toilet seats last only about 5 to 7 years before they begin to crack or become stained to the point that, no matter how hard you scrub, they no longer appear clean. That’s when it’s time to consider replacement.

What happens if you put an elongated toilet seat on a round toilet?

An elongated bidet seat will still mount on a round toilet, as well as function just fine, but the aesthetics and comfort of the seat will be greatly diminished.

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