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What are the Differences Between Standard and Rimless Toilet Bowls?


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Until recently, nearly all households in Singapore only had standard toilet bowls installed. A standard toilet features a rim around its inner pan that distributes water underneath the toilet rim when you flush. This often causes bacteria to accumulate underneath the rims which is a common toilet problem. In order to overcome this problem, rimless toilet bowls were produced by many of the top toilet bowl manufacturers worldwide.

This article highlights the key differences between a rimless and a standard toilet bowl. Also included are some tips and recommendations on how to choose the right toilet bowl for you and how to choose the correct service provider for toilet bowl installations. 


What Are Standard Toilet Bowls?

Baron W-203A 2-Piece Toilet Bowl

  • Brand: Baron
  • Model: W-203A
  • Dimensions: 690d x 350w x 800h mm
  • PUB Water Efficiency Labelling Scheme: 

Standard toilet bowls feature a rim around the edges of their seat that hides the rim jet which releases the water for flushing. They were designed this way in order to eliminate the possibility of water splashing out. Although round-shaped toilet bowls are the most common, there are toilets made in other shapes such as a square or rectangle. 

One mistake to avoid when getting a new toilet bowl is picking models that are hard to clean. Models such as an elongated toilet bowl may be cheaper. In the long run however, they can cause more harm than good. This is because bacteria, grime, and other harmful microbes can accumulate in the rims if the toilet is not thoroughly cleaned after every use.

Although standard toilet bowls are harder to clean, that doesn’t mean they’re unreliable in terms of performance and efficiency. The Baron W-203A 2-Piece Toilet Bowl is a 2-piece toilet bowl that is known for its value for money provided the toilet bowl installation was done properly. It is a washdown toilet bowl featuring a slow-moving seat cover and is made from high-grade ceramics. Additionally, it is water efficient and budget-friendly.


What Are Rimless Toilet Bowls?

Rubine Piz Fora PF-106S10 1 Piece Toilet Bowl

Model: PF-106S10

Type: Washdown, S-Trap 250mm, Bottom Connection

Colour: White

Dimensions: 670 x 370 x 750mm

Water Efficiency: Available in 2 ticks and 3 ticks

Water Consumption: Full Flush (4.00L) / Reduced Flush (2.80L) or Full Flush (3.50L) / Reduced Flush (2.50L)

Package Included: One-piece WC + Seat cover

Warranty (T&C’s Apply): 1 Year Parts + Service / 10 Years On Ceramic Deformation

Many home appliance brands in Singapore have been increasing their supply of rimless toilet bowls in light of the fact that most people find it difficult to clean standard toilets. Since there is no rim, bacteria can no longer hide. This is because the surface area of the bowl is now exposed. 

Another advantage of installing a rimless toilet bowl is that it is significantly better at saving water than older toilet types, which is among the features to look out for when buying a toilet bowl. Rimless toilets don’t have hidden rim jets compared to a standard toilet. As such, cleaning is quicker and more effective. Furthermore, a rimless toilet utilizes the force of gravity when flushing. This is so that the water is released into the toilet bowl at a much greater force and speed. As a result, water is conserved when flushing both liquid and solid waste.

The Rubine Piz Fora PF-106S10 1 Piece Toilet Bowl has many of the advantages that rimless toilet bowls provide. It has a water efficiency rating of 2-3 ticks since it only consumes around 3.50 L of water for a full flush and 2.50 L for a reduced flush. It is a washdown toilet bowl and is made from high-quality materials such as vitreous china and urea. Not only that, it is affordable as well.


Choose A Reliable Bathroom Supply Store For Your Toilet Bowl Needs


When purchasing a toilet, it is equally important to research the many tips for buying from a bathroom supply store in Singapore. This is to ensure that whatever you purchased, you will be satisfied. Reputable bathroom stores like Everyhome Singapore offer a wider variety of bathroom products compared to other stores. Whatever your bathroom needs, Everyhome can supply it for you. We sell products that we know are of good quality such as shower sets, shower taps, floor-mounted toilet bowls, and more. 



When comparing standard and rimless toilet bowls, rimless toilets have an upper hand when it comes to features and value for money. However, this doesn’t mean standard toilet bowls aren’t a viable option. Choosing the best toilet bowl for your home will ultimately depend on the needs of your bathroom and your budget. 

Rimless toilet bowls are better at water efficiency because of the innovative flushing system that they provide. They are easier to clean, which will save you a lot of time. They also have a much more recent design. Once you’ve decided what toilet bowl you will buy, contact Everyhome Singapore for your toilet bowl installations. You can also contact us for instant water heater installations, storage water heater installations, and many other home appliance services.

Everyhome Singapore is an online home and bathroom supply store where you can shop for your home without ever needing to step out of your house across categories like a water heater, toilet bowl, aircon, shower system, bidet spray, tap, sanitary ware, bathroom accessories and more.

WhatsApp us at +65 8241 0032 with your home product needs and we will provide suitable recommendations based on your unique requirements. Check out our product buying guides and encyclopedia of product articles to learn more about home products. We are also able to provide installation services - contact us for the best pricing!

This article was reproduced from Toilet Bowl City Singapore.

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