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Raised Toilet Seat

A raised toilet seat is ideal for anyone with a handicap, as the elevated and padded nature gives easier access to anyone disabled.

Adding a raised toilet seat can be a very convenient and useful way to add more comfort to your bathroom.  These types of toilet seats can be much more convenient to use if you have back problems, or a physical handicap of any kind.  Plus, by simply installing a raised toilet seat, you can make sitting and raising yourself much easier and more convenient.  This is also easier than installing a whole new toilet, which is a much more complicated construction project.  That means all you have to do is choose the perfect seat for your needs, and your toilet.

You’ll find that any raised toilet seat can be different from other types, based upon how high the seat raises, and the shape of the seat itself.  Just as toilet bowls can feature different shapes, these seats can feature a more elongated ovular shape, or the standard circular shapes that you would expect from most toilets.  That means you’ll want to select both the height as well as shape of your toilet, so that it’s perfect for both your comfort as well as the look of your toilet.

Something else that you’ll want to consider is your own personal comfort.  You’ll find that some raised toilet seat models feature padded seats, which can be much more comfortable for everyday use.  Some toilets even feature heated seats, so that you never have to sit down on a cold surface again.  While these types of advantages are more expensive, they can be worth the investment, just to increase your daily comfort every day that you’ll be using your toilet.  That makes them important considerations to make, so that you can ensure that your toilet will be as comfortable and easy to use as possible, so that you don’t have to deal with any of the problems that come with some toilet seats.

Also, you’ll want to consider how easy your raised toilet seat is to get onto, as well as out of.  While a seat like this can be more comfortable, and will make dealing with most handicaps much easier, you’ll find that occasionally you can have problems getting up or sitting down safely.  For that reason, you may want to consider purchasing a raised toilet seat that features handles on either side.  This way you can safely sit down, or stand up from the seat, with the extra support that you need.  Plus installing a seat like this is much easier than installing supports separately onto the walls of your home.  This way you get the safely you need, without a hassle so that you can use your toilet in total confidence.

When you’re looking to buy a raised toilet seat of any kind, you’ll find that there are plenty of options through most department stores.  Whether you frequent Target, Walmart or Home Depot, you should be able to find exactly what you need.  On average a raised toilet seat can be a little more expensive, than standard types, but they are worth the investment into your own possible safety, as well as comfort.