Bolt Down Lid?

Discussion in 'Toilet Forum discussions' started by Tired of the Clog, Aug 14, 2007.

  1. Tired of the Clog

    Tired of the Clog New Member

    Aug 14, 2007
    We're in the market for 2 new toilets. We're almost ready to buy the Toto Drake round seat but had a few questions and was wondering if anyone can help us out. What is a bolt down lid as opposed to the other regular models? What is the advantage to having one versus the other? Does the toilet come with a seat or will we need to purchase one? It looks like my only purchase options are the soft close seat or the washlet. Thanks in advance for any help or advice.
  2. Terry

    Terry Administrator Staff Member

    Aug 17, 2004
    Bothell, Washington
    Most stock the standard tank. I've never sold a bolt down lid before.

    Any regular seat will fit the regular Toto bowl. Hardware stores carry plenty of choices in seats.
    The Toto softclose does look best though on them.
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  4. Peanut9199

    Peanut9199 Customer Service Manager Plumbing Wholesale

    Apr 23, 2007
    Customer Service Manager Plumbing Wholesale
    Ontario, Canada
    Bolt down lid would be used in a public bathroom to stop people from taking the lid off and damaging the toilet, like smashing the lid.
  5. CHH

    CHH New Member

    May 25, 2007
    Denver, CO
    Also useful in preventing "upper deckers"...:D
  6. Pewterpower

    Pewterpower New Member

    Jun 25, 2006
    Wasn't there a movie recently where the "bad" guy was waiting in a public bathroom, with a toilet tank lid in his hands, raised in a cocked position? Then when the "good" guy came in........ WHACK across the face with the lid.

    That would qualify as a good reason for a bolt down style......... :D
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