Staying plugged in while you “tune out” on the toilet is just one of the many advantages of a smart toilet. Other features can include: full bidet washing with blow drying, hands-free motion-activated lid and seat operation, mode lighting, remote control touch pad, heated seat and foot warmer, and power driven dual-flushing technology.
You’ve probably guessed by now that a smart toilet can be a very high end item. With that in mind, many higher-end houses do have standby generator systems installed to power the entire house during an electrical outage. However, if you want the latest in smart toilet technology and you don’t have a generator, no worries. Some very smart toilets include battery backup systems that can power up the toilet, even if your house power poops out.
Master contractor and plumber Ed Del Grande is the author of the book “Ed Del Grande’s House Call” and the host of TV and Internet shows. Visit eddelgrande.com or write eadelgcs.com.