What is a rimless toilet? Why they can be more hygienic and quieter

A Grohe rimless wall hung toilet with white tiled backdrop
Rimless toilets have a smooth surface in the absence of a rim (Image credit: Grohe)

Eco-conscious renovators and homebuilders may find themselves asking ‘what is a rimless toilet?’ as they seek out ways to reduce their water consumption and use of chemical cleaning products.

Toilets are a vital part of the home – for obvious reasons – but the importance of its functionality and design appeal often go unthought of.

This rimless wall hung toilet is £199.99 at Tap Warehouse (Image credit: Tap Warehouse)
is available for for £160 at B&Q (Image credit: B&Q)
Sam Webb

Sam is based in Coventry and has been a news reporter for nearly 20 years. His work has featured in the Mirror, The Sun, MailOnline, the Independent, and news outlets throughout the world.  As a copywriter, he has written for clients as diverse as Saint-Gobain, Michelin, Halfords Autocentre, Great British Heating, and Irwin Industrial Tools. During the pandemic, he converted a van into a mini-camper and is currently planning to convert his shed into an office and Star Wars shrine.