(206) 949-5683, Top Rated Plumber, Seattle
Results 1 to 8 of 8

Thread: Colors of Toto toilets

  1. #1
    DIY Junior Member Dom Z's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Northern New Jersey
    Posts
    24

    Default Colors of Toto toilets

    This may be a little off subject and it isn't a plumbing question but I'll ask anyway.

    Toto has two shades of white for their fixtures: Cotton white and Colonial white.
    What the difference between them?


    Cotton White
    Last edited by Terry; 08-01-2009 at 05:24 PM.

  2. #2
    Forum Admin, Expert Plumber Terry's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Location
    Bothell, Washington
    Posts
    14,202
    Blog Entries
    1

    Default

    Colonial White has more yellow in it.

  3. #3
    DIY Junior Member Dom Z's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Northern New Jersey
    Posts
    24

    Default

    Thanks ,
    That answers my question.
    Now, I can tell my wife what to order.
    She wanted white, so we'll go with Cotton White.

  4. #4
    DIY Member Bosun's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    Minneapolis
    Posts
    89

    Default Toto Cotton White or Colonial White?

    What is the difference between these whites? Will be set against a glossy subway tile wall.

  5. #5
    Retired Defense Industry Engineer jadnashua's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    New England
    Posts
    21,405

    Default

    If I remember right (and I'm not sure), the Colonial White has a slightly blueish tint, Cotton White is 'whiter'. Terry has a cross-reference as to which brands colors match up the closest, and cotton white seems to be the one that matches others more frequently. I'm pretty sure Toto has that chart on their website as well.
    Jim DeBruycker
    Important note - I'm not a pro
    Retired Defense Industry Engineer; Schluter 2.5-day Workshop Completed 2013, 2014

  6. #6
    Forum Admin, Expert Plumber Terry's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Location
    Bothell, Washington
    Posts
    14,202
    Blog Entries
    1

    Default

    The colonial has more yellow.

  7. #7
    Retired Defense Industry Engineer jadnashua's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    New England
    Posts
    21,405

    Default

    If you've ever wandered into the paint store, there are numerous 'shades' of white. It's really hard to tell from a computer monitor what the color really is, you really need to see it. If expecting a white to match, you may be disappointed. The amount of gloss, any other surrounding colors, the lighting, can all change the perceived color. If it is really critical, the best thing is to either borrow a glazed sample, or take your tile to a showroom and put them side-by-side. The colors differences are subtle and the further apart they are, often, the less noticeable.
    Jim DeBruycker
    Important note - I'm not a pro
    Retired Defense Industry Engineer; Schluter 2.5-day Workshop Completed 2013, 2014

  8. #8
    DIY Junior Member Christi's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    Austin, TX
    Posts
    1

    Default Color Match

    Do you know if the TOTO toilet color, cotton white, will match the Schon white?

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •