This Prelude 2-piece Elongated Toilet in White is beautifully designed for easy installation, maximum flush and water savings; Delta toilets are the smart choice. All Delta toilets feature the exclusive SmartFit tank-to-bowl connection. This technology eliminates potential leak points and the fear of over-tightening bolts. All while adding stability to the tank and making for an easier installation process. The Prelude elongated bowl and chair height allow for greater comfort in a classic design with maximum flushing performance. At 1.28 gpf, this WaterSense-approved model makes for an excellent choice for any decor and budget. No additional tools are required to assemble and install this complete toilet.
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81%of customersrecommend this product79 of 98reviews
This is a nice looking comfortable toilet with a great price point and good value. I purchased an XL wax ring. The one that comes in the box would have been to thin to work on my tiled bathroom floor. I also purchased a 20" connection line as recommended by other reviewers but my 16" worked just fine. The install is pretty simple. My only complaint is how they made the plastic cover system for the bolts that hold the toilet to the floor and the snap on caps. Really Chintzy design... we'll see how it works out over time. I purchased a Bemis Whisper close seat model 1201slow (40 bucks!) Over all I'm happy with this purchase. This is a strong flushing toilet with good looks and good comfort.
Pros: Sleek, Easy to Use, Sturdy, Performs Well, Easy to Install, Looks Great, Stylish, Good Size & Weight, Modern, Solid, Great Value, Easy to Clean, Comfortable, High Quality, Reliable, Good Use of Space
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Review 2 for Prelude 2-piece 1.28 GPF Elongated Toilet in White
We are getting older & live in a moble home with low seat toilets so it was hard getting up from them. These toilets are chair high with long seats also. One great feature is the little amount of water they need to flush them so we are sure that our water bill will go way down.
Pros: Easy to Use, Performs Well, Easy to Install, Looks Great, Strong Water Pressure, Durable, Great Value, Easy to Clean, Depth, Comfortable, High Quality, Reliable
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Review 3 for Prelude 2-piece 1.28 GPF Elongated Toilet in White
Wanted to get higher toilets for our vacation condo! Recently built a new house and used Champion 4 (supposedly top rated) toilets in the new house for $239 each! We intended to get the champions again until we saw the delta. Decided to save some $$ and bought just one to try it. Wow I'm very impressed with the Delta unit! In fact I like that the screws to hold the tank on don't go through the tank into the water in the tank! The screws are in a ceramic slot under the tank so they will never rust! Flush is great with 1.2 gallons! Our champion units are 1.6. Only comment is the handle to flush is on the side and tucked towards the rear a little, its nice that it's not in your face but can be a little hard to find at first. Elongated worth the extra $40 but guess if you were on a tight budget he round bowl would be fine too.
Pros: Easy to Install, Looks Great, Stylish, Great Value, Easy to Clean, Comfortable
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Review 4 for Prelude 2-piece 1.28 GPF Elongated Toilet in White
After installing 2 of the higher-priced Kohler Highline toilets within the last year, I decided to try my luck with the Delta Prelude. Not only was I extremely impressed with the ease of installation (no tools required), I also thought it was brilliant how Delta casted the tank bolts inside the porcelain tank to eliminate potential leak points. Then as I was getting ready to cut down the base bolts for the caps, I realized the caps are cone-shaped to go over the bolts, thus eliminating the need to cut the boltds down. As for the flush, it's quick and quiet (Kohler sounds like a mack truck) and the refill is extremely quick/quiet as well. YOU WON'T BE DISAPPOINTED!!
Pros: Sleek, Easy to Install, Strong Water Pressure, Looks Great, Stylish, Solid, Great Value, Easy to Clean, Depth, Comfortable, High Quality, Reliable, Good Use of Space
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Review 7 for Prelude 2-piece 1.28 GPF Elongated Toilet in White
I made the mistake of building a house and having cheap Briggs toilets installed. Last month I decided to replace my 3 Briggs toilets with 2 elongated and one round toilet. I've been very pleased with Delta faucets and after reading the reviews about their new line of toilets I took a chance on the Prelude. Installation was a breeze. Height is is chair height which will be nice for my older in laws. Two modes of flush, work nicely and are both strong. Quality is impressive for this price and styling looks nice. I've installed American Standard toilets and the quality of the Prelude matches and in my opinion even exceeds anything American Standard puts out. When you couple that with price these toilets are well worth it and my hunch is Delta is not going any place anytime soon.
Pros: Easy to Use, Sturdy, Easy to Install, Looks Great, Strong Water Pressure, Stylish, Solid, Great Value, Comfortable, Reliable, Good Use of Space
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Review 9 for Prelude 2-piece 1.28 GPF Elongated Toilet in White
Having installed plumbing for 25+ years, I didn't notice anything new or earth shattering with this toilet, design or installation. Everything is included in the box which is nice for the DIY'er. We also noticed a low bowl water level, but it is remedied by increasing the water level in the tank. As the tank fills so does the bowl. Increased tank fill time= increased bowl water level. They made this adjustment tricky though. The instructions detail 2 methods. My suggestion: Turn off the water, empty the tank, take out the clip, rotate and wiggle the float shaft until it moves up, then reinstall the clip, Also, I would suggest using a socket with an extension and 1/2" deep well socket for the tank bolt install. Its much easier to use, especially with the rear tank bolt. Just don't overtighten! After the toilet is set on the wax ring, sit on it for a few minutes to smush the ring. Then install the nuts. Go back after a week and re-tourqe the nuts. Loose toilets will rock and leak.
Pros: everything in box
Cons: hard to get at tank bolt, hard to adjust tank water level, cheap flimsy seat
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Review 10 for Prelude 2-piece 1.28 GPF Elongated Toilet in White
Age Range:65 or over
difficult to adjust water level
PostedMay 22, 2014
No, I do not recommend this product.
If ever the need arrives to increase or to decrease the water level Hello nightmare!! You will not be able to have access to the slide switch.This switch allows you to raise or lower the float-cap assembly, but to get to it , you will win the Lotto first. I'm dead serious and cannot believe the people who has given reviews are not aware of this. Oh, Delta is familiar but they will not talk to you.I'm talking about the Delta Model # C43901 Prelude elongated white. Other than that, yes very easy to install.
Pros: Easy to Install, Looks Great, Comfortable, Good Use of Space
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Review 11 for Prelude 2-piece 1.28 GPF Elongated Toilet in White
No question, Delta is a leader in plumming and toilet technology and this toilet is no exception. No tools required. The kit comes with a hand tool to automatically torque and tighten both tanks and bowl bolts. The supply is a continuous braded line (included) right into the tank. In this way, Delta has reduced the number of potential leak points. This design concept is employed in the design of the tank to bowl mount as well, again, eliminating three leak points. The unit is chair height for added comfort and ease of use. The soft close, removable seat is the crowning touch on this brilliant design. Quality is top shelf!
Pros: Sleek, Easy to Use, Sturdy, Performs Well, Easy to Install, Looks Great, Strong Water Pressure, Stylish, Good Size & Weight, Modern, Solid, Durable, Great Value, Easy to Clean, Lots of Features, Comfortable, High Quality, Reliable, Good Use of Space
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Review 12 for Prelude 2-piece 1.28 GPF Elongated Toilet in White
I purchased this toilet over the weekend and was able to remove my old unit and install this one in less than an hour. I have installed 4 different toilets over the last few years at a DIYer for myself and family and this unit easily takes the cake as the most user friendly. I was amazed at how easy the instructions were and logical the installation was. The quality seems really great for the price and the functionality has been great so far. If you are concerned that you may not be able to update your toilet on your own, give this one a long, hard look.
Pros: Performs Well, Easy to Install, Solid
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Review 13 for Prelude 2-piece 1.28 GPF Elongated Toilet in White
Compared to American Standard Champion 4 Max, and Kohler Cimmeron, the Delta Prelude is equal or in my opinion superior to them. The Delta Flush is POWERFUL, it also doubles as a dual flush. If you flush and hold the handle down for an extra 10 sec. you get and extra water flush if you think you may need it :-). The quality was very good, completely glazed, even under the rim, this is important if you want a clean bowl, plus its glazed into the waste outlet. The american standard I first purchased was not, so back it went. I'm very happy with this product, plus is was $60+ less expensive, and I got a much better product. The installation was very easy. The tank is taller than normal, but not as wide as other models, this however gives it a nice look, plus it gives you a little extra room on the sides so it fits well into small bathroom spaces. Thank you DELTA
Pros: Sleek, Easy to Use, Sturdy, Performs Well, Easy to Install, Strong Water Pressure, Looks Great, Stylish, Good Size & Weight, Modern, Solid, Durable, Great Value, Easy to Clean, Depth, Comfortable, High Quality, Reliable, Good Use of Space
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Review 16 for Prelude 2-piece 1.28 GPF Elongated Toilet in White
Never installed a toilet before so this was something to learn on the fly. Everything about it was easy. Instructions were easy to read and understand(though they needed to include pre prep after you remove the old toilet). The best part and the one that makes installing simple was the included all-in-one tool that is for the tank, seat and main toilet piece. It made the install fast. After all said and done it took about 45 min and 30 if that cleaning off the old wax ring.
Pros: Sleek, Easy to Use, Sturdy, Performs Well, Easy to Install, Strong Water Pressure, Looks Great, Good Size & Weight, Modern, Solid, Great Value, Depth, Comfortable, High Quality, Reliable, Good Use of Space
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Review 18 for Prelude 2-piece 1.28 GPF Elongated Toilet in White
I bought an inexpensive toilet at another store. The tank wobbled after install and when I tried to tighten it I cracked the tank. After some research I chose this Delta toilet. Great look, perfect size, incredibly easy install. Love it. Purchased a second one and would have bought two more if they would have been in stock! I used a wax less ring for install but used the bolts that came with. Highly recommend this set up.