The Brondell Swash 1000 and Bio Bidet BB-1000 are two fantastic bidet toilet seat options in the medium price range.  Both are known for their reliability and plethora of available functions.  Each seat has its own strengths and weaknesses so deciding which one to buy comes down to a user’s preference.  If you enjoy higher wash pressure with enema function, go for the Bio Bidet BB-1000.  If you prefer a softer spray with higher quality construction, go with the Brondell Swash 1000

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Feature Comparison

Both the Brondell Swash 1000 and Bio Bidet BB-1000 bidet toilet seats share the following features: front and rear wash, warm air dryer, heated seat, deodorizer, adjustable nozzle position with oscillation, self cleaning nozzles, slow close seat and lid and a 3 year manufacturer warranty. extends the warranty on both of these models with an additional 2 years of 50% coverage.

The Brondell Swash 1000 bidet seat has a tankless water heating system for unlimited warm water and energy efficiency.  It uses dual stainless steel nozzles and has the only sittable lid on the market.  It also has an additional sterilize function that treats the wash nozzles with a nano oxide coating for extra sterility.  The Swash 1000 has a wide spray adjustment that changes the spray pattern to a user’s liking.

The Bio Bidet BB-1000 uses a tank type water heater that provides about 30 seconds of warm water washing per user.  It offers the highest water pressure available and the best enema function besides the BB-2000.  Users also have the ability to pulse the water stream for a massage effect. 

Brondell Swash 1000

Why should I choose the Brondell Swash 1000?

Overall, the Brondell Swash 1000 has a higher quality build than the BB-1000.  The seat and lid are both very sturdy and can support up to 320 lbs. on each—making it extra useful for users accustomed to sitting on the toilet seat lid.  The tankless water heater is also a great feature that allows for unlimited warm water washing.  The remote control of the Swash 1000 is slimmer and more modern than the BB-1000.  In fact, the entire body of the Swash 1000 is slimmer and has a lower profile, making it a more aesthetically pleasing choice.  The wide spray adjustment is great for sufferers of hemorrhoids / anal fissures.

Bio Bidet BB-1000

Why should I choose the Bio Bidet BB-1000

The Bio Bidet BB-1000 is a tried and true bidet toilet seat with solid construction and reliable operation.  While the lid is not as sturdy as the Swash 1000, the BB-1000 seat is just as strong.  This seat strength combined with its superior water pressure makes the Bio Bidet BB-1000 one of the best bidet toilet seats for heavy and bariatric users.  Bio Bidet seats are known for their superior wash pressure and the BB-1000 is certainly no slouch.  It features a wonderful enema function with Bio Bidet’s Vortex water stream.  The BB-1000’s front feminine wash is able to reach farther forward than the Swash 1000’s. 

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At $599 and $499 respectively, the Brondell Swash 1000 and Bio Bidet BB-1000 are two of the best mid-tier bidet seats available.  With the $100 price difference, the Swash 1000 is built a little bit better and features newer technology like its tankless water heating system.  But, where the Swash 1000 struggles is where the BB-1000 shines with plenty of spray pressure and a farther reaching front feminine wash.  The choice of which model to buy really depends on the user’s preferences for the different factors explained above.  But, if we were forced to choose one, it’d be the Brondell Swash 1000