According to most users and experts, Roca toilets are the best of the best, high quality products at an affordable price. Confirmation of this is the high demand in various countries of the world, toilets of this company from Spain are already in the bathrooms and toilets of many cottages, apartments and hotels.
If you are planning to make repairs, but have not yet decided on the choice of plumbing, then we suggest that you familiarize yourself with our article.
Features of the
First, a little history. Roca was founded in 1917 in a small suburb of Barcelona. At first, the company produced heating radiators. 12 years later, the first bathtub was released, and soon the production of sanitary ware for bathrooms was launched.
This decision proved to be successful for the company - after a few years Roca managed to expand outside Spain. At the end of the last century, the brand's products appeared on the Russian market, confidently replacing the elite Italian and budget Chinese sanitary ware. Today the company offers its products in more than 130 countries around the world.
Roca toilets represent the optimal balance of stylish design, high quality and affordable cost.
All models are distinguished by their reliability, functionality, ergonomics and ease of use. In the series of toilet bowls of this Spanish manufacturer, models of different designs are presented: suspended and floor-standing, products with a built-in cistern, as well as compact ones that take up a minimum of space in the bathroom. Each user will always be able to choose the best model for himself based on the characteristics of the room and his own preferences.
According to statistics, about 50% of users from different parts of the world choose Roca plumbing fixtures. This demand is due to its exceptional performance and long service life.
To create our models, exclusively safe and durable materials are used that have passed strict quality control.
The advantages of Roca plumbing include:
- ease of use;
- high quality raw materials;
- no need for special care;
- aesthetic appearance;
- ergonomics of the device;
- the operational period is more than 10 years;
- ease of installation;
- the presence of a smooth dense glazed surface that protects the product from the settling of microbes and dirt.
The most modern models are equipped with an anti-splash system and have a built-in mechanism for smoothly raising and lowering the lid, they can have an oblique or direct release. At the same time, the manufacturer offers products in different price categories - from 3 to 80 thousand.
Review of the best models of the company
There are many different types of toilet bowls in the assortment list of Roca - wall-mounted, floor-standing or side-mounted, they can have one or two flushing modes. At the factories of the concern, strict quality control is carried out in strict accordance with the requirements of ISO 9001.
The cost of Roca ceramics is roughly halfway between consumer goods targeted at people with an average income and elite products.
All toilets of the company are produced in several collections. Here are the most popular ones.
- Victoria - this is a typical floor-standing or wall-mounted toilet bowl. The package includes a cover and a seat.
- Dama senso - toilets with a laconic design and straightforward shapes. The line includes floor-standing and pendant models. The shape of the seat conforms to the shape of the bowl, thus gaining increased strength.
- Frontalis - compact models of toilets, designed by the Moneo brothers. The design is dominated by straight lines that form a harmonious tandem with the flowing lines of the cistern.
- Element - a series of straight-line models, characterized by laconicism and clarity of lines. The design was made by David Chipperfield.
- Happening - toilets with semicircular shapes, created by designer Ramon Beneditto.
Other series of this brand are also popular: Hall, Khroma, Veranda, Meridian, America, Sidney, Nexo, Georgia, The Gap Clean Rim, Giralda, Leon, Square, Mitos, and Mateo. Let's take a closer look at the most common models.
With built-in cistern
Roca Inspira In-Wash. This is a rimless model with a bidet option. Round product with a bowl made of sanitary porcelain and a seat made of duroplast. Equipped with a direct water outlet, a microlift, a splitter, and an anti-splash system. A retractable nozzle is provided, there is an automation module and a backlight. The set includes a remote control with fasteners. For fixing, you additionally need to buy an installation and a tank. The product is attached to the wall with a frame. Electronic management. Dimensions: 0.39 x 0.55 x 0.35 / 0.44 m
- aesthetic appearance;
- versatility - can be used by people of different sizes;
- hygiene - there is no rim, so dirt and microbes do not accumulate here, no limescale is formed;
- the nozzle takes five positions - thus, the departure parameters are adjusted for any user;
- a variety of fluid temperature and jet pressure settings;
- increased degree of comfort during use - an anti-splash and microlift option is provided, there is a backlight, a detection sensor is built-in;
- the ability to control using a remote control or on-board panel;
- ease of care due to rimless design;
- hygiene - ensured by an automatic nozzle cleaning system and the efficiency of flushing the toilet;
- 10-year warranty.
- to work requires a connection to the electric current;
- high price - from 55 to 80 thousand rubles.
Roca Meridian. A cropped model of a semicircular shape made of snow-white sanitary ware. A horizontal outlet is provided, as well as a funnel-whirlpool flush, an anti-splash works. The kit includes a set of fasteners. Duroplast seat cover is purchased separately. For fixing, you should purchase an installation with a frame, as well as a tank for the drain and a sewer elbow. Dimensions: 0.37 x 0.47 x 0.36 m
- economical mode of consumption of water resources;
- secret installation makes cleaning the toilet much easier and improves the overall aesthetics of the room;
- thanks to the shortened forms, the model fits optimally even into small-sized bathrooms;
- the product can be used by children with a low installation;
- powerful flush ensures maximum cleaning and no dirt, deposits and impurities;
- ease of use - soft closing of the lid, silent collection of water in the tank and no splashing of liquid;
- the presence of a dirt-repellent coating ensures easy maintenance;
- 10-year warranty;
- affordable cost from 8 to 12 thousand rubles.
- according to user reviews, casting often has defects;
- the model is uncomfortable for people of large build.
Roca The Gap. Compact rimless model of rectangular shape made of sanitary ware. The bowl is oval, the color scheme is white. An anti-splash option, a flow divider and a direct outlet of water into the wall are provided. The bezel is missing. Fasteners included. The installation, as well as the seat cover and buttons should be purchased separately. They are fixed suspended to the wall, attached to the frame and connected to the sewer system. Mechanical control. Dimensions: 0.36 x 0.55 x 0.36 m
- secret installation - this improves the aesthetics of the room and optimizes the ergonomics of the room;
- the possibility of individual selection of the drain mode - typical 4/6 l or economical 2/3 l;
- a standard rim increases the hygiene of the product, dirt and microbes do not accumulate on the surface, rust and lime deposits are prevented;
- the ability to choose between a ready-made solution (it will cost 22-25 thousand rubles) and a self-assembled kit;
- ease of use - water does not splash at the time of flushing, water intake is silent;
- ease of maintenance - you can clean the toilet with a regular napkin without using aggressive cleaning agents;
- 10-year warranty.
- some specimens develop microcracks as they are used;
- do not start draining water in a sitting position, in which case you can pour yourself on a shower.
Roca Dama Senso. Wall hung toilet with stylish design and white sanitary ware. From the outside it looks rectangular, from the inside it has a rounded shape. There is an anti-splash system. Direct outlet and shower flush available. The surface is additionally treated with an anti-dirt coating. The set includes fasteners. Additionally, a seat-cover made of duraplast, a panel with buttons, as well as an installation with a tank and a frame are purchased. Wall mounting, mechanical control. Dimensions: 0.35 x 0.55 x 0.35 m
- the double flush system provides metered water consumption, ensures the economical operation of the toilet;
- the aesthetic appearance is achieved by a special hanging method of installation so that only the bowl and buttons remain outside;
- the toilet is made of environmentally friendly clay;
- the possibility of equipping with a seat-cover of various types with a bidetka or with the option of a microlift;
- three options for white colors;
- user comfort - compact dimensions, anti-splash system;
- due to the anti-mud layer, the product is hygienic and easy to maintain;
- democratic cost from 4 to 7 thousand rubles;
- 10-year warranty.
- with poor water, rusty spots and limescale appear on the surface;
- after flushing, thin streams sometimes flow.
Roca Victoria. High quality and durable toilet at an affordable price. This is the standard model made of sanitary ware in the shape of a bowl. Equipped with wall outlet and anti-splash function. It is characterized by a funnel-vortex flush mechanism. The surface is treated with an anti-dirt coating. Fasteners included. Available in two white colors. Seat cover and ceramic tank with bottom piping must be purchased separately. Floor mounting, using dowels. Dimensions: 0.35 x 0.68 x 0.37 / 0.78 m
- economical water consumption is ensured by the drain system 6/3;
- devices of various designs with vertical or horizontal outlet and variable configuration are offered for sale;
- good work, no leaks and high-quality flush;
- comfort of use due to the shock-absorbing mechanism for lowering the lid, silent lower eyeliner and anti-splash function;
- thanks to the anti-mud coating, any dirt, corrosion and limescale are quickly removed;
- budget price - from 2.5 to 5.5 thousand rubles;
- 10 year warranty.
According to reviews, not all buyers are satisfied with the work of the anti-splash system - it happens that splashes do occur.
Roca Debba. An economical model with a hidden installation system, made of sanitary ware, has a rectangular shape. Equipped with an anti-splash option, has a circular flush, all surfaces are treated with an anti-corrosion coating. The kit does not include a seat cover and a tank, they will have to be purchased additionally. Flush mounting, floor. Mechanical control. Dimensions: 0.37 × 0.68 × 0.40 / 0.78 m
- made of high quality materials, faience covered with glossy glaze;
- economical water consumption in the available operating modes (4.5 and 3 liters);
- high efficiency - despite the small volume of the discharge fluid, the need for a brush is extremely rare;
- the possibility of buying a ready-made kit or independently combining individual elements;
- smooth surfaces and a dirt-repellent coating make it easier to care for plumbing;
- comfort of use is due to the presence of the anti-splash function, the mechanism of silent closing and filling of the tank;
- affordable prices;
- 10-year warranty.
- the back wall of the tank is sometimes unevenly glazed;
- after flushing for another minute or two, thin streams of water flow.
Roca Victoria Nord. High-quality semicircular toilet bowl. Made of white sanitary ware. Equipped with an outlet in the wall, as well as a funnel-whirlpool drain and an anti-splash option. After re-equipment, a microlift, a lower eyeliner and a dual-mode control button can be added. Floor mounting, hidden. Mechanical control. Dimensions: 6 × 0.66 × 0.43 / 0.82 m
- the installation system is secret, so all fasteners are invisible from the side - this gives an aesthetic perception of the plumbing;
- when flushing, a strong pressure is created, the water flow is redistributed along the entire perimeter evenly - thus, the cleaning efficiency is ensured;
- installation does not require specialized skills and experience:
- when using, the legs do not get numb, the product is equipped with an anti-splash system, water is drawn silently;
- the material is treated with special compounds that will make it resistant to aggressive compounds, so a variety of chemicals can be used for cleaning;
- the price is 5-6 thousand rubles;
- 10-year warranty.
Minus - the assembly in a ready-made kit is not always perfect, the lid often sits loosely, and the buttons do not interact correctly enough.
Components and accessories
All fasteners and fittings are made of rust-resistant materials - this is especially important for operation in rooms with high humidity. Mounts are included, but some spare parts and accessories will have to be purchased separately:
- drain valve;
- filler side valve;
- set of nozzles for the toilet cistern;
- seat cover;
- microlift seat.
All Roca components are universal and compatible with all models of this brand. Accessories are easy to install, easy to adjust and have a wide range of adjustments.
User opinions about Roca toilets are generally positive. They note stylish design, ergonomics, high quality sanitary ware. Toilet bowls of all lines are comfortable for users of all sizes. Plumbing owners highlight the uninterrupted operation of the drain, anti-splash systems and microlift options. However, there are also negative reviews. For example, some buyers believe that the quality does not match the declared value.
There are interruptions in the operation of the fittings, the settling of dirt and, as a result, a persistent smell of sewage.