7 Best Sanitary Ware Brands in India

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Sanitary wares are one of the most important parts of our houses and often most ignored.

But, with a little knowledge & understanding of the sanitary wares, you can turn things around.

In this article, I am going to explore the different types of sanitary wares used in India & what are the best sanitary ware brands in India to buy it from.

Best Sanitary Ware Brands in India
Best Sanitary Ware Brands in India

Let’s get started:

What are Sanitary Wares?

Sanitary ware is a term used for products used for sanitary purposes in the bathroom. Typically, sanitary ware products include Bath & Shower Products, Faucets, Water Closets, Wash Basins, etc.

Below is a short video for you to understand how sanitary wares are made in the factories.

Different Types of Sanitary Wares in India?

Sanitary Ware products in India can be generally classified into the following main categories:

  • Bath & Shower Products
  • Faucets
  • Water Closets/Toilets
  • Wash Basins

Bath & Shower Products

Typically in India, Bath & Shower products include:-

  • Bathtubs
  • Shower units

Let’s understand them one by one:-


A bathtub is a fixture which holds the water for bathing purpose. It is normally rectangular or curved in shape but it can be square-shaped also.

Bathtubs can be made of different materials such as:-

  • Fiberglass
  • Porcelain-enameled Steel
  • Enamel-Coated Cast Iron
  • Acrylic

Bathtubs are also classified into different categories such as:-

  • Standard Bathtubs
  • Claw-Footed Bathtubs
  • Freestanding Bathtubs
  • Soaking Bathtubs
  • Whirlpool Bathtubs
  • Walk-in Bathtubs

Below is the image showing different type of bathtubs.

Different Types of Bathtubs
Different Types of Bathtubs

Shower Units

Shower Unit is a shower system mounted on the wall, which is fixed with all the products required for bathing purposes. It may include all or some units such as Shower Head (Rain & Overhead), Spout, Diverter, Thermostat (Temperature) Controller, Hand Shower and Body Sprays.

Moreover, the shower unit can be classified into different categories such as:-

  • Shower Panel
  • Shower Mixer Set

Below is the image to help you understand them better.


A Faucet is a Plumbing Device which delivers water from the pipes.

However, faucets can be of different types such as:-

  • Bib Cock
  • Pillar Cock
  • Stop Cock
  • Spout
  • Diverter
  • Shower Mixer
  • Shower Head
  • Body Sprays
  • Hand Shower
  • Basin Mixer

Below is the image to help to understand how they look like:

Different Types of Faucets
Different Types of Faucets

Water Closet

Water Closet is a device that safely transfers human waste into the sewer lines. It also prevents harmful gases from coming back into the bathroom from sewers.

Moreover, water closets can be classified into different types such as:-

  • One-Piece WC
  • Two-Piece WC
  • Wall-Hung WC
  • European WC
  • Electronic WC
  • Squatting Pan

So, let’s try to understand them with the help of image below:

Different Types of WC
Different Types of WC

One-Piece WC: One-Piece WC is precast as a one whole product combining Bowl & Cistern. 

Two-Piece WC: In Two-Piece WC, Bowl and Cistern are cast differently and then attached with one another. 

European WC: In European WC, Bowl & Cistern are case differently & then connected with the help of a pipe.

Wall-Hung WC: Wall-Hung WC is fitted in the wall with the help of screws and the cistern is fitted inside the wall. 

Electronic WC: Electronic WC operates electronically and it offers much more functions such as warm seats, electrically operated seats, backlights for night time, etc.

Squatting Pan: And at last, Squatting Pan is the most widely used WC in Indian Houses and it is fitted inside the floor of the toilet.

Wash Basin

Wash Basin are the fixtures which provide space for cleaning your hands and face. However, wash basins can be classified into different categories such as:-

  • Integrated-Pedestal Wash Basins
  • Full-Pedestal Wash Basins
  • Half-Pedestal Wash Basins
  • Wall-Hung Wash Basins
  • Corner Wash Basins
  • Vanity-Top/Table Top/Cabinet Top Wash Basins
  • Counter Wash Basins (Over Counter & Under Counter Wash Basins)

In addition to this, wash basin can also be made of different materials and are classified as:-

  • Ceramic Wash Basin
  • Acrylic Wash Basin
  • Stainless Steel Wash Basin

Below is the image to help you understand the different types of WC.

Different Types of Wash Basin
Different Types of Wash Basin

Best Sanitary Ware Brands in India

Here is the list of Best Sanitary Ware Brands in India:-

  1. Cera
  2. Hindware
  3. Jaquar
  4. Parryware
  5. Kohler
  6. Duravit
  7. Kerovit by Kajaria
  8. TOTO
  9. Grotto

So, now it’s your turn to let me know what you think.

Did I miss anything?

Which brand do you like the most?

Let me know your thoughts in the comments section below!

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