How to choose the right Bidet: a Detailed Guide

Why You Should Buy a Bidet for Your Bathroom?

A bidet is a bathroom fixture equipped with a water stream meant for post-toilet personal hygiene. It is a common sight in bathrooms throughout Europe and Asia and being more common in the US. Many homeowners are opting for bidets for their home bathrooms, and almost every luxury hotel bathroom possesses built-in bidets.

Investing in bidets has both physical and environmental benefits. A bidet allows you to clean yourself with water after using the toilet and eliminates the need for toilet tissue. Hence, saving gallons of water. Moreover, installing a bidet in your home is beneficial for everyone_ kids, adults, and physically challenged people.

What Options  Should You Consider When Buying a Bidet?


Electric Bidet versus Mechanical Bidet

Electric bidets will require wiring that is located near the device. If you are remodeling or a new build and it is possible, we would recommend an electric bidet. Electric bidets have more features. Whereas mechanical bidet is operated by hand and makes the process simpler to install, especially if you are retrofiting. 


Self-Cleaning Nozzle

Mostly electric bidets come with a self-cleaning nozzle. 

 While this does not mean that you should not need to wash your bidet and sanitize it regularly. It will just add to your peace of mind regarding your device's overall sanitation.

The less expensive Bidets might not offer a self-cleaning nozzle but they are still known to be sanitary. They offer other protective factors that prevent the spread of bacteria and germs. If possible, the better option is to opt for bidets with self-cleaning nozzles.

Adjustable Water Temperature and Pressure

Getting a blast of cold water will certainly wake you up, but it will not be a pleasant experience. For most people, it is important to look for a bidet that offers temperature control. Handheld bidet attachments may need a hot/cold mixing valve to supply the bidet with warm water, but many electric bidet toilet seats use an integrated heater and a control panel, allowing the user to set the perfect temperature for their comfort.

Heated Seats

Bidet with heated seat


Those looking for the ultimate comfort while using a bidet should consider a bidet with a heated seat. The added comfort of sitting on a bidet seat that is a comfortable temperature will create a relaxing bathroom experience. 

Drying Fan

Bidet with warm dryer

Many higher end electric bidets will offer a drying fan that will help in completing the bidet experience without the need for additional toilet paper usage. But this is not a common feature in standalone bidets, though, so keep that in mind when considering the purchase.

Control Settings

Control settings on a bidet can include anything from the ability to adjust the experience using a remote to the maintenance of a user profile on the settings or switchboard of the device. Some bidets offer the benefit of controlling it using an app on your phone.

So, are you looking for the right bidet for your bathroom? We are here to assist you in purchasing the right one. Discover our collection of Bidets today and contact us if you need any help.


FAQ

What is the difference between Bidet Toilet and Bidet Seat?

A bidet toilet is a complete toilet unit with an integrated bidet function whereas a bidet seat is a separate unit that can be attached to your existing toilet. So it does not require any professional installation but bidet toilets typically require professional installation, as they involve removing your existing toilet and replacing it with a new unit.

Do Bidets use a lot of electricity?

Bidets hold a very small amount of water to allow it to be heated, and similarly, the drying options use minimal electricity. Even in some plug-in models, you'll find battery-powered options that run on alkaline batteries. There are also manual bidets that use no battery power or electricity.

 

 




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