Sep 152014
 

Finished bathroom sideA bidet is a common feature in most European bathrooms though it does not have that much of a market in America. The word bidet actually refers to a small horse and since you have to straddle a horse, the French used this concept for naming the bidet as you have to straddle it when using it.

The modern bidet saves on space and is easier to use than the models which used to exist earlier which actually were porcelain toilet bowls with faucets. The modern bidet is attached to the existing toilet and so saves space and is more convenient too.

The importance of using a bidet

Actually, it was the Japanese who improved on the bidet’s design and made it from a squatting porcelain toilet to a jet valve attached to the toilet.

Traditional-Bidet

Yes, great to prevent infection or odour. Toilet paper after all, is not the best way to go about the business of cleaning oneself after using the toilet. For one thing, the paper tends to dry the skin due to the friction caused by rubbing, and also, there is a residue left on the skin. Inner wear at times tends to get slightly stained and this is obviously unhygienic.

Why bidets are now gaining in demand

toilet-bidet-2Bidets are unisex and are an easy way to wash your private regions while still sitting comfortably on the toilet. Also, it saves paper and water removes all the dirt and debris that paper may not as effectively remove.

It is also found to be more suited to senior citizens and disabled persons. There is also a certain posh quality and style that is associated to a bidet.

Bidet seats can be easily attached to your pre-existing toilet

If you don’t want to buy a standalone bidet, then instead a bidet toilet can do the trick too. Such a bidet consists of a wand based under the seat which moves into position and sprays a jet of warm water in the required area. Some also have blow dryers attached so that you get up with a nice and dry bottom. These cost less that the free standing model and can easily be added to your old toilet.

Hotel BathroomIdeal for people with physical problems

It is more convenient for older people to use a bidet as turning around are not easy for everyone and the bathroom is where most accidents occur due to its wet surfaces. A bidet can also help improve the personal hygiene of elderly people who may not be able to take showers or use the toilet paper as effectively as youngsters.

Why bidet hygiene is medically sound

Bidets can help prevent urinary tract infections especially in women as hormonal changes especially after menopause and the difficulty of keeping clean can cause bacterial infections and may even need hospitalization to rectify the matter.

As elaborate as you like

If you are ready to shell out money, then there are really innovative models that feature motion activated lids, a heated toilet seat that raises and lowers itself and also warm air currents at the feet. Some models also come with ambient lights and music.
Post written by victorianplumbing.co.uk

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Sep 152014
 

Finished bathroom sideA bidet is a common feature in most European bathrooms though it does not have that much of a market in America. The word bidet actually refers to a small horse and since you have to straddle a horse, the French used this concept for naming the bidet as you have to straddle it when using it.

The modern bidet saves on space and is easier to use than the models which used to exist earlier which actually were porcelain toilet bowls with faucets. The modern bidet is attached to the existing toilet and so saves space and is more convenient too.

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