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Bidets: Frequently Asked Questions

What is a bidet?

A bidet is a specialized bathroom fixture for cleaning your rear and privates after you use the toilet. Modern bidets can come as a replacement toilet seat that is easily attached to your current toilet.


What is a bidet used for?

They are used to wash away leftover waste and harmful bacteria from your nether regions after going to the bathroom. It can be used as a replacement to or used in conjunction with toilet paper.


What are the benefits of using a bidet?

● Helps to reduce the chance of bacterial infections

● Protects the skin

● Eliminates odor from incomplete wiping and cling-ons

Provide relief from constipation.


How does a bidet work?

Modern bidet toilets, and bidet seats, use a retractable nozzle to spray a targeted jet of water directly at your butt to wash you completely clean, just like a shower! Barumi’s bidet toilet seat is equipped with a warm air dryer so you can have a completely hands-free experience.


How much does a bidet toilet seat cost?

Bidet toilet seats range in price from $200 to $600, with a few models going even higher.


How much does it cost to install a bidet toilet seat?

Bidet toilet seat conversion kits are quick and easy to install. Best of all, it’s 100% free. All you need is 15 minutes or so of your time and a screwdriver, so DIY is highly recommended.


Are bidets hygienic?

According to studies, bidet toilet seats are more hygienic than other alternatives and reduce the number of germs in your urine, indicating a more thorough cleaning. The use of bidets was found to be linked to a decreased risk of UTIs (urinary tract infections) in the same research.


Are bidets sanitary?

After using the toilet, many individuals clean themselves with toilet paper. This is a successful way to eliminate waste, but it also leaves behind germs that can be detrimental to your health. Bidets employ warm water jets rather than dry paper to cleanse the skin of harmful organisms, reducing the chance of infection.


Do bidets help with constipation?

Do you suffer from constipation? Using a bidet might be beneficial. Bidets are used to provide a soothing stream of water on the perianal region, which relieves constipation discomfort. The warm water from the bidet can relax and invigorate your sphincter muscles, making bowel movements easier and requiring less straining and pushing.


Do bidets save money?

Although bidets sometimes cost more than a thousand dollars for a high-end standalone fixture, bidet toilet seat conversion kit's are much cheaper, around $250. The average toilet paper-loving American uses around 60-70% more toilet paper than bidet users. That ends up equaling about $50-$100 saved per person every year.


Do bidets help hemorrhoids

People who suffer from hemorrhoids can gain relief by using a bidet, which stimulates blood flow in the room with soothing warm water while also providing gentle cleansing action at the same time!


Do bidets cause UTIs?

No! Studies show that users of bidets also have a lower incidence of UTIs (urinary tract infections). This is because bidets provide a gentler and more thorough cleaning than toilet paper, reducing the population of harmful bacteria in the area and the chance to cause micro-tears in the skin for which they can enter.


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