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Q. What is a bidet?
A. A bidet looks similar to a toilet and is usually situated next to one in the bathroom, but is more accurately compared to a sink. They will need to be fitted with a special bidet tap and are most commonly used to clean various parts of the body. Traditionally used to clean yourself after using the toilet, in more recent times they are actually becoming more popular for washing the feet, especially important in certain religions where the feet are seen as 'unclean'.
Q. Why should I choose a bidet?
A. A bidet is not an essential part of the bathroom such as the basin or toilet, but nonetheless has become a large part of recent bathroom design. Whether you want a bidet for it's practical uses, or just to create a more refined feel to your bathroom, these items are becoming an increasingly popular choice.
Q. What style should I go for?
A. As this is likely to be situated next to the toilet, you are going to want to look for a design which is similar to the other sanitaryware in your bathroom. For example you won't want a traditional bidet sitting next to your beautiful contemporary toilet. You may also want to consider whether you go for a floor standing or wall hung version. Again, you will probably want to choose the same version as the toilet that it will be going next to.
Q. Will I need anything else to go with my bidet?
A. You will need a tap which will not come included, if you have chosen a wall hung design you will likely need a frame as well. Your installer will be able to advise you of what will be necessary for your install.
Q. Are bidets suitable for use in cloakroom bathroom?
A. The chances are that if the bathroom is small enough to be considered a cloakroom bathroom, you are not going to have the space required to install a bidet, as well as a toilet.