Bidets are bathroom plumbing fixtures designed for the purposes of washing a human’s genital or anal area. Typically located next to a toilet for cleaning the body after use, bidets consist of a spray nozzle located within the basin and valves for adjusting and controlling the water temperature and power. To use a bidet, users have the option to straddle the bidet by facing the wall and valve controls, or to sit facing outward. Bidets have long been popular throughout southern Europe and South America, but have also become common for aging populations that need greater assistance in the bathroom. Bidet-like spray features have also begun to be incorporated into some high end tech-enabled toilets.

How do you use a bidet?

First, one uses a toilet before using a bidet. The next step is to position oneself hovering over the bidet and facing the controls, although standalone bidets allow for one squat facing away. Turn on the hot water if there is an option for it and turn on the spray, cleaning private areas with the jet. It is important to configure the settings and valves so the stream does not spray too intensely or at the wrong location. The last step is to dry oneself and wash hands.

What is a bidet used for?

The primary use of a bidet is to clean off the private parts of a person after he or she has used the toilet. A bidet can feature a vertical jet for an easier wash process (sprayed stream of water) and can come in various shapes and sizes. It is considered to be the primary method of cleaning oneself around the world with standalone bidets most commonly found throughout Europe.

Why don’t Americans use bidets?

The reason Americans do not use bidets is founded in the continuation of tradition rather than a rational reasoning. The bidet originated in France in the 1700s and was adopted by many, but not the English due to unfriendly relations of the time. American colonists took with them the traditions and habits of the English, which excluded the use of bidets. As such, there maintains a sense of unfamiliarity Americans have with bidets that ultimately is the cause of their lack of use.

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15” | 38 cm
15.25” | 38.7 cm
25.6” | 64.9 cm
56.5 lb | 25.6 kg
Kohler Memoirs Bidet
38.000
38.700
64.900
25.600
20
https://p3d.in/e/csfjz
3D
Kohler Memoirs Bidet3D model of the Kohler Memoirs Bidet viewed in perspective3D model of the Kohler Memoirs Bidet viewed in perspective
15.5” | 39.4 cm
15.5” | 39.4 cm
24.375” | 61.9 cm
48 lb | 21.8 kg
Kohler San Tropez Bidet
39.400
39.400
61.900
21.800
20
https://p3d.in/e/KLyNm
3D
Kohler San Tropez BidetView of the Kohler San Tropez Bidet in 3D available for downloadView of the Kohler San Tropez Bidet in 3D available for download
16.1” | 40.9 cm
16.1” | 40.9 cm
21.6” | 54.9 cm
50.7 lb | 23 kg
Nameek’s Moai Round Floor Bidet
40.900
40.900
54.900
23.000
0
https://p3d.in/e/EaLkB
3D
Nameek’s Moai Round Floor BidetPerspective view of a 3D model of the Nameek’s Moai Round Floor Standing BidetPerspective view of a 3D model of the Nameek’s Moai Round Floor Standing Bidet
17.5” | 44.5 cm
17.7” | 45 cm
19.7” | 50 cm
50.7 lb | 23 kg
Nameek’s Planet Round Floor Bidet
44.500
45.000
50.000
23.000
0
https://p3d.in/e/6Sue4
3D
Nameek’s Planet Round Floor Bidet3D model of the Nameek’s Planet Round Floor Standing Bidet viewed in perspective3D model of the Nameek’s Planet Round Floor Standing Bidet viewed in perspective
15.4” | 39.1 cm
17.7” | 45 cm
19.3” | 49 cm
48.5 lb | 22 kg
Nameek’s Planet Round Wall Bidet
39.100
45.000
49.000
22.000
0
https://p3d.in/e/KOAYl
3D
Nameek’s Planet Round Wall BidetView of the Nameek’s Planet Round Wall Mounted Bidet in 3D available for downloadView of the Nameek’s Planet Round Wall Mounted Bidet in 3D available for download
16.1” | 40.9 cm
15.4” | 39.1 cm
21.5” | 54.6 cm
44.1 lb | 20 kg
Nameek’s Tizi Round Floor Bidet
40.900
39.100
54.600
20.000
0
https://p3d.in/e/TwtkC
3D
Nameek’s Tizi Round Floor BidetPerspective view of a 3D model of the Nameek’s Tizi Round Floor BidetPerspective view of a 3D model of the Nameek’s Tizi Round Floor Bidet
11” | 27.9 cm
15.4” | 39.1 cm
21.5” | 54.6 cm
38.7 lb | 17.6 kg
Nameek’s Tizi Round Wall Bidet
27.900
39.100
54.600
17.600
0
https://p3d.in/e/bQpzi
3D
Nameek’s Tizi Round Wall Bidet3D model of the Nameek’s Tizi Round Wall Hung Bidet viewed in perspective3D model of the Nameek’s Tizi Round Wall Hung Bidet viewed in perspective
17” | 43.2 cm
13.8” | 35.1 cm
20.9” | 53.1 cm
50.7 lb | 23 kg
Nameek’s Zefiro Round Floor Bidet
43.200
35.100
53.100
23.000
0
https://p3d.in/e/Fk8M8
3D
Nameek’s Zefiro Round Floor BidetView of the Nameek’s Zefiro Round Floor Bidet in 3D available for downloadView of the Nameek’s Zefiro Round Floor Bidet in 3D available for download
12.6" | 32 cm
13.8” | 35.1 cm
20.9” | 53.1 cm
48.5 lb | 22 kg
Nameek’s Zefiro Round Wall Bidet
32.000
35.100
53.100
22.000
0
https://p3d.in/e/8yMb7
3D
Nameek’s Zefiro Round Wall BidetPerspective view of a 3D model of the Nameek’s Zefiro Round Wall Hung BidetPerspective view of a 3D model of the Nameek’s Zefiro Round Wall Hung Bidet
15” | 38 cm
14.125” | 35.9 cm
25.5” | 64.8 cm
48 lb | 21.8 kg
TOTO Clayton Bidet
38.000
35.900
64.800
21.800
3510
https://p3d.in/e/fqCOs
3D
TOTO Clayton Bidet3D model of the TOTO Clayton Bidet viewed in perspective3D model of the TOTO Clayton Bidet viewed in perspective
16.25” | 41.3 cm
15.375” | 39.1 cm
26.5” | 67.3 cm
52 lb | 23.6 kg
TOTO Lloyd Bidet
41.300
39.100
67.300
23.600
3505
https://p3d.in/e/BOjlA
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TOTO Lloyd BidetView of the TOTO Lloyd Bidet in 3D available for downloadView of the TOTO Lloyd Bidet in 3D available for download
15” | 38 cm
15” | 38 cm
26.375” | 67 cm
46.5 lb | 21.1 kg
TOTO Pacifica Bidet
38.000
38.000
67.000
21.100
3520
https://p3d.in/e/c4wlv
3D
TOTO Pacifica BidetPerspective view of a 3D model of the TOTO Pacifica BidetPerspective view of a 3D model of the TOTO Pacifica Bidet
15” | 38 cm
14” | 35.5 cm
24.875” | 63 cm
38.7 lb | 17.6 kg
TOTO Piedmont Bidet
38.000
35.500
63.000
17.600
3530
https://p3d.in/e/mghVU
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TOTO Piedmont Bidet3D model of the TOTO Piedmont Bidet viewed in perspective3D model of the TOTO Piedmont Bidet viewed in perspective
Nameek’s Zefiro Round Floor Bidet

The Nameek’s Zefiro Round Floor Bidet is a floor mount bidet sporting a round bowl and one faucet hole. The bidet is large with a sleek shape, simple design, and a clean white finish that would make it match perfectly with other fixtures or Zefiro collection.

The Nameek’s Zefiro Round Floor Bidet has an overall height of 17” (43.2 cm), width of 13.8” (35.1 cm), and depth of 20.9” (53.1 cm).

Dimensioned elevation and plan drawings of the Nameek’s Zefiro Round Floor Bidet with height, width and depth measurements
The Nameek’s Zefiro Round Floor Bidet is a floor mount bidet sporting a round bowl and one faucet hole. The bidet is large with a sleek shape, simple design, and a clean white finish that would make it match perfectly with other fixtures or Zefiro collection.

The Nameek’s Zefiro Round Floor Bidet has an overall height of 17” (43.2 cm), width of 13.8” (35.1 cm), and depth of 20.9” (53.1 cm).

Dimensioned elevation and plan drawings of the Nameek’s Zefiro Round Floor Bidet with height, width and depth measurements
Nameek’s Zefiro Round Floor Bidet
Height:
17” | 43.2 cm
Width:
13.8” | 35.1 cm
Length:
Depth:
20.9” | 53.1 cm
Weight:
50.7 lb | 23 kg
Area:

Type: Floor Standing

Materials
Ceramic
Designer
Nameek’s

Drawings include:
Nameek’s Zefiro Round Floor Bidet front elevation, side, plan

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Nameek’s Moai Round Floor Standing Bidet

The Nameek’s Moai Round Floor Standing Bidet is a contemporary floor standing bidet designed by Scarabeo from Italy with ceramic material and a round white finish. The bidet bowl has an elongated shape and spots a single faucet hole.

The Nameek’s Moai Round Floor Standing Bidet has an overall height of 16.1” (40.9 cm), width of 16.1” (40.9 cm), and depth of 21.6” (54.9 cm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Nameek’s Moai Round Floor Standing Bidet labeled with height, width, and depth
The Nameek’s Moai Round Floor Standing Bidet is a contemporary floor standing bidet designed by Scarabeo from Italy with ceramic material and a round white finish. The bidet bowl has an elongated shape and spots a single faucet hole.

The Nameek’s Moai Round Floor Standing Bidet has an overall height of 16.1” (40.9 cm), width of 16.1” (40.9 cm), and depth of 21.6” (54.9 cm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Nameek’s Moai Round Floor Standing Bidet labeled with height, width, and depth
Nameek’s Moai Round Floor Standing Bidet
Height:
16.1” | 40.9 cm
Width:
16.1” | 40.9 cm
Length:
Depth:
21.6” | 54.9 cm
Weight:
50.7 lb | 23 kg
Area:

Type: Floor Standing

Materials
Ceramic
Designer
Nameek’s

Drawings include:
Nameek’s Moai Round Floor Standing Bidet front elevation, side, plan

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Kohler Memoirs Bidet

The Kohler Memoirs Bidet spots four faucet holes for upward delivery of water and gentle cleansing. The bidet is made of Vitreous china having graceful, crisp lines and a design resembling crown molding that makes it easy to pair with Memoirs Classic toilet or Memoirs Stately suites.

The Kohler Memoirs Bidet has an overall height of 15” (38 cm), width of 15.25” (38.7 cm), and depth of 25.6” (64.9 cm).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the Kohler Memoirs Bidet with height, width, and depth dimensions
The Kohler Memoirs Bidet spots four faucet holes for upward delivery of water and gentle cleansing. The bidet is made of Vitreous china having graceful, crisp lines and a design resembling crown molding that makes it easy to pair with Memoirs Classic toilet or Memoirs Stately suites.

The Kohler Memoirs Bidet has an overall height of 15” (38 cm), width of 15.25” (38.7 cm), and depth of 25.6” (64.9 cm).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the Kohler Memoirs Bidet with height, width, and depth dimensions
Kohler Memoirs Bidet
Height:
15” | 38 cm
Width:
15.25” | 38.7 cm
Length:
Depth:
25.6” | 64.9 cm
Weight:
56.5 lb | 25.6 kg
Area:

Type: Floor Standing

Materials
Vitreous china
Designer
Kohler

Drawings include:
Kohler Memoirs Bidet front elevation, side, plan

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Bidet Clearances

Bidet clearances are common recommendations for the spacing between bidets and bathroom impediments such as toilets and side walls in order to best service the user's comfort and accessibility.

Bidets should be installed with a minimum clearance between other fixtures, like toilets, of 12"-15" (30.5-38.1 cm). 12" (30.5 cm) was once the standard clearance, but modern recommendations are between 15"-18" (30.5-45.7 cm). The sizes and installation methods of bidets vary between designs, but most fixtures fall within a depth range of 24"-28" (61-71 cm) and width of 14"-16" (36-41 cm).

Dimensioned elevation and plan drawings for bidet clearances with minimum and recommended clearances
Bidet clearances are common recommendations for the spacing between bidets and bathroom impediments such as toilets and side walls in order to best service the user's comfort and accessibility.

Bidets should be installed with a minimum clearance between other fixtures, like toilets, of 12"-15" (30.5-38.1 cm). 12" (30.5 cm) was once the standard clearance, but modern recommendations are between 15"-18" (30.5-45.7 cm). The sizes and installation methods of bidets vary between designs, but most fixtures fall within a depth range of 24"-28" (61-71 cm) and width of 14"-16" (36-41 cm).

Dimensioned elevation and plan drawings for bidet clearances with minimum and recommended clearances
Bidet Clearances
Height:
Width:
Length:
Depth:
Weight:
Area:

Fixture Depth: 24”-28” | 61-71 cm
Bidet Width: 14”-16” | 36-41 cm
Toilet Width: 20”-24” | 51-61 cm
Towel Bar Height: 40” | 102 cm

Clearance Between Fixtures: 12” | 30.5 cm min.
Activity Zone (Minimum): 24” | 61 cm
Activity Zone (Recommended): 36” | 91 cm
Overall Width: 52”-64” | 132-163 cm

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Nameek’s Tizi Round Floor Bidet

The Nameek’s Tizi Round Floor Bidet comes from Scarabeo Tizi collection with a trendy style made of ceramic having a white finish. As a floor-standing bidet, it features a round bowl with one faucet that sprays water in a vertical direction.

The Nameek’s Tizi Round Floor Bidet has an overall height of 16.1” (40.9 cm), width of 15.4” (39.1 cm), and depth of 21.5” (54.6 cm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Nameek’s Tizi Round Floor Bidet labeled with height, width, and depth
The Nameek’s Tizi Round Floor Bidet comes from Scarabeo Tizi collection with a trendy style made of ceramic having a white finish. As a floor-standing bidet, it features a round bowl with one faucet that sprays water in a vertical direction.

The Nameek’s Tizi Round Floor Bidet has an overall height of 16.1” (40.9 cm), width of 15.4” (39.1 cm), and depth of 21.5” (54.6 cm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Nameek’s Tizi Round Floor Bidet labeled with height, width, and depth
Nameek’s Tizi Round Floor Bidet
Height:
16.1” | 40.9 cm
Width:
15.4” | 39.1 cm
Length:
Depth:
21.5” | 54.6 cm
Weight:
44.1 lb | 20 kg
Area:

Type: Floor Standing

Materials
Ceramic
Designer
Nameek’s

Drawings include:
Nameek’s Tizi Round Floor Bidet front elevation, side, plan

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