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  1. Daniella
    March 18, 2018 @ 7:27 pm

    Hi there,

    Awesome article!

    I don’t have any bidet in my bathroom, but I do have a sprayer. I know the differences between bidets as I used to have one when I was living in Europe. Anyway, I find it extremely difficult to use the sprayer. Every time I use it, it goes to another direction. I must be doing something wrong:)
    I am just curious, what would be easier to maneuver, the manual or the automatic sprayer?

    Thank you for this excellent post!


    • Advance My House
      March 29, 2018 @ 7:44 am

      Hi, Daniella,

      Thanks for your comment.  You are not doing anything wrong 🙂

      It does take some time to get used to using a bidet sprayer.  You will find that the more you use it, the easier it becomes.

      Both the manual and the automatic versions are useful for various persons, however, I have found that the automatic version makes it a bit more easier to maneuver.

      I hope this helps you out.


      June 25, 2018 @ 5:06 am

      Your comments are right. I suggest the new bidet, the KO BIDET, with steady, vertical stream, never pushing filth to uro-genitals. Cheap (18$),


  2. Bob
    March 23, 2018 @ 11:08 pm

    Thank you for the informative information on bidets, I think they are becoming more and more popular in the US.


    • Advance My House
      March 29, 2018 @ 7:53 am

      You are very correct, Bob. In due time, more and more US citizens will fully appreciate the beneficial uses of the bidet toilet.


  3. Hollie Rose
    March 25, 2018 @ 3:26 pm

    The hospital that i stayed in after I gave birth had a bidet spray and I have to say I loved it. Going to the toilet after birth can be messy and the spray always made it a lot easier and cleaner. I don’t think it was quite as fancy as the one you’re describing, it was more like a shower head but it did the job.
    Thanks for a great review!


    • Advance My House
      March 25, 2018 @ 3:26 pm

      You are welcome, Hollie. Glad to help and thanks for sharing your views.


  4. alenekeate
    March 27, 2018 @ 2:25 am

    I had never even heard of these things. One thing that seems really good is that it saves money. I am not sure if I am as adventurous as that. It does sound interesting though. Who knows, they might become the next big thing. Thank you for sharing this. I may just have to try this.


  5. TheToysThatTeach
    April 2, 2018 @ 11:41 am

    I have never heard of a bidet sprayer before which makes this dummy’s guide perfect me! I love the idea of reducing the carbon footprint, and with 4 kids and 2 adults in my house we use a lot of toilet paper!
    Are bidet sprayers something that are more common in Europe than in the US? I don’t remember ever seeing these at your local home improvement stores.



    • Advance My House
      April 4, 2018 @ 8:24 pm

      It’s good to see you familiarizing yourself with the use of Bidet Sprayers.  They are becoming increasingly popular, especially in the western world.

      And since you like the idea of keeping the environment safe, this will be the right choice for you and your family.

      They are not so popular at your local store, however, you can easily pick up yours at any major online store such as Amazon, Bestbuy, etc.

      Glad that this guide was able to help you out.

      -Advance My House Team


  6. sonny
    April 3, 2018 @ 7:55 pm

    Hello, I am interested in bidet’s I would like to get the best one that’s on the market because I do not have one installed in my home I was wondering what the cost of a brand new one like the whole bidet toilet to get it installed by a professional?I like the fact the bidet is a hygienic way to wash instead of wiping the private areas.


  7. Win Bill Huang
    April 4, 2018 @ 3:05 pm

    Bidet sprayers seems pretty good and sanitary. I know a lot of friends with hemmorhoids problem. Their biggest issue is the blood after they finish. The bidet sprayer really helps clean thoroughly after going to the bathroom.

    Bringing your own bar of soap sounds a bit inconvenient. I wonder if it is alright to use liquid soap instead. To me it feels easier to control the amount, and it is harder to contaminate the soap. It is just my thoughts.

    The mobile bidet spray is pretty cool. You can go to a friend’s house and stil be able to use a bidet. My friends will probably love it.

    Another use I can think of is to clean off a baby’s butt after she has a blow out (diarrhea mess). Instead of using a big wad of baby wipes, we can pretty much just spray it off. What do you think?


    • Advance My House
      April 4, 2018 @ 8:08 pm

      Hi, Win,

      You can definitely use liquid soap to do your wash up! This is what we recommended for sure since it’s much more hygienic.

      Bidet Sprayers do have a lot of uses and the cleaning of baby’s diapers is actually recommended. You can read this review of the Easy Giggles Cloth Diaper Bidet Spray to see how effective it is for this particular job.

      So yeah, it’s much better than having to keep buying and using baby wipes which can really add up to hundreds of dollars in the long run.

      Thanks for stopping by and we really appreciate your comment.



  8. jeffrey16201
    April 10, 2018 @ 4:31 pm

    I learned so much from this one post on bidet sprayers, I must admit I did not realize this is what those sprayers were referred as before reading your post. I also did not know there were so many to choose from, this product is not as common in where I live so not many people know so much about them.

    Being concerned about my health, I do think these sprayers would be a healthful addition to your bathroom routine, I thank you for so much information and I will share this with my family and friends


  9. Rebecca Etienne
    April 14, 2018 @ 7:59 am

    Great presentation. Not many folks in the US know about this sort of thing, so this was a nice discovery for all of us.

    When were bidets invented?

    I am assuming it was sometime after indoor toilets were invented.

    Is there any particular type of bidet that you recommend?


    • Advance My House
      April 16, 2018 @ 5:59 pm

      Hey, thanks for your interest and questions, Rebecca. It’s always a good thing to inform and educate others about Bidet products.

      The bidet was actually invented way back in the 17th century in France and the name “bidet” is actually derived from a furniture maker of French descent who was known as “Bide”. (Refer to this article for more info)

      We recommend bidets based on user preference. There are full bidet toilets, toilet seat attachment, sprayers, portable bidets, etc.


      • Scott
        April 8, 2020 @ 12:20 am

        17th century?! Interesting!


  10. Kari Nedrud
    April 14, 2018 @ 5:45 pm

    Hello! I loved reading this. I have always wanted a Bidet sprayer in my bathroom, and I also know several people who want it too. It is that very common nowadays here in Norway, but it WAS for a time back, I do remember that, I will show your page to my friends and I will definitely consider buying a Bidet Sprayer.

    Thank you,


    • Advance My House
      April 21, 2018 @ 10:21 pm

      Thank you, Kari.

      It’s good to know that you found value from the article and is considering getting a bidet sprayer.

      This is a wise move indeed.

      All the best and if you have any questions, feel free to send us a message!


  11. Jackie
    April 17, 2018 @ 2:53 pm

    Hi Jason!! Great article. We are planning on adding one to our master bathroom. I still remember seeing them at my grandmother’s house in all the bathrooms. It seems, as a society, that we forgot how healthy and enviromental freindly they are. It is good to know of all those other choices out there, especially the portable one. Thank you!


      June 25, 2018 @ 6:12 am

      Before installing a bidet I suggest that you should know the following:
      A FATAL MEDICAL MISTAKE REGARDING UTIs and ACQUIRED HOSPITAL INFECTIONS. Wiping back to front or front to back, or sideways is in anyway wrong and dangerous, particularly to women and more so to pregnant ones.


      After that there are two important questions to be urgently answered.

      1. Isn’t it strange that there are doctors, urologists, gynecologists and others, against any scientific logic, can excuse themselves or be satisfied to frivolously advise people and particularly women to continue using toilet. paper and just change wiping direction ? Don’t they know that microbes should be faced at their SOURCE and not just be dispersed around ?.

      2. Why the issue seems to be curiously (!!) ignored by World Health Organizations ? Counting and comparing the number of microbes under pants left after wiping and washing it is not a such formidable task to do, so this very serious in its implications scientific problem and the long going dispute between fans of the two parties would be solved once and for all.

      What is the SOLUTION?? The add on bidets already on market??? But, in most of them, the water jet is oblique, back to front ( wrong direction), that pushes filthy water towards uro-genital organs. What then????

      The only logical answer is: add on bidets with: VERTICAL (or front to back water stream), 100% safe and effective, even if there are HEMORRHOIDS.

      KO BIDET, 18$, with steady, vertical stream.

      ZISIS KONTOGOUNIS, retired medical doctor.


  12. Marcus
    April 19, 2018 @ 4:19 am

    Hello, thanks for the insight on the benefits of using a bidet. I have never used one before and you really shed some light on why it may be a good option. I never knew that there are so many different kinds and ways to use it. It all makes sense and I feel less reluctant to use one if it was available.


    • Advance My House
      April 23, 2018 @ 2:37 pm

      It’s great to see you educating yourself on the use of Bidet sprayers, Marcus.

      You will find that once you get used to the idea of using bidet sprayers and also bidet toilet seats, it will be difficult to go back to the traditional toilet that you now use.

      We suggest you get more knowledge on the use of history and the use of bidets by visiting this link here >>

      Thanks for stopping by to leave a comment and all the best!


  13. Scott
    April 8, 2020 @ 12:29 am

    Thank you for this very informative article! I’m getting a portable bidet, and, maybe later (I don’t own my residence, I rent), one attached to my toilet.


    • Advance My House
      April 8, 2020 @ 9:21 am

      That’s a smart decision, Scott 🙂 Be sure to check out our article about the best portable bidets as this will help you to purchase the right one.

      You can read it here >

      Of course, when you have your own residence, you can look into getting your very own bidet attachment or even a more upgraded bidet toilet.

      Thank you for your contribution to this article.


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