Q1. Can a bidet be added to an existing toilet?
Bidet toilet seats are designed to be installed by anyone, no special skills are needed. This type of bidet attaches directly to your existing toilet, so you don't even need to worry about new plumbing. You also don't need to worry about whether the bidet water is clean (in case you were wondering)!
Q2. How do you retrofit a toilet with a bidet?
Here's how to install a bidet toilet seat:
- Remove the old toilet seat.
- Turn off the water supply to your toilet.
- Install the T-Valve to your toilet's existing supply line.
- Mount the bidet toilet seat to the toilet.
- Connect the bidet seat to your water supply.
Q3. How much does it cost to install a bidet outlet?
When it comes to electric bidet toilet seats, hopefully, your bathroom already has an outlet close to the toilet. If it doesn't or if the outlet isn't a ground fault interrupter(GFI) outlet, you'll likely need to get an electrician involved. The normal price for installing an outlet is around $100.
Q4. Do you need a plumber to install a bidet?
With a bidet toilet seat or handheld sprayer, you don't require the needs of a plumber, but for an electronic bidet, you might need an electrician. You'll require an electrician to install an electrical outlet nearby the toilet. This can run anywhere from $25-$100, often it isn't a very complicated job for the electrician.