Bidet attachments are popular for the hygienic cleaning of your butt. Besides, they are much more affordable and convenient than toilet paper. In addition to it, it is easy to install and setup in your existing toilet.
Simply Remove the old toilet cover, connect the “T” valve to your water pipeline, and mount the bidet seat to your toilet. If you are installing a bidet sprayer, pull out the water supply hose, and connect the bidet “T” valve. Now attach the water supply hose at the lower side and the other end at the upper side.
Any users can easily install bidet attachments without plumbers. You need to know the correct positions for each attachment tool. However, In this article we have mentioned each steps to install a bidet attachment seat or sprayer.
Prepare Required Before Installing Bidet Attachments
Preparing your existing toilet is vital before working on bidet converter kits. Every bathroom has a different installation system and bolts that secure the parts. You may not need experts, but simple plumbing tools are essential. So bring specific tools, an adjustable wrench, a screwdriver, and a towel or bucket. Now follow the below mentioned steps to prepare your toilet.
First, determine which bidet attachment you are using.
For Bidet sprayer Attachment:
- First, turn off the valve located at the bottom of the water tank
- Drain all the liquids by flushing the toilet
- Use a wrench to disconnect the water supply hose from the tank
- Bring a towel or container to store excess water
For Bidet Seat attachment:
- First, open the hinge cover available at the top end of the toilet seat
- Use a screwdriver to remove the mounting bolts
- Store the bolts in a secure place
- Gently remove the upper toilet seat cover
How to Install Bidet Seat Attachment?
Bidet seats are the widely used toilet attachment for the bathroom. The manufacturer already designed the kit remembering the owner’s convenience. So you don’t need any plumber’s help to install a bidet seat attachment. Follow our step-by-step guide to complete the toilet attachment within minutes. You can apply the following methods in both electric and non-electric bidet seat attachments.
First, remove the existing toilet seat cover by following our preparation steps. Now start connecting the bidet “T” valve at the bottom of the water tank. Remember, the rubber should be attached to the big bolt side of the “T” valve.
Connect the water supply pipe at the bottom of the “T” connector. You can use Teflon tape to secure the waterline effectively. Connect the rotating bolt to the “T” valve by hand securing and pressing. Note: – Avoid tightening the nut too much.
It’s time to install the mounting plate on top of the toilet. Keep the rubber side face down, and the curved side looks upward. Insert the mounting bolts through the upper holes and adjust the brackets. Now adjust the washer and hand-tighten the mounting bolts for better placement. Lastly, connect the bidet hose to the water inlet at your seat.
Gently Place your bidet seat in front of the mounting plate. Slide or push the seat attachment into the plate. You can ensure the connection by hearing a “click” sound. Now it’s time to hand tighten the bolts or plastic screw threads.
Note: – If the seat cover becomes too short or long for you, adjust the mounting plate. Lose the underneath bolt and move the plate upward or backward.
Turn on the main water supply and check for any leakage. Inspect each bolt and attachment if there are any adjustments required. Flush the tank and turn on the auto sprayer to monitor the installation.
How to Install Bidet Sprayer Attachment?
The bidet handheld sprayer is another budget-friendly attachment for owners. This installation is much easier than a bidet seat. A bidet sprayer directly connects to the main water supply to offer hygienic cleaning. Follow the below steps to install a bidet sprayer to your existing toilet.
First, turn off the main water supply valve and the toilet tank. Rotate the knob clockwise, flush the toilet and hold it until the tank becomes empty. Now you can start following the next step.
Unscrew the fill valve and remove the water supply hose at the bottom of the toilet tank. Connect the “T” valve and make sure the rubber washer is inside the connector. Remember, this washer is between the fill and the “T” valve. Hand-tighten the connection using light pressure.
Connect the water supply hose at the bottom of the “T” valve. Secondly, screw the sprayer hose at the side of the valve. Avoid giving too much pressure while screwing the connections. Always make sure the sprayer head is well attached to the hose.
Turn on the main water supply valve and look for any leakage. If you find any leaks use plumbing tape to secure the connection. Press the bidet sprayer knob and check if the water is coming out normally.
Note: – If there is no leakage, the handheld sprayer works without hustle. This bidet attachment divers clean water before it reaches the tank. So you get a clean and hygienic water supply every time.
FAQs on Installation of Bidet Attachement
How to Install a Freestanding Bidet?
Freestanding Bidet may need more space in your bathroom. This installation is more complex than other bidet attachments. We suggest taking professional help to conduct these tasks.
Why is My Bidet Sprayer Leaking?
If your bidet sprayer starts leaking, immediately check the nozzles. Crack, clogged, or any damage can cause this situation. If you find any loose connection, secure the place using plumbing tape.
Do You Need a Plumber to Install a Bidet Attachment?
Most Bidet attachments are designed to worry about user convenience. So many owners can install the toilet converter kit without the plumber’s help. However, you can always look for expert help from your local area.
Can You Attach a Bidet to Any Toilet?
Most bidet attachments have universal design that easily install on standard size toilets. Bidets are user friendly and come with every required tool for installation. So don’t worry about adjusting these attachments on your existing toilet.
Remember, properly adjusting the “T” valve is vital to install these attachments. Bidet seats or sprayers directly connect to these valves. This toilet attachment connects the water supply from the wall to your seat, So ensure the hose and bolt connections are secure. You should also inspect any leakage or lose connection during attachments. Blindly follow our step-by-step guide and install bidet converter kits without hustle.