If you’re comfortable with intermediate DIY tasks, you could save time and money by installing your own bidet. In this expert guide, we’ll show you exactly how to do it, with step-by-step instructions and video.

Whilst they may not be a common sight in British bathrooms, bidets are increasing in popularity.

Orchard Eden floorstanding bidet


Tools you’ll need:

  • Electric drill
  • Hammer
  • Pencil
  • Safety equipment
  • Spirit level
  • Standard screwdrivers

Check you have the following:

Usually supplied with the bidet:

  • Floor brackets

Not usually supplied with the bidet:

Time to complete:

  • 1–2 hours

Step-by-step video

For instructional purposes, in this video, we show you how to fit the Orchard Eden floorstanding bidet.


Here is how to install a bidet

  1. Place the bidet in position and check it’s level using a spirit level.
  2. Mark the outline of the bidet onto the wall using a pencil.
  3. Mark and drill the holes into the floor for the floor brackets. Remember to use the correct safety equipment when using tools, as well as the correct drill and bit for the surface type.
  4. Fit the pop up waste and rod as per the instructions supplied.
  5. Fit the tap. This is exactly the same process as fitting a basin mixer tap.
  6. Fit the trap to the underside of the waste.
  7. Place the bidet against the wall and attach the tap connectors and waste pipe.
  8. Secure the bidet to the floor brackets.
  9. Seal all joins with silicone.

Congratulations, you’ve successfully fitted your bidet.


Step by step images

To help you visualise each step of the installation process, we’ve provided step by step images below, showing you how to install a bidet.

Placing the bidet in position and checking it’s level.

Placing the bidet in position

Marking the outline of the bidet.

Marking the outline of the bidet

Drilling holes into the floor for brackets.

Drilling holes into the floor

Fitting the pop up waste and rod.

Fitting the pop up waste and rod

Fitting the bidet tap.

Fitting the bidet tap

Fitting the trap to the underside of the waste.

Fitting the trap

Attaching the tap connectors and waste pipe.

Attaching the tap connectors and waste pipe

Securing bidet to floor with brackets.

Securing bidet to floor

Sealing all joints with silicone.

Sealing


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