A bidet, traditionally a bowl designed to wash one’s private parts for good hygiene, is a common sight in European countries. While less popular in other parts of the world, the use of bidets in the United States has picked up over the years, and not without good reason as there are various benefits to using a bidet.
The handheld bidet sprayer is a popular choice because of its simplicity and affordability.
Known as bidet á seringue or bidet with a syringe, the upward sprayer that can be operated by a hand pump was invented in 1750 and still exists today with several modifications and improvements.
Also known as a bidet shower, handheld bidet sprayers consist of a handheld nozzle with a trigger that sprays water to assist in cleansing after using the bathroom. The sprayer is attached to a hose which in turn is attached to a water source. Handheld bidet sprayers are most suitable for those who want a bidet for one main purpose – for cleansing and can do without all the bells and whistles. Check out our list below for the best handheld bidet sprayers.
Best Handheld Bidet Sprayers
Brondell CleanSpa Advanced Bidet
One of the things that set Brondell’s CleanSpa apart from other handheld bidet sprayers is its curved design. The spray is meant to give users a more comfortable experience and more control over the area they are cleansing. One can easily control the spray of water with the help of a thumb control lever which you can move forward or backward depending on your preferred water pressure.
The package comes with a precision sprayer, a brass core T- valve, a metal spiral hose, a brass valve, and a holster for the sprayer.
According to customer reviews, most buyers were happy with the design and performance of the CleanSpa bidet sprayer. A lot of buyers found the thumb control easy to use and the spray spot on when it comes to controlling water pressure and in targeting areas that need cleaning. Installation is also quick and easy, taking only 10 minutes on average.
Some customers were put off by the plastic material of the sprayer handle but the chrome finish makes it blend easily into the metal parts. A couple of customers also found the need to purchase flexible toilet fitting if your toilet comes with a straight plastic one.
UMIRIO Bidet Sprayer Head
UMIRIO Bidet Sprayer Head is a multipurpose cleaning tool that can be used for washing diapers, showering, bathing pets, and personal hygiene. Made of engineering-grade ABS plastic with a chrome finish, it is resistant to corrosion, tarnishes, and scratches.
The sprayer head is also easy to use and one just needs to apply pressure on the handle to control the flow of water. UMIRIO sprayer can be purchased with the bidet head only but there is also an option to purchase the hose separately. The hose is made of stainless steel on the outside and an EPDM inner pipe with a solid brass connector.
Customers found the bidet sprayer head easy to install and spray pressure to be excellent. The sprayer head can also be used for a variety of purposes, making it suitable for households that need more than a bidet spray.
Some buyers, however, were disappointed with the quality of the sprayer heads. The plastic material made it easy to break and customers found that it didn’t last too long. Some also experienced leaking from the bidet head and the lever on the sprayer eventually got stuck in one position after some time.
Aqua Nexis Premium Bidet Sprayer
Aqua Nexis Bidet Sprayer is made from stainless steel and lead-free brass for sturdiness. The package comes with all the things you need to set up the bidet including the sprayer, hose, hanger and hook for mounting by the toilet or on the wall, and brass T-valve. The bidet sprayer can also be used for washing off cloth diapers and for Shattaf Muslim showers.
The bidet sprayer utilizes ComfortFlow technology to prevent sudden surprises from cold water even with variable water pressure. The sprayer also comes with a 360-degree pivoting nozzle with no-leak seals so it won’t drip and the hose won’t tangle or snarl. Aqua Nexis is easy to install and their customer service is happy to answer any questions from customers within 1 hour as part of their VIP service.
One of the highlights of customer’s experiences when it comes to the Aqua Nexis is the ease of installation. The option to hang the sprayer beside the toilet or on the wall is also one of the things users found especially useful. Customers also found the sprayer pressure easy to control just by pressing the handle.
SonTiy Handheld Bidet Sprayer
Son-Tiy bidet sprayer is made of solid brass. The T-valve is made of brass too and unlike other handheld sprayers, it doesn’t have to be switched off and can be used simultaneously with the toilet tank. It comes with spray modes for a gentle stream of water designed for personal hygiene and washing pets and a stronger jet spray for washing off cloth diapers and cleaning floors.
The SonTiy Bidet Sprayer is also guaranteed to be leak-proof, thanks to its complex ceramic disc seals that are resistant to high pressure. You can opt to install it by the toilet using the sprayer head holder or mount it on the wall using the hose nut holder.
Customers have commented that the bidet and its parts are well-made and easy to use. You can feel the weight of the materials are durable and the water pressure is easy to control. The spray also works efficiently and can clean effectively.
While uncommon, some buyers shared that their SonTiy bidet sprayers leaked despite normal use and ended up having to return their purchase.
FINIGE Handheld Bidet Sprayer
The FINIGE toilet sprayer gun can be used as a bidet sprayer, cloth diaper washer, pet shower gun, and floor washer. The package comes with the handheld bidet sprayer, bidet holder, flexible hose, bracket, hook, brass T-valve adapter, and other accessories for installation such as tape, screw, and washer. Similar to other handheld bidet sprayers, FINIGE is also easy to install and just needs to be connected to the flush tank to work.
The bidet sprayer works only with 7/8” toilets and FINIGE recommends turning off the T-valve adapter lever when not in use to prevent leakage and flooding.
Based on customer reviews, the bidet sprayer is really versatile as advertised. It can be used for different applications and not only in the bathroom. Installation is also easy and users seem to be happy with the water pressure from the spray. Users love the ease of use of the FINIGE sprayer and found it to be of good quality.
Despite the great feedback, some users had problems with the sprayer suddenly leaking and flooding their bathrooms. A couple of customers also had problems with the connector not attaching properly to the spray.
Veken Handheld Bidet Sprayer
Veken Bidet Sprayer is a multifunctional cleaner for personal hygiene, bathing pets, general washing, and cloth diaper cleaning. The set comes with all the things you’ll need for installation, including the sprayer, hose, brass T-valve, hook holder, tape, wrench, and other small parts.
The sprayer, hose, and holder are made of high-quality stainless steel. The hose also features double layers for protection from leaks. The handheld bidet sprayer has 2 water pressure modes, one for a soft water spray and a second one for a stronger jet stream.
Customers who purchased the Veken bidet sprayer found it easy to install thanks to the visual guide included in the manual. Users also found it useful and efficient in different cleaning tasks. The feature to adjust the water pressure is also something a lot of customers found to be a big plus.
While complaints of leaking are not common, some customers had issues with the nozzle dripping. Others also found that the bidet sprayer wouldn’t fir their toilet despite having a standard model.
AIFUSI Bidet Sprayer
AIFUSI Bidet Sprayer is a multipurpose cleaning spray than can be used for personal hygiene, washing cloth diapers, cleaning, and bathing pets. The installation kit comes with the sprayer, hose, spray holder, brass T-valve, Teflon tape, and screws. The sprayer is made of 304 stainless steel for durability and the hose features double protection from leaks thanks to a stainless-steel casing and an inner EPDM tube.
The handheld bidet sprayer has 2 options for water pressure – soft spray mode for feminine hygiene and jet spray mode for cloth diaper cleaning and similar tasks. The T-valve also allows users to adjust the pressure of water coming from the spray. One also has the option to attach the bidet sprayer by the toilet or on the wall, thanks to the versatile holder included in the kit.
Customers who bought the AIFUSI bidet sprayer said that the spray has a strong pressure which makes it a useful tool in cleaning off cloth diapers. The hose is also flexible so directing it toward the area that needs to be cleaned isn’t a problem.
Some users, however, found that the bidet sprayer leaked within a month or 2 of normal use. Some also said that the package they received was missing some essential accessories such as the washer inside the T-valve.
Abedoe Handheld Bidet Toilet Sprayer Kit
Abedoe Toiler Sprayer is an all-around tool for washing. From personal hygiene to cloth diaper cleaning, to toilet cleaning, the sprayer can handle different tasks efficiently with the help of a stainless-steel sprayer, hose, and brass T-valve. The kit also comes with a bidet holder hook, bidet holder plate, Teflon tape, and accessories set.
Water pressure can be adjusted via the lever on the T-valve. You just need to turn the lever to achieve the desired level of pressure and you’re all set to use the bidet sprayer. You also have the option to attach the sprayer on the toilet tank or on the wall.
One of the things customers love about the Abedoe sprayer is the durability. A lot of users have been using the sprayer for years and have purchased more after seeing how sturdy the sprayers were.
There have been some issues with small leaks but users were able to fix it with some tape.
GenieBidet Handheld Bidet Sprayer
GenieBidet Handheld Bidet is designed for durability. Made of high-quality ABS, the sprayer also has a brass and ceramic valve inside to prevent leaking and corrosion. The sprayer also comes with a 48-inch stainless steel hose with a nylon braided inner tube capable of withstanding up to 500 psi.
The T-connector of GenieBidet is what they refer to as a hybrid type, made with a combination of brass and ceramic with a plastic threaded neck to reduce the possibility of leaks from cross-threading. The T-lever allows users to adjust the water pressure from the bidet and you can shut off the water supply as needed.
Users of GenieBidet found installation fairly easy. The package comes with an instruction manual and diagrams so one can follow it step-by-step. The design is also something worth mentioning with the knob being easy to reach and you can control the stream of water coming out by pushing on the lever.
Some customers had trouble with the sprayer leaking after a couple of weeks of use and others commented that a stainless-steel braided water supply line would be more efficient in preventing leaks rather than the plastic that comes with the GenieBidet.
SmarterFresh Rounded Bidet Sprayer Head
SmarterFresh Bidet Sprayer Head is made with 304 stainless steel and a brass inner trigger brushed with a nickel finish. Made for a variety of applications, the sprayer head can be attached to any standard shower or bidet hose and used for cleaning cloth diapers, washing dishes, personal hygiene, and bathing pets to mention a few.
Other accessories can also be purchased separately from SmarterFresh, such as the bidet hose, bidet holder and wall mount, and T-valve.
Users have found the sprayer lever easy to use when it comes to controlling the water pressure with just one hand. It’s also easy to attach to a hose as long as it’s compatible with the head.
Some customers have complained that the quality is a bit poor, with the sprayer head leaking only after a month or so of use.
Ease of Installation
Most handheld bidet sprayers are easy to install and shouldn’t need any professional help. There are also kits that include everything you need to install the bidet sprayer, even the tools, and small parts. Some sprayers only come with just the head which is suitable if you have an existing hose and just looking to replace the sprayer head. Check out this video on how to install a bidet sprayer.
The material of sprayer and hose
Sprayers and hoses are commonly made of either ABS plastic or stainless steel. Plastic sprayers are light and easy to handle but may be easy to break and won’t last as long. Stainless-steel sprayers and hoses are more durable but are also heavier and might be an issue for users who have a weakened ability to hold objects.
The material of T-valve
A T-valve is an essential part of handheld bidet sprayers because they allow water from the outlet to go into two different directions, namely to the water tank of the toilet and the other to the bidet sprayer. Newer bidet sprayers have a brass T-valve but older ones are made from plastic. Brass T-valves are more durable and are less likely to leak.
Handheld bidet sprayers can be used for different purposes. Depending on what you will use it for, you might want to go for a bidet sprayer that offers different modes of water pressure.
Handheld vs Toilet Seat Bidet
Handheld bidet sprayers are cheaper compared to bidet toilet seat bidets. However, there is also a limit when it comes to functionality. Toilet seat bidets, especially electric ones, have various options from warm water, adjustable nozzles, to night light features and heated toilet seats.
If you are just after the main purpose of bidets which is cleaning, a handheld model will do just fine. If you prefer an upgrade to your bathroom experience and want more features that offer more comfort and luxury, toilet seat bidets are worth exploring too. A solution that’s a compromise between the two would be a bidet attachment – that goes on to your existing seat.
Handheld bidet sprayers offer convenience when it comes to hygiene and other daily tasks. Installing one in your bathroom can prove to be a good investment especially if there are people with mobility issues, the elderly, and kids in your home. Handheld bidet sprayers have different features and are made from different materials ranging from plastic to stainless steel, with the latter more durable and last longer. While there are different kinds of bidets available, a handheld sprayer is a good option for those on a limited budget and just wants a bidet sprayer that does its main purpose – cleaning.
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