Bidets rule even when there’s not a TP shortage. These are the best ones.

Bidets rule even when there's not a TP shortage. These are the best ones.

The Great Toilet Paper Famine of 2020 might just be changing the future of U.S. homes — or at least their bathrooms.

Bidets have never really caught on in America. When people hear bidet, they either think Europe or extra: Really nice foreign hotels, rich people’s houses in movies, or Marie Antoinette’s pre-toilet paper chambers.

But when coronavirus fears made trips to the grocery store complicated, people started preparing for the worst. Toilet paper sections in stores and online were barren for weeks. Though stock has somewhat replenished since then, realizing mid-pee that the roll beside you is empty still brings a whole new level of anxiety. Read more…

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BEST FOR FULL HOUSEHOLDS

Brondell Swash 1400

Every trip to the toilet can be customized with this luxury bidet’s slew of settings on a wireless remote.

  • Water temperature: Cold or warm with unlimited hot water
  • Pressure settings: 7
  • Heated seat: Yes
  • Outlet required: Yes


$649.99 from Target

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BEST BANG FOR YOUR BUCK

Toto Washlet C200

The internet stans the Toto Washlet C200 for its sweet balance of price and features, including pre-mist.

  • Water temperature: Cold or warm, but no unlimited hot water
  • Pressure settings: 5
  • Outlet required: Yes
  • Heated seat: Yes


$429 from Wayfair

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BEST BIDET ATTACHMENT

Tushy Classic

Bidets are much less intimidating thanks to Tushy’s one-knob attachment and awesome social media presence.

  • Water temperature: Cold with Tushy Classic, cold or warm with Tushy Spa (no unlimited hot water)
  • Pressure settings: 2
  • Outlet required: No
  • Heated seat: No


$89 from Tushy

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BEST HANDHELD BIDET

CleanSpa Handheld Bidet Sprayer by Brondell

No unscrewing or measuring is needed for Brondell’s no-fuss handheld sprayer, which offers decent stream consistency.

  • Water temperature: Cold
  • Pressure settings: 2
  • Outlet required: No
  • Heated seat: N/A


$69.99 from Target

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MOST AFFORDABLE HEATED SEAT

Brondell Swash 300

People who hate cold toilet seats will be psyched to find an affordable bidet with four temperature settings.

  • Water temperature: Cold or warm, but no unlimited hot water
  • Pressure settings: 6
  • Outlet required: Yes
  • Heated seat: Yes


$235 from Lowe’s

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BEST PORTABLE BIDET

Tushy Travel

Stay squeaky clean when you’re away from home with Tushy’s stealthy, collapsible travel bidet.

  • Temperature control: N/A (but you can wait for the water to get hot before filling)
  • Pressure settings: N/A
  • Outlet required: No
  • Heated seat: N/A


$29.99 from Tushy