How do you power up a bidet seat?

How to: add electrical outlet for bidet toilet seats. Most bathrooms have at least one outlet, and an electric-powered bidet will come with a cord to plug into the wall. For instance, Omigo requires a three-prong GFCI grounded outlet that operates on a standard 120-volt AC.

Does a bidet toilet need a dedicated circuit?

Electric bidet seats do not require dedicated circuits as long as there are no other high drawing appliances being actively used on the same circuit.

Do you need an electrical outlet for a bidet?

Bidet toilet seats need to be plugged into an electrical outlet in order to operate. This can be a problem as many household bathrooms do not have an electrical outlet readily available near the toilet. The power cords on most bidet seats are about 4ft long, so what should you do if your outlet is farther than that?

Where does the outlet go in a bidet toilet?

Since the electrical cords on bidet seats are about 4 feet long, it’s recommended that new outlets be installed on the wall behind the toilet. Most of the electrical cords extend out from the right hand side of the bidet when facing the toilet, so plan accordingly.

Can I use an extension cord for my bidet?

Is it safe to use an extension cord with a bidet? It’s perfectly safe to use an extension cord with a bidet. You need a 3-wired extension cord that’s rated to handle at least 15 amps (1800 watts) and you need to plug it into a GFCI protected outlet.

Do heated toilet seats need electricity?

Most heated toilet seats require a standard 115-volt power source. Because these electric appliances are located in the bathroom and close to various water sources, including the toilet itself, it’s wiser (and safer) to plug it into a GFCI wall outlet.

How much electricity does a heated toilet seat use?

How much electricity does a bidet seat use? The average consumption will be about 211.70 kWh. That amount of power adds up to roughly $16.94 per year.

Does an electric bidet use a lot of electricity?

The most efficient electric bidets use about 14 kWh/month ($1.85), which is about that of the average printer. The least efficient bidets can consume up to ~160 kWh/month (about $20), but usually cost about $5-10 per month to use.