Have you been having trouble with your bidet? The blasting pressure of the water is weaker than your cat’s sneeze. It’s not getting you clean.
There may be a simple solution to this problem: clean your bidet nozzle!
Before we get into it, let’s review what a bidet is and why you might want to use one.
A bidet (pronounced bi-day) is a plumbing fixture installed next to the toilet that sprays water on your butt after you poop, to make cleaning yourself easier and more sanitary than with toilet paper alone. Using one saves money on toilet paper, reduces waste, and makes all of us cleaner beings overall by helping us feel fresh as daisies.
However, bidet nozzles can get clogged up with dirt and limescale with use. It can get dirty to a point that it’s hard for the water to spray out. Not to mention the bacteria build up on the nozzle.
In this article, I’ll teach you an all-natural way of cleaning your bidet nozzle by using baking soda.
What You’ll Need:
- Baking Soda
- A bowl
- A toothbrush with soft bristles
- An old, damp cloth (preferably cotton)
1. Turn the bidet off and remove the nozzle.
2. Mix up a paste of baking soda and water. It should be thick enough to stick to the nozzle, but thin enough that it can easily be wiped off.
3. Wipe down the nozzle with the paste, using a soft cloth or sponge. Be sure to get both inside and outside of the nozzle.
4. Rinse your cloth or sponge and wipe down any excess baking soda mixture from the nozzle with fresh water. You may also want to rinse off your hands at this point as well! Keep rinsing until all traces of grit have been removed from both sides of your bidet’s nozzle, then dry it thoroughly before putting it back in place on your toilet seat or bidet attachment!
How Often should you Clean Your Bidet Nozzle?
How often you clean your bidet nozzle depends on how much you use it. If you use your bidet nozzle daily, it’s a good idea to give it a deep cleaning once a month. However, if you don’t use your bidet nozzle very frequently, then cleaning it every 2-3 months may be sufficient. Use your best judgment.
Benefits of Using Baking Soda to Clean Your Bidet
Baking soda is a form of sodium bicarbonate, making it non-toxic and safe to use in your home. It’s also inexpensive and can be found at any grocery store.
Baking soda is a natural deodorizer and will act as an air freshener when you sprinkle it on surfaces. The baking soda absorbs unpleasant smells which help eliminate pesky odors that can stick around for days.
Plus, because baking soda is only mildly abrasive, you won’t have to worry about scratches appearing on surfaces the longer you leave them unchecked!
A kitchen staple with many uses around the house, baking soda is a powerful cleaning agent that can remove grime build-up from your bidet nozzle without damaging its surface material.
So, you’ve learned how to clean the bidet nozzle with baking soda. It’s a simple process, and it should be done once in a while.
Cleaning it is an important step because the nozzle has to be clean for efficient spraying – this means it will be more effective in cleaning your butt! Who doesn’t want that?
If you are looking for more ways to use baking soda, see my article on how to clean your car headlights with baking soda.
Thanks for dropping by my blog.
-Baking Soda Guy