Best Face Washcloths for Your Bathroom

towels washcloths in dryer

Facial washcloths can seem like such a minor thing, even in your bathroom, but they really are an important part of getting your bathroom up to tip top shape. Having a washcloth just for the face is sanitary, practical, and yet another opportunity to organize things in a way that makes sense and provides a …

View Post

Where Do Bathroom Slugs Come From?

bathroom slug

No one wants pests in their bathroom and while slugs can be less obnoxious than clouds of bathroom gnats and less jarring than seeing a snake trying to come through the toilet or drain, they’re still not something you want to see infesting your house in general and your bathroom in particular. Generally speaking, this …

View Post

Pros & Cons of Undermount Bathroom Sinks

Torva Undermount Sink

Many first time homeowners might be surprised to learn just how many different type and styles of bathroom sinks there are. It’s not something many of us think about until the first time it actually becomes an issue whether due to needed repairs, inheriting a bad fit for what you need from your bathroom, or …

View Post

How to Block a Bathtub Drain Without a Plug

water draining

You would think a drain would be a simple concept, and the general idea is. While most people struggling with a drain are trying to unclog it without having to pay a professional plumber to do it, sometimes you have the opposite problem where there’s a drain without a plug – which makes bathing very …

View Post

How Do Bathroom Vents Work in Apartments?

Apartment Complex Ventilation

Admittedly, this is a question I also had back in my apartment days. It was nice to be lucky enough to live in apartments that actually set up proper bathroom vents that worked and were well-maintained, but considering you’re in a building full of apartments, how do you know smoke, dust, and debris from other …

View Post

Why Is a Bathroom Called a Restroom?

bloomberg old fashioned rest room

Sometimes local slang is a bit odd, or at least comes that way once you stop to think about it. In the United States the words “bathroom” and “restroom” are used as interchangeable synonyms. They both mean the same thing, but that seems a bit odd, doesn’t it? Who would want to spend time in …

View Post

Best Toilet Seats for Big People

Big John Heavy Duty Toilet Seat

One thing you definitely don’t want to hear when sitting down in your own bathroom is a loud crack or snap. Then you start shifting…hopefully not too far, but the day is already gone sideways in a bad way. Whether you call yourself obese, big-boned, big, or you don’t care for pleasantries and just call …

View Post

How to Get Hair Dye Out of a Bathtub

Clean Tiled Bathroom

Stains in the bathroom are nothing new. In most places the water is going to be hard enough to leave a ring or residue over enough time and that’s even before adding in things like dirt, muck, and whatever else needs to be washed off from a shower. Whether cleaning up a bathtub or sink, …

View Post