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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Budget Bathroom Cleaning Guide

Fancy hotel bathroom

We all prefer a clean bathroom over one that is disorganized, dusty, or straight out gross. For obvious reasons, the bathroom is one of the harder rooms to keep clean, and if you own an old house or an old bathroom additional challenges will present themselves over time. The good news is that you don’t …

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