Prevent Bathroom Accidents

Described by NY Times as “The smallest room in the house (that) can be a dangerous place.”, our household bathroom is one of the top places where accidents and injuries usually happen. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every year about 235,000 people over age 15 visit emergency rooms because of injuries suffered in the bathroom, and almost 14 percent are hospitalized. More than a third of the injuries happen while bathing or showering. More than 14 […]

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Help! I’m Remodeling!

The moment of panic. You’ve finished tiling half of the bathroom floor, only to realize that you measured incorrectly and your tiles will not actually cover the floor evenly. We’ve all been there. That’s why when planning to remodel your bathroom you need to be aware of what NOT to do. Angie’s List has a practical list of five common mistakes that are easy to forget, but just as easy to avoid if we’re aware of them: 5 common bathroom […]

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Kids, Bathrooms, and Clogged Drains

If you have kids in the house, chances are you can relate to this comic:     Even if your kids aren’t quite as creative as Calvin, there are other, easier ways of clogging or damaging a drain. For instance, kids are apt to drop or flush toys down the toilet, whether accidentally or intentionally: “GI Joes are some of the most common toys found in drains. A question that’s popped into every kids’ mind is whether or not their […]

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Showers and Water Use

Americans love their showers. There’s no getting around it: 7 Revealing Facts About How We Bathe As the senior research and development manager for Delta Faucet, Paul Patton conducts frequent surveys and studies to better understand the needs of his customers. Through this research, Patton has observed an intriguing phenomenon… But, as my father informed me daily throughout my childhood years, showers use a lot of water. And I mean a lot. Someone posted a question on ask.com wondering how […]

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