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Do I Really Have to Wear Flip Flops in a Public Shower?

Posted on March 18th, 2019

Wear shoes in the shower? It sounds like a sentence dripping oxymoron, right? After all, the big idea of a shower is to remove everything to get everything squeaky clean. So, why would you wear flip flops, sandals, or water shoes in the shower? Ironically enough, the answer is cleanliness. It’s a Dirty World When […]

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Is it Possible for a Toilet Bowl to Crack?

Posted on March 18th, 2019

As people age, it’s natural to notice increased wrinkling of the skin. And as toilets age, it’s important to pay attention if you notice signs of aging as demonstrated by a crack in the toilet bowl. Left unattended, toilet bowl cracks can begin leaking water, causing damage to the surrounding flooring. Additionally, leaking toilet bowl […]

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Why are Toilets Ceramic or Porcelain?

Posted on March 13th, 2019

When you look at a toilet, did you ever wonder what it’s made of? If so, did you ever question why all toilets are made of either ceramic or porcelain? Believe it or not, it’s rare that you’ll find a “throne” that is composed of any other material. Better yet, when was the last time […]

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What are Microbeads and Why Are They Bad to Use?

Posted on February 25th, 2019

Microbeads were created in 1976 by John Ugelstad. These beads are produced by polystyrene and are precisely the same size today as they were years ago. These beads were to be used in the treatment of cancer, help with home pregnancy tests and other biological testing. However, microbeads have actually been an environmental disaster. What […]

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How to Use Your Garbage Disposal

Posted on February 19th, 2019

Gurgle, grind, woosh are the sounds of a garbage disposal getting rid of waste from your kitchen sink — but that’s only if you’re using it correctly. Just like putting your directional on when switching lanes, it’s important to take a few important steps into consideration before making a move and tossing any object down […]

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Here’s Why Hot Showers Are Bad For Your Bathroom

Posted on February 18th, 2019

When you tend to take a shower, how high do you usually bump up the temperature? For most homeowners, they’ll make it moderately warm — but of course, there are some that like to turn their water temperature up to the highest peak. While hot water may feel as if it will give you the […]

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Don’t Flush These Items Down the Toilet…

Posted on February 13th, 2019

When it comes to a toilet, it’s up to you to make the right decision of what you should flush and should not flush. Ideally, anything that makes you ponder should be tossed out in a nearby garbage can — but many homeowners would rather just flush the unimaginable down their toilet, which leads to […]

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This is How You’re Destroying Your Indoor Air Quality

Posted on February 11th, 2019

On a scale from one to ten, how often do you think you’re destroying your indoor air quality? Well, for most homeowners, they’ll probably give themselves a rating of five or less (and we would give ourselves that, too) — but you could actually be doing even more damage than you think. In this moment […]

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Ways to Organize Your Bathroom

Posted on February 6th, 2019

Sometimes, the messiest room in your home won’t be a bedroom, but the bathroom down the hall. From hair brushes on the countertop to shampoo bottles being askew, there’s never a dull moment when it comes to a cluttered bathroom. Although the task may seem impossible, at first, take a deep breath and follow these […]

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Simple Spa-Like Bathroom Transformation Tips

Posted on January 29th, 2019

A spa is a place that you can relax, unwind and forget about all of your problems. In fact, you don’t even have to leave your home to enjoy a spa experience. Without further ado, here are several, simple ways that you can transform your bathroom into a spa. Declutter You can instantly improve your […]

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