Dec
2016
5

8 Tips To Germ Proof Your Bathroom

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Good hygiene is conducive to good health and so taking precautions to make sure our surroundings are as germ-free as possible is a relatively easy way of helping us to stay well. One of the most bacteria-laden places in our homes is the bathroom. But there are ways we can make the environment less germ-friendly. Here are a few tips on how to accomplish a more bacteria-free bathroom: Flush the toilet with the lid closed We may not realize it, but every time the toilet is flushed bacteria sprays into nearby areas. So, if someone is ill this can be…


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Dec
2016
2

Can squeegees prevent soap scum buildup?

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Soap scum — nobody likes it, but nearly every shower has it at one time or another. You’ve seen it; that gross buildup that makes its way onto nearly every surface in the bathroom shower. Simply put, soap scum is a mixture of soap and hard water that dries to walls, glass doors, countertops, bathtubs, flooring and more. The good news is that there’s an easy way to get rid of it: Prevent it in the first place. The most effective way to keep buildup at bay is to use a shower squeegee and use it often. No matter which surface…


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Nov
2016
30

Taking measurements to find the perfect toilet valet

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Putting a toilet valet in your bathroom will change the way you experience your space. Not only are they great for complementing your bathroom decor, but they also make it possible to keep an extra roll of toilet paper within reach just in case. When it comes to finding the perfect toilet caddy for your bathroom, you first need to make sure it will fit in your space. All our toilet valets are compact in overall size, making them an easy solution to your bathroom. While compact in size, our Toilet Caddies are all designed with stability in mind and a…


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Nov
2016
29

How a vanity mirror might save you some embarrassment when you arrive at the office

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Getting ready for the day can be stressful. Not only do you have to wake up, shower, put on makeup, eat breakfast and gather your belongings, you have to do it all before you rush to catch the bus or train or hop in the car to beat the morning rush. In a perfect world, you’d make it to the office looking flawless. In reality, a good goal on a busy morning is to just look presentable upon arrival. That means avoiding walking in with a streak of foundation down your cheek. It also means your clothing matches and isn’t…


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Nov
2016
21

Best finishes for bathroom accessories

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Whether you’re remodeling your entire bathroom or are just looking to update your accessories, making sure you’ve chosen the right finish is important. You want a finish that matches your bathroom and your preferences. From knowing how much maintenance is needed to which styles work best with each finish, there are a few things you’ll want to consider before making your decision. Here’s a crash course on different bathroom finishes. Chrome With a chrome finish, versatility is everything. In fact, you can match this finish with practically any style. It’s easy to clean, maintenance is simple, and finding coordinating accessories…


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Nov
2016
14

Tips To Keep Your Hair Tools Organized

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When it comes to hair tools, there tend to be a lot of them in the average household bathroom. Since these hair tools are generally used on a daily basis, it is all too common for them to perpetually live on your bathroom countertops. Not only does this make your look space look cluttered and leave you feeling stressed out, but it can make mornings more of a hassle. However, there is a way to keep your hair tools not only organized, but also out of the way, while still being easily accessible. Here are some tips. Get Yourself A…


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Nov
2016
7

6 Reasons You Should Use A Shower Seat

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Just as the name would suggest, shower seats give you a spot to sit down during your shower. But they do much more than that. Shower seats elevate your shower experience, allowing you to feel as though every shower is just like spending it at the spa. Here are six reasons why you should use a shower seat. They’re Relaxing And Stress Reducing At the end of a long day, it is a treat to unwind under a stream of hot water. But a shower seat can make your shower experience even more relaxing, providing you with a comfortable spot…


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Oct
2016
20

How long is too long for a toothbrush?

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If you follow the American Dental Association’s (ADA) recommendations, you probably go see the dentist for a cleaning every six months. Then after your visit, your dental hygienist most likely gives you a toothbrush. But if you aren’t replacing your toothbrush in between visits, chances are you’re not fully complying with the ADA’s suggestions. To ensure you’re maintaining proper hygiene, here are some toothbrush tips from the American Dental Association. Know when to replace You should be getting a new toothbrush every three to four months. You may need to trade it out sooner if the bristles become damaged or…


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Oct
2016
17

Common Bathroom Remodeling Mistakes

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When it comes to remodeling your bathroom, there is a lot of room for error. These errors can cost you both time and money. However, the good news is that many of these errors are quite common and can actually be avoided. With that, here are some of very common bathroom remodeling mistakes. Not Having a Plan In Place Before Demolition Don’t think that you can simply figure things out as you go along, as this can lead to a lot of potential problems in the future. Instead, have an idea of your budget, what materials you are going to…


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Oct
2016
13

Make your morning routine more efficient

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Between getting up, getting ready and getting out of the house for the day, things can get pretty busy. Add in waking up the kids and getting them dressed and ready to go, and your morning is jam packed before you even step foot into the office. Here are some ideas to help you make your morning routine a little easier to manage. Set two alarms. Don’t fret about waking up late. Simply set two alarms — one for the time you want to wake up, and the next for exactly one minute later. That way, even if you sleep…


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