Sep
2016
21

Do’s and Don’ts to keep a sponge fresh

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Few things smell worse than a stinky sponge in the kitchen, and you can always tell when it starts to get that not-so-great odor that bacteria are growing all over the place. To combat the problem, simply follow a few do’s and don’ts of kitchen sponge hygiene. The “fresh” answer to wet, smelly sponges and soft, sticky soap. The Trickle Tray channels direct water into a sink or bathtub and allow air flow to help with the drying process. First, the don’ts: Don’t use your sponge on the countertop. You do not want to transfer the bacteria…


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Sep
2016
14

High-quality, commercial-grade bathroom products you can have at home

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Whether you’re at a restaurant, the gym or in the office, chances are you’ve noticed high-quality products in commercial bathrooms. From dispensers to bath and shower accessories, it’s easier than ever to get pro-quality goods in your own home. Here are some bathroom design ideas to get you started in the right direction. Single-chamber dispensers There are so many different models of dispensers on the market that finding one to fit with your luxury bathroom idea is simple. If you’re looking to store one type of soap, browse for a single-chamber design. These models work great for hand soap, dish…


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Sep
2016
8

Key elements of 2016’s most popular bathroom style trend

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Looking to upgrade your bathroom this year? According to the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), a clean and modern design is the go-to bathroom style of 2016. Transitional bathroom designs combine facets of traditional and contemporary styles to create a comfortable room that isn’t too classic or bold. If you’re thinking about recreating this look in your home, here is a list of the key elements found in transitional bathroom designs. 1. Neutral shades When it comes to paint color, transitional styles generally highlight neutral hues. These lighter colors, such as light gray, tan, beige and white, have the…


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Sep
2016
5

Clean Your Bathroom Faucet The Right Way

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A less than polished bathroom faucet adds a lot of grunginess to your space, since the countertop is the first thing you see when you enter the bathroom. Unfortunately, this is often the reality given all of the grime and calcium deposits that accumulate on the faucet. The good news is that there is a way to keep your bathroom faucet looking clean and sparkly throughout the week. Here’s how to clean it the right way: Daily maintenance is important Taking a damp cloth and wiping away all of the dirt and grime on and around your faucet at the…


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Aug
2016
22

Planning A Trip? 6 Necessary Items For Your Toiletry Kit

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When it comes to travel, your toiletry kit is one of the most important things that you will be packing. However, there is an art to packing it: we typically don’t have a lot of space or want to be carrying very heavy bags. Therefore, it is necessary to focus on the essentials. Here are six essential items to add to your toiletry kit for your vacation or business trip. The Basics: Keep in mind that we have not included shampoo and conditioner on the list given that most hotels typically provide these items. Assuming you are staying at a…


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Aug
2016
16

Your most awkward workplace bathroom moments

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Workplace bathrooms can be a great place for awkward encounters, but don’t let that keep you from seeing the humor in those sometimes embarrassing situations. After all, these painfully awkward situations happen to the best of us when we have to get up close and personal with our colleagues, boss or even the head of the company. Source: DesignTAXI Here are some of the awkward moments you may have encountered: Checking to see if a stall is free and accidentally making eye contact with your boss’ boss. Stepping into the only free stall only to find…


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Aug
2016
10

How to clean a toilet the right way: Step by step

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“Cleaning the toilet is one of my favorite chores!” said no one. Ever. While cleaning the toilet is a disgusting chore, it’s absolutely necessary. And on the plus side, it’s uncomplicated. But did you know there is a right way to clean your toilet? It prevents the spread of dangerous bacteria and viruses while saving you precious time and energy. Here’s your step-by-step guide on how to clean your toilet the right way. 1. Move everything away from the toilet. You wouldn’t want any cleaner or toilet water to splash out and require extra cleanup. Remove all excess items from around…


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Aug
2016
5

Rethinking the Workplace Restroom

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Workplace designs have come a long way from where they used to be. We no longer have utilitarian spaces solely focused on productivity and efficiency; instead, we now see offices that cater to work-life balance and characteristics of human nature. Workplaces are redesigning their spaces to encourage more visual, verbal and nonverbal social interactions between employees. It’s natural for humans to want to congregate around food and beverages, so office amenities such as a snack shelf or beverage are becoming more and more common. But just like eating food, going to the restroom is also part of everyone’s daily routine.…


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Aug
2016
1

5 Bathroom Items You Have To Buy When Moving Into A New Home

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Part of the excitement of moving into a new home is making each and every space perfect. Here are some items that you should consider adding to your bathroom. Not only will they elevate it to a spa type of experience but they will also minimize clutter and maximize organization, making your mornings easy and your evenings utterly relaxing.   A Medicine CabinetWe can never have enough storage solutions. This is particularly important when we move into a new house and become eager to ensure that everything stays as neat and organized as possible. Medicine cabinets make attractive storage solutions…


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Jul
2016
26

5 simple tips to organize your bathroom cabinets

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Are your mornings one hectic jumble of searching for the right medicines, digging around for Q-tips and untangling hair tool wires? Stop beginning your day on a stressful note. Organize your bathroom cabinets with these easy tips: Ask yourself one question “Will I use this?” If you won’t, toss it straight into the trash. There’s no need to hold onto that hair-tamer tool you tried once three years ago. Don’t give up precious space for bathroom items you’ll never use again. Use up what you have If you’re planning to keep it, make sure you use it. Don’t be tempted by the…


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