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Our website features design ideas, plumbing advice, showering & bathing tips, remodeling guides, and more.

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How to Soften Hard Water in the Shower (5 Methods)

Some homeowners are lucky enough to have never experienced hard water in their showers. But if you’re among the unlucky ones in hardest-hit areas, you know how problematic it can get. Although hard water is not a...

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Sewer Smell When Bathroom Fan Is On [FIXED]

Nobody wants to use their bathroom, flip the exhaust fan on, and be greeted with the stench of sewage. P-traps installed on your water pipes were created to prevent sewer smells from entering your bathroom. The smell of...

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6 Alternatives to Exhaust Fans in the Bathroom

Exhaust fans have been the dominant option when it comes to ventilating bathrooms, but are there other possibly better ways to ventilate the bathroom? Bathroom exhaust fans are not your only choice to achieve proper...

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9 Ways to Stop Condensation in Your Bathroom Fan

Condensation and moisture tend to go hand in hand. What happens when the condensation your bathroom fan is supposed to get rid of instead overwhelms your fan? Condensation can build up inside your bathroom fan in many...

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Is Leaving a Bathroom Fan on a Fire Hazard?

Most of us believe that the longer we leave our bathroom fans on, the more moisture they will get rid of, but can an overworked bathroom fan become a fire hazard? We tend to run our bathrooms fans and forget about them...

How to Install a Bathroom Fan in a Drop Ceiling

Installing a bathroom fan in a drop ceiling is not much different than installing a fan on a flat ceiling. Although there are a few critical differences in the installation process, you shouldn’t have too much...

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Can MDF Baseboard Be Used in the Bathroom?

MDF is a popular baseboard material because it is durable enough for most homes while being very inexpensive. But can you rely on MDF to be sufficiently waterproof to use it in the bathroom? MDF (Medium Density...

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How to Install a Bath Vanity Against a Baseboard

The bathroom vanity is one of the first things that catch your eye when you enter the bathroom. However, there are many ways to install a vanity, and placing it against a baseboard is not an uncommon practice. Some...

Wood or Tile Baseboard in the Bathroom? [COMPARED]

Wooden baseboards were among the first baseboards ever to be used in homes worldwide. But when it comes to bathroom baseboards, are wooden or tile baseboards the best option? You could use either wood or tile baseboards...

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Mold on Baseboard: Causes, Dangers & How to Prevent It

Mold is both a nuisance and a health concern. Yet, while many of us check our bathroom ceilings and walls for this disgusting fungi, our baseboards often go unchecked. Mold can affect baseboards just as badly as any...

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Should You Caulk Baseboards in the Bathroom?

Caulking is a vital part of your bathroom and is used everywhere, from the bathtub and fixtures to the sink. But should caulking also be used on your bathroom’s baseboards? Caulking your baseboards will help...

How to Repair Water Damaged Baseboard in the Bathroom

Baseboards are often underappreciated. We scuff them, occasionally accidentally kick them, all the while they protect our walls from water damage. But what happens when the damage has been done, and we must repair or...

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16 Girls Bathroom Ideas That Are Seriously Cool

Bathrooms are a distinctly girly place, but it can be a challenge to help your little girls or older teenage girls really enjoy their bathrooms. Don’t leave your girls’ bathroom a cold and damp space. There are amazing...

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Why Does My Bathroom Smell Musty? Causes & Solutions

The tell-tale smell of stale bread in a bathroom can mean only one thing—mold! A musty smelling bathroom is not only offensive to your senses, but it can also indicate a potential health risk. Knowing what is causing...

Red Cup or Paper Roll Under the Toilet Seat [Explained]

You may have seen several online ads that promise to reveal an amazing life hack about using a paper roll under the toilet seat. One of these images even used a red plastic cup instead. Was there a massive reveal? No...