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What Jewelry Can You Wear in the Shower: A Complete Guide

Whether or not you can shower with jewelry on can be a confusing topic. Some metals can be worn in the shower, while some should absolutely not see the inside of your bathroom. Others may incur some damage...

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How to Get Rid of Drain Flies in the Bathroom

When you see tiny and gray drain flies jumping across your bathtub drain or buzzing about your shower pan, you may feel confused and even frightened. What could it be and why is it living in the drains in your bathroom...

How to Get Rid of Gnats in the Bathroom

There is something decidedly icky about lying in your bath or stepping into your shower, only to see a writhing haze on your ceiling or around your drains—gnats! These tiny flying nuisances remind you of rotting fruit...

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How to Get Rid of Springtails in the Bathroom

Springtails are tiny jumping bugs that are drawn to the damp and moist environment of bathrooms. These wingless jumping bugs are capable of crawling on your legs as well as getting into your bathtub. They usually flock...

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How to Get Rid of Slugs in the Bathroom

Slugs love to eat mold, and keeping them in the shower is one thing to make sure you have a mold-free bathroom. But who wants these slimy pests as their new live-in bathroom partners? No one. Having slugs in the...

HVAC Vent Under Bathroom Vanity. Yes or No?

Placing an HVAC vent under a bathroom vanity is a great option to keep your bathroom cool or warm. In addition, an HVAC vent under your vanity keeps the vent primarily out of sight, adding to the style of your bathroom...

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How to Vent a Basement Bathroom: DOs & DON’Ts

Perhaps you want to add a bathroom to your home to increase its value and see the basement as a perfect choice? Or possibly you are renting out your basement to another person and adding a bathroom to this rental space...

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Can You Vent a Bathroom Fan Into the Attic?

Can you vent a bathroom fan into an attic is a question I often hear asked. For some people that are unaware, it may seem like a good idea. Unfortunately, it is usually not a good idea as venting a bathroom fan into an...

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Can You Vent Two Bathroom Exhaust Fans Together?

A question that is not brought up often but is still quite relevant is, can you vent two bathroom exhaust fans together? Many people that have two bathrooms close to each other wonder if they can be vented together...

How to Get Rid of Earwigs In the Bathroom

Earwigs crawling in the bathroom at night can scare wits out of anyone. They have creepy, alien-like features that can disturb your relatively peaceful bathroom routine and can be frustrating pests once they invade your...

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How to Install a Pebble Tile Shower Floor

As the popularity of pebble shower flooring grows, more DIY’ers are wondering if this is a task they could take on themselves? Installing river rock flooring is similar to installing ceramic tile, with the exception of...

How to Seal a Pebble Shower Floor

Sealant is a vital aspect of pebble shower flooring that you should not overlook. Sealing your river rock flooring not only protects the stone it also creates a waterproof seal that protects your floor as well. Taking...

black bathroom worm

How to Get Rid of Black Worms in the Bathroom

Nothing is more disturbing than seeing small black worms wiggling in your shower drain. How did they get there, and where did they come from? Does their presence mean your bathroom is contaminated with them? Are black...

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How to Clean a Pebble Shower Floor

Pebble shower floors come with the benefit of looking similar to a flowing river when in use. But unlike a river or stream, your pebble shower floor will not clean itself. A pebble shower floor has more grout and pebble...

The Pros and Cons of a Pebble Shower Floor

A pebble shower floor, also known as a river rock floor, is an inexpensive eye appealing option for a bathroom remodel. Some people have visited local rivers to collect stones, which saved them a lot of money on the...

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How to Get Rid of Weevils in the Bathroom

Weevils are one of the most unpleasant pests you can find in the bathroom. They may not be dangerous and most probably won’t bite, but they are unwelcome intruders all the same. These tiny pests multiply rapidly enough...

bathroom spider

How to Get Rid of Spiders in the Bathroom

Let’s face it; no one wants to share their bathroom space with spiders. Finding spiders in the bath, on the toilet, or in the sink when you’re washing your face is unnerving and sometimes downright frightening...

How to Get Rid of Silverfish in the Bathroom

Imagine as you enter your bathroom one night, and you spot little creatures scurrying around the space. You turn the light on, and they very quickly scatter and skirt under the boards, your bathtub, and inside the...