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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 Do I Clean Black Mold In Shower Silicone?

The sad reality is that black mold thrives in showers, and it especially loves caulking lines or the nooks and crannies of your shower silicone. If you don’t resolve this issue in a timely manner, black mold can...

How to Get Rid of Ants in Your Bathroom

The revulsion most of us feel when we spot ants soldiering through our bathrooms is something we can all relate to. You’ve put down poison, wiped with repellents, and drawn enough chalk lines to resemble a preschool...

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Can You Paint Shower Tile?

Painting ceramic tile on your shower’s wall and floor was once considered a bad idea. But by using proper tools, paint, and techniques painting ceramic tile is a viable option. Whether your ceramic tile requires a...

Can Hot Tubs Be Installed Indoors?

Do you dream of owning a hot tub, but live in a cold state? Or maybe you just need some privacy and installing an indoor hot tub seems like the perfect solution? While installing an indoor hot tub has its complications...

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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...

bathroom springtail

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...