Getting the Most Out of Your Deodorant

Americans spend an estimated $18 billion per year on deodorants that mask the smell of our own bodies. But did you know that the use of deodorants and antiperspirants is a relatively new phenomenon? It's true! Forget about having the most stylish shower doors. Prior to 1888, there were no deodorants. In those days, most people didn't shower daily. In fact, they were lucky if they took a bath once per week. Most people just got used to the smell of themselves and other people. Sweat and ...

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Benefits of Having a Home Steam Shower

If you enjoy using the steam room at your spa or health club, imagine being able to enjoy the same benefits right in your own home. A steam shower is a type of specialized shower that uses a humidifying steam generator to create a water vapor within an enclosed area. It's essentially a steam room in our own shower. A Room Devoted to Steam While your regular shower normally will produce a little steam as a byproduct of the hot water you use to bathe yourself, a steam shower provides much...

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Cleaning Up a Shower Door Leak

If you step out of your shower and find a pool of water on your bathroom floor, it's important to clean it up as quickly as possible. That's because water can cause damage to wood, plaster, fiberboard, and other materials that are inside the walls and beneath the floors of your home. If water damage is not addressed immediately, it eventually can cause structure failure, which can result in a ceiling collapse, holes in floors and even rot and mold to form. Tile Is Not Enough Some homeow...

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‘Do Frameless Glass Shower Doors Leak?

We frequently encounter people who want to have frameless glass shower doors installed in their bathroom but are concerned about leaks. Water damage can quickly lead to bigger problems. Not only does it weaken the wood and drywall inside walls and beneath floors, but it can create a breeding ground for carpenter ants and other destructive pests. No Worries, No Leaking Fortunately, if installed correctly frameless glass shower doors won't leak. They are specifically engineered so that pr...

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Shower Doors Are Safer for Older Adults

When you are younger, you don't usually see everyday obstacles that are lying right in front of you in your home. But when you are elderly, the average home can be like an obstacle course that offers hurdles around every corner to comfort and safety. Bathroom Safety The bathroom is no different. Older people who can't move as quickly or as freely as younger people often find it difficult to climb into an out of a bathtub without help. It's also difficult -- and sometimes dangerous --...

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Drop Your Jewelry Down the Drain? Don’t Panic!

If you have accidentally dropped your wedding ring or other jewelry down the drain of your shower, don't worry. It actually is quite common and the solution is generally really simple. Rings that are new and don't fit properly are the most likely candidates for falling into shower drains. But cold temperatures also can cause hands to contract slightly, just enough for rings to slip off and fall into the drain. Do-It-Yourself Recovery Before you call a plumber -- who is likely to charge ...

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How Often Should You Take a Shower?

When you have sleek, stylish frameless shower doors installed in your bathroom, you may be tempted to jump in the shower all the time. But how often do you really need to shower and can taking too many showers actually be dangerous? Showering is used to clean the body. It also can be a very soothing, relaxing experience because it can wash away your cares and anxieties as well as the built-up dirt. Personal Hygiene and Disease Prevention Showering regularly is important to good personal...

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Frameless Shower Doors Increase the Value of Your Home

When you install frameless shower doors in your bathroom, it not only improves the visual style of your home. It also can increase how much you can get from your home when it's time to sell. Frameless shower doors have become an essential feature in both new home construction and most bathroom remodels. Contractors frequently recommend including glass shower doors because the homeowner can more than compensate for their expense by how much they add to the home's resale value. Instantly Upd...

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Glass Shower Doors Give You More Design Flexibility

When you install glass shower doors in your bathroom, they create a neutral anchor around which you can build any design you choose. Glass shower doors are clear, sleek and contemporary, so they can support any color scheme or design theme you would like. They work equally well with soft pastels or darker, bold colors. Neutral Design for Any Palette They also allow natural light to flow through, so they can make your bathroom look brighter and cleaner. Glass shower doors also complem...

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Why You Need Glass Shower Doors in Your Bathroom

Installing glass shower doors can transform any bathroom into one of the sleekest and most modern-looking rooms in your house. They can instantly bring a bathroom to life by adding more light and making the room look bigger. Benefits of Glass Shower Doors Homeowners everywhere are discovering the benefits of installing high-quality yet affordable glass shower doors to their bathrooms.  Some of these benefits include: Added Value to Your Home -- Glass shower doors are an investment int...

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