We are very proud and happy to announce that Andrea and Paul Esajian welcomed to the world a healthy and handsome baby boy last night! Welcome to the world, little Bruce! And Congrats to Mom and Dad!!!
Grout and caulk in a bathroom, especially around a tub, are both essential elements and must be maintained for they are barrier that keeps water from seeping into the walls. The smallest gaps allow water to sneak behind the tiles and do real damage to the bathroom wall and floor, and even to the ceiling of the room below.
Toilet bowl cleaners that sit in the tank help to disinfect a toilet and may ease the task of cleaning, but they don’t really eliminate the need for regular scrubbing. Always make sure to clean the outside of the bowl as well as the seat and cover with a disinfectant cleaner.
Enameled steel or cast iron tubs are tough and resistant to most chemicals. Enameled steel is resistant to chips than enameled cast iron. They can tolerate occasional scrubbing with a mildly abrasive cleanser.
If you continually find puddles of water left on the bathroom floor after the morning rush of showers then you may want to reconsider replacing your shower curtain with a shower door. Here are some pros and cons of doing so.
Installing a grab bar is an easy way to make a bathroom safer – for all ages not just children, the handicapped and seniors. To ensure that the bar will support the weight of a person, both ends should be attached to a stud which is a wood structural support. Grab bars are handy near the tub and in the shower and in some cases near the toilet.
Mold and mildew can cause problems in the bathroom. The culprit is excess moisture so it is important to be able to direct moist air out of the room quickly. An open window is often an efficient way to circulate air in the bathroom.
If you are like most householders, your bathroom is probably small and has little, if any, storage space. Don’t despair because home centers and specialty closet stores are filled with shelving units and cabinets designed specifically for the bath. Before you venture into a store or order from a catalog, you need to calculate the […]