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Standard Shower Sizes for 5 Types of Showers

The standard shower size is 36 x 36 inches to comply with ADA accessibility requirements. You won’t find showers much smaller than that, since the International Residential Code sets the minimum shower size at 30 x 30 inches. This smallest size is often reserved for maximizing space in small bathrooms. Before you begin your new…

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How To Clean a Shower

May 18, 2021 Reviewed by Asya Biddle, Cleaning Services Professional & Owner of The Dust Busters, Williamsport, PAWritten by HomeAdvisor. Over time, your shower can become grimy and dirty. Hard water and other mineral buildup can even lead to staining your fiberglass or tiled surround if not cleaned regularly. Luckily, it should only take a…

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How To Clean Shower Doors

May 18, 2021 Reviewed by Asya Biddle, Cleaning Services Professional & Owner of The Dust Busters, Williamsport, PAWritten by HomeAdvisor. Glass and fiberglass shower doors help prevent the hassle of hanging curtain rods and replacing liners. But over time, permanent doors can accumulate soap scum and hard mineral deposits. A cleaning service can help with…

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How to Clean a Bathroom

April 15, 2021 Reviewed by Asya Biddle, Cleaning Services Professional & Owner of The Dust Busters, Williamsport, PAWritten by HomeAdvisor. The bathroom is often one of the trickiest spaces to clean in your home. Whether you struggle with maneuvering the tight spaces, cleaning various surfaces or removing extensive grime and buildup – this chore can…

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Best Shower Flooring Options

© Halfpoint – shutterstock.com When choosing the best shower flooring for your home, consider budget, durability, surface type and maintenance ease. Popular materials include tiles, wood, pebble and acrylic. Look at the aesthetic, cost, and pros and cons of each to find the one that best meets your needs. On This Page: How to Choose…

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Best Kitchen & Bathroom Sink Styles

Sinks are an essential of every home bathroom and kitchen. Aside from being functional, the best sinks also elevate your home. They complete your interior design with practicality and elegance. Our guide helps you find the top sink style to match your taste and the best sink brands that suit your needs. On This Page:…

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How To Fix Toilet Gurgling

Most of us take our functioning home plumbing systems for granted. But as soon as we’re faced with concerning noises coming from our toilet after flushing, it’s easy to panic. You might start worrying that your toilet’s long-lasting gurgling could be a nightmare for your wallet. The good news is, lingering toilet noises aren’t always…

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How to Install a Removable, Handheld Shower Head

Removable, handheld shower heads will increase your shower’s comfort and efficiency. This quick guide will help you install a new head, whether it’s part of a quick replacement or a total bathroom overhaul. It’s important to note that this installation information is only for handheld heads. Using this guide for rain or fixed shower heads…

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How to Clean a Bathtub

April 14, 2021 Reviewed by Asya Biddle, Cleaning Services Professional & Owner of The Dust Busters, Williamsport, PAWritten by HomeAdvisor. Over time, your bathtub gets a lot of wear and tear. With each use of the tub, you leave a layer of skin cells, soap scum, hairs and other debris behind, making it dirty and…

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Bathroom Remodel Checklist

Before proceeding with a bathroom remodel, it can be very helpful to have a bathroom remodeling checklist on hand for reference. These step by step instructions can be a great way to keep your project on track and on time. Your basic bathroom remodeling checklist should include: Get Your Design Set Figure Out What Contractors…

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