Types of Shower Heads – Pros, Cons & Buyer’s Guide

Shower heads needs to be replaced from time to time. They somehow don’t last for as long as we may want them to.  If not issues to do with low water pressure, the finish will start peeling off necessitating a replacement. Shower heads in the United States and Canada fit the same. They have a … Read more

How to Remove a Shower Drain Cover in 5 Minutes

A shower drain cover is a small finished piece that is installed on top of the shower drain opening to prevent dirt from falling in and clogging the shower. Even with a drain cover on, hair, soap scum, mineral deposits and other types of debris still manage to enter the shower drain and clog it. … Read more

How to Clean Your Shower Head – More Water Pressure

Low water pressure in the shower is often caused by a clogged shower head. This is mostly due to debris and minerals deposits especially calcium blocking the fine nozzles of the shower head. To clean a shower head, disconnect it from the shower arm and immerse it in a bowl full off equal parts water … Read more

How to Unclog a Shower Drain Like a Plumber

A clogged or slow draining shower drain is caused by hair, soap scum and mineral deposits that stick on the drainpipe and trap, restricting the flow of water. In some instances, clogged sewer lines or a blocked vent stack can cause the shower drain to back up or gurgle when another fixture drains. A coat … Read more

Shower Head Dripping/Leaking? This is How to Fix It

A constantly dripping shower head is not only irritating but an expensive problem to have. Not only will it increase your water bills but it will also stain your bathroom surface and walls, and hence the need to fix it as soon as possible. A leaking/dripping shower head is caused by a worn out faucet … Read more

Is Your Shower Diverter Stuck – 5 Genius Tricks to Fix It

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If you use a bathtub-shower-combo then you definitely have a shower diverter on your bathtub spout. It is a fantastic design that allows you to have a bathtub as a shower cubicle especially for people with small bathrooms. A shower diverter is a small knob on top of the bathtub spout that regulates the flow … Read more

Water in the Shower/Bathtub Not Getting Hot Fixed!


Hot water from the water heater moves to the shower head through a series of pipes and valves. If the water in the shower is cold, something is clearly wrong. Showers are designed to mix hot and cold water (for those of us who can’t take cold showers) so that you receive just the right … Read more

Smelly Shower Drain? Here’s How to Fix It


Is there a pungent sewer/rotten eggs smell coming from your shower drain? Does it come immediately after draining the bathtub, flushing the toilet or it is constantly there? You should never ignore a sewer gas smell in your bathroom. In most cases it is the telltale sign of a bigger underlying problem. In some instances … Read more

Easy Ways to Increase Water Pressure in Your Shower


If the water pressure in the rest of your house is good (40 to 60 psi) apart from the shower, you have a problem affecting just the shower head and perhaps its faucet as well. So, what causes low water pressure in the shower? Low water pressure in the shower is caused by a clogged … Read more

How to Easily Get Rid Of Mold From Shower Caulk


The high humidity, presence of organic matter, and poor ventilation is the reason why mold grows easily on the bathroom caulk. While getting rid of the mold is the first step, you need to make sure that the mold will not grow again. The following are the steps to follow to remove mold from shower … Read more