bathroom

Keep hair supplies organized with magnetic tape

Use a strip of magnetic tape in your bathroom to keep small items like bobby pins straight and organized.

Add more shower storage with another curtain rod

Tip-man Tim: Keep your shower organized

Here’s a simple way to keep your shower caddies neat and organized, and up off the corners of your shower. Install a second shower curtain rod on the inside of the shower. This is a great way to keep multiple kids’ shower stuff organized, and nobody fights over who...

A stylish soap dispenser with a Mason jar

Mason jar soap dispenser

Have you seen those blue Mason jars in local home improvement and craft stores? Pick up a package for some stylish projects around the house. One of them is this nifty soap dispenser. Just poke a hole in the top of a jar’s top with a hammer and nail...

PVC pipe to the rescue

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Here’s a neat idea for a holder for your hot curling iron or just to keep your hair dryer organized. Find a V-shaped PVC pipe fitting and set it on your bathroom counter. You can even paint it or cover it in whatever you like (to match your decor,...

That smells better!

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Do you have a smelly bathroom sink? Spray some bleach into the overflow holes and put some down the drain.

More shower space

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Need more storage for your shower items? Get one of those shelves designed to hang from your shower head arm, but instead you can hang it from a cabinet knob screwed into a stud above the tiling on the shower stall.

Keep your bag clean

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The next time you’re at a hardware store, pick up an “S” hook. Keep the hook in your purse and use it whenever you’re in one of those nasty public bathrooms that doesn’t have a hook on the back of the door for your purse. You certainly don’t want...

Timing is everything

The problem with watching long movies in a theater is you usually have to step out to take care of bodily functions. Well, there’s a new website that can help with this situation. It’s called www.runpee.com (I swear I’m not making this up) and it lists the movies in...

That smells better,

Do you have a smelly bathroom sink? Spray some bleach into the overflow holes and put some down the drain.

Perfect timing

Are you getting ready to host a party? Here is a tip that you’re not likely to find in any of the women’s magazines: Make sure that you have a toilet plunger in every bathroom. I’m serious about this. Toilets always seem to know when you’re throwing a party...

Get that goo gone

If you’re trying to remove old bathtub decals, try WD-40 first. If that doesn’t work, use GooGone. Make sure you remove all of the grease after removing the decals to prevent someone from slipping.