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How Toxic Is Your Shower?

Studies have found disinfecting chemicals can be absorbed into your skin and lungs if you don't filter them out first. By Leah Zerbe, Rodale.com You don't want your bathing experience to be di…

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Steam Showers: Save Water, Ease Stress

by Linda Merrill for Networx Steam showers are the modern day equivalent of the steam baths of ancient Rome and the traditional Finnish saunas.  Historically, wet steam baths have been used fo…

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Shunning Showers: How Clean Are You?

Can cleanliness be a political act? With the advent of full bathrooms and the ever-increasing marketing of personal care products, showering has become a deeply embedded custom in the American publi…

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Cat Takes a Shower (cute video)

It must be a hot day. This cat has climbed onto the counter and stuck his head under the running faucet at the kitchen sink. He drinks a little but mostly lets the water splash over his head over …

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S is for Shower Instead of Baths

Have a no-bath week, and take showers instead. Baths require almost twice as much water. Not only will you reduce water consumption, but the energy costs associated with heating the water will go down…

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Calculate Your Water Footprint

Every drop counts when it comes to water conservation. Make the most of the water you use in your home. Consider taking shorter showers. Invest in a low–flow toilet or put a plastic bottle filled …

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Removing Hard Water Minerals (Scale)

I have hard water and find it difficult to remove water stains from my glass shower door. Any suggestions? -Thanks Vinegar cuts both the alkaline minerals found in water that result in scale, a…

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Top 3 Clean Air Priority Fixes in the Bath

The bathroom is a room that often has very poor indoor air quality. In fact, it is usually one of the most polluted rooms in the home. One reason for this is because it frequently a small, closed room…

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