Entries by Bruce

Home Remodeling Checklist for Aging in Place

If retirement is just around the corner, it may be time to compile a home remodeling checklist. Especially if you plan on staying in your existing home and aging in place. There are many things to consider to prepare your home for your golden years. Your renovation projects can improve functionality of your home while […]

Toilet Paper Orientation Over vs Under Which is Correct?

For some people this topic is considered useless trivia. For others the discussion of Toilet Paper orientation is a genuine concern. These fanatics are still at odds as to whether a roll of toilet paper should be installed with the leading edge over the roll or under the roll. Let’s take a look at their […]

Broken Arm Bathroom Dilemma and Other One Arm Challenges

The other day my friend fell off her horse and broke her left arm. No big deal right? After all it was just her left arm. Well as it turns out she is left handed, she’s a true southpaw. So needless to say this led to some interesting discussions regarding her broken arm bathroom dilemma. […]

Medications That Cause Constipation

Are you struggling with chronic constipation? The problem may be the medication you are taking. There are well over 150 medications that cause constipation. Many of these are over-the-counter medications while others are prescription drugs. These could be anything from cold medicines (antihistamines) to pain relievers, antacids, and antidepressants. Some of the other culprits are […]

The Great Shrinking Toilet Paper Conspiracy of 2015

Is it just me or is my toilet paper shrinking. Or is the problem that my hands (and my bottom) are getting bigger? I don’t think so, I am pretty sure the problem is the great shrinking toilet paper conspiracy of 2015. Earlier in the year I noticed that my toilet paper roll was just […]

Home Remedies for Yeast Infections a Spaloo Bidet

Yeast infections are a common occurrence in women both young and old. While in some cases a doctor’s visit is in order, there are a few home remedies for yeast infections that can prevent or treat the infection. Of course there are several over-the counter medications available at the local pharmacy. However, if these common […]

Toilet Paper History | Inventor Seth Wheeler

For you toilet paper historians out there, you may be wondering how the perforated toilet paper roll came to be. Here is a toilet paper history lesson to help you solve the mystery: According to the U.S Patent office, entrepreneur Seth Wheeler was the first to patent rolled and perforated toilet paper. The initial patent […]

The Myth about Toilet Flush Rotation

Is it true that a toilet flush will rotate clockwise in the northern hemisphere and counter clockwise in the southern hemisphere? If you watch the cartoon network you may see an example of this. However this is simply a myth. The equator has no effect on a toilet flush and its direction of rotation. The […]

Do Bidets Reduce Costs | Yes They Pay For Themselves

When shopping for a bidet you may be concerned about the cost. The truth of the matter is that bidets reduce costs and will actually reduce your monthly expenses. So if you are into pinching pennies, the bathroom is a good place to start. Have you ever tallied the annual costs of toilet paper? You […]

Toilet Nicknames | Why do they call it The John?

One quick scan of the internet and you can easily come up with 101 toilet nicknames. Perhaps someday we can look back and the Spaloo Bidet will be on the list as well. In the meantime have fun reading our shortlist of some of our favorite toilet nicknames and how they came to be. The […]