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Old 04-28-2011, 07:12 PM
 
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Well, we could always be more like Europeans and not shower every day. I guess that falls into the category of lifestyle change though and not money saving device, except that you do save water that way.
I think some folks round here wait until it rains for theirs.
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Old 04-30-2011, 05:08 AM
 
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I think some folks round here wait until it rains for theirs.
LOL,

Do they run outside with buckets and soap and sponges? Would be au natural!
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Old 04-30-2011, 05:09 AM
 
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I have bidets in our bathrooms (sans powder rooms), but don't use them. My home is french chateau styled, so that was part of the design.
How much do those cost?
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Old 04-30-2011, 05:46 AM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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How much do those [bidet] cost?
Nothing. Sit on the edge of your bathtub, either sloshing the running water, or a bucket under your bottom.
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Old 04-30-2011, 05:50 AM
 
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How much do those cost?
The bidets? I honestly don't know. They were installed by the home builder.
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Old 04-30-2011, 06:07 AM
 
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Nothing. Sit on the edge of your bathtub, either sloshing the running water, or a bucket under your bottom.
A bucket under your bottom. How continental. I wonder what our friends across the pond will think of this idea.
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Old 05-02-2011, 08:21 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn New York
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For those who use a clothesline, do your clothes smell weird when you bring them inside? I've tried using one, but I end up having to wash everything again when I bring it in because it smells bad.

No clothes feel fine. I have been using a clothesline all my life, clothes smell great when they come off the line. I use it all year round. EVERYBODY should have a clothesline.

In Europe people hang clothes anywhere to dry, they are not bothered or offended at seeing clothes hanging on a clothesline, we have such dumb ass hangups here in America about the stupidest things....

Imagine a HOA (blech) says no clotheslines because they don't like they way they look.......????
We have terrorism going on in our world and some idiots are worried about clotheslines......absolutely ridiculous.
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Old 05-02-2011, 02:37 PM
 
Location: East Coast
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Imagine a HOA (blech) says no clotheslines because they don't like they way they look.......????
We have terrorism going on in our world and some idiots are worried about clotheslines......absolutely ridiculous.
That's why I'll NEVER live in an area where you aren't allowed to hang your clothes outside.

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For those who use a clothesline, do your clothes smell weird when you bring them inside? I've tried using one, but I end up having to wash everything again when I bring it in because it smells bad.
I LOVE the smell of laundry hung outside...especially bed sheets.
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Old 05-02-2011, 06:05 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn New York
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That's why I'll NEVER live in an area where you aren't allowed to hang your clothes outside.



I LOVE the smell of laundry hung outside...especially bed sheets.


SAME HERE !!!! I could never imagine living anywhere without a clothesline...something always has to be dried..
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Old 05-03-2011, 05:59 PM
 
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I have a Kohler bidet and it was about $1,000 5 years ago (not including the faucets, etc-those being about another $500) with an additional $300 for plumber install. I absolutely LOVE it and use it all the time. I cannot understand why anyone would build a new home without bidets and/or urinals. Saves water since you can stay clean without taking lots of showers. (and no, a bidet is NOT a urinal)
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