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Each of the bathrooms is ensconced in an open-to-nature courtyard. Rain water is harvested and solar energy is used for heating water.
Second, the shower or bathtub (or both)If you have a bathtub, fill it up with warm, soapy water (add bleach, a tub cleaner, or a DIY natural house cleaner). Now start scrubbing its outer walls and base and let it sit while you approach the other areas. If you have a shower, then secure a plastic bag filled with vinegar around the shower head to get rid of all the calcium buildup. The shower partition usually gets a cloudy coating due to soap and moisture. Rinse it with plain water and use a squeegee or a sponge to wipe it, and then scrub it with soap or a homemade solution. Rinse the glass screen immediately after scrubbing, else it can get stains or marks from the soap or cleaner. This task should not take more than 10 minutes.Tip: For a homemade shower panel cleaner, mix a half-cup of hydrogen peroxide, a half-cup of isopropyl alcohol, one teaspoon liquid dishwashing soap in a spray bottle. Next, fill the bottle with water and, after closing it, shake the bottle slowly to combine the ingredients without making them foam up. See how these shower enclosures bring a wow to bathrooms
INSTALLATIONWhen choosing a tub, one of the most important things to keep in mind is the type of installation that will fit in your space. Depending on the type of installation, you then choose the style of bathtub and the fixtures that go with it. These are the most common bathtub installations:
Cons:Getting in and out of a bathtub can be a bit of a hassle for the elderly.Bathtubs are not known to conserve water. So if you are environment conscious, it is a big no no. An average bathtub can hold up to 80 litres of water. While an extra deep tub can hold up to 180 litres. So choose wisely. For winters, you would need to install a larger capacity water heater that can heat the water.
1. Courtyard bathHere, a semi-outdoor ensuite finds a balance between being an extension of the interiors and the back garden. For this offbeat home on the outskirts of New Delhi, Kumar Moorthy & Associates designs an ensuite with its own private courtyard so that the connect with nature is never lost. Imagine unwinding in the midst of a tropical paradise as you soak in that free-standing tub. 9 Key Things to Consider When Choosing a Freestanding Bath