Step 2: Attach the Hook to Wall

Attach the hook about 3/4 of the tub length back from the drain and at about 5 feet up from the bottom of the tub.
<p>I have a horribly moldy shower curtain in my bathroom right now that is so slimy that I decided I need a fresh start. I don't want to keep throwing out shower curtains, and I'm guessing if I use your solution I won't have to! Thanks for sharing such an elegant idea. Always prefer to address causes instead of symptoms.</p>
<p>Thanks, StefanieD1. I think you'll be pleased - it really does work.</p>
<p>Nice clear instructions and a really useful idea - thank you!</p>
<p>Thanks for all your kind words!</p>
I'm still shaking my head! I just bought a new brand-x shower curtain yesterday. I folded the curtain over, poked a hole in it with scissors and put one of the old shower curtain rings on it. Then I hung a hanger on my shower head and after showering, I hung the ring on the hanger. Easy, simple, and cheap! Thanks! PT
<p>Thanks for trying it, pthompson21! </p>
You're welcome! It's working well!
I debated whether to leave a comment.....the 'ible is great and so simple. The 'eye opener' for me was....I didn't know there were FAQ's about shower curtains. I must admit I had a good laugh! :)
I'm glad it bought a smile!
Most excellent advice on shower curtains. While a very mundane chore, you've made it less odious with a few simple steps. In keeping with my &quot;Buy American&quot; policy, I made my shower curtain with 4 mil plastic sheeting, colorful &quot;duck tape&quot;, and a hole punch. Starting at the top, fold over a length of duct tape over the width for the curtain to make the reenforced header and use the old curtain to space the holes in the header, then just cut the sheeting to the length you need. And you can throw it in the washer until it falls apart, then you make a new one.
Thanks for looking. Your design sounds very direct. Love low tech! Do you have any problem with tape goo getting loose in the washer? I've never tried running duct tape through. <br> <br> <br>
Ah, very simple solution, I expected to see pulleys and such.
No, nothing so glorious as a pulley...sigh. Does increasing the angle of the bottom edge to facilitate drainage count as an incline plane?<br> <br> Mostly this is about biology - mold needs moisture and food to get established. Increasing the slope of the bottom edge, increasing air circulation, and regularly removing potential food is all mindlessly simple, but it works.

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