(Closed) Shower Curtain Dilemma

posted 7 years ago in Home
  • poll: You keep the shower curtain...
    open : (10 votes)
    15 %
    closed : (57 votes)
    85 %
  • Post # 3
    194 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: March 2012

    Definitley closed! I hate seeing all the junk inside.

    Post # 4
    2894 posts
    Sugar bee

    I leave it open. Only reason is because it airs out better and I have to clean it less. And by clean I mean throw it out and replace it. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 5
    5494 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2011

    open.  Everything dries easier that way.  However, I do pull it open towards the side that the shower head and caddy is on so it still blocks all the stuff from being visible.

    Post # 6
    8353 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2011

    Definately closed ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 7
    240 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    Closed – if its left open and bunched together, it breeds mold. Learned that the hard way!

    Post # 8
    600 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2006

    I keep it closed because it airs out the shower curtain so it doesn’t get mildewy.  When it’s left open, the curtain sticks to itself and nasty crap grows in it.  EW!!  Luckily my roommates all agree with keeping it closed.  My SO keeps it open but when I’m visiting he closes it because he knows I prefer it that way.  So cute!

    Post # 9
    3871 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    Depends.  Afer I shower, I just tend to leave it open.  If guests are coming over or I am cleaning the bathroom, it gets put in the ‘display’ mode and it is left closed.

    It does make the bathroom look better when it is closed, I think. 

    I think it’s similar to making my bed.  I only do it to make the room look better or if guests are coming over. haha

    ETA:  I’m getting confused on what is now consider open and closed.  Open (see inside of shower) or Closed (don’t see inside of shower and only see shower curtain)  OR  Open shower curtain (only see shower curtain) or Closed (bunched up shower curtain)


    Post # 10
    2091 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I keep it open but only because I’m a wimp and if it’s closed I get all paranoid that an axe murderer is hiding behind it.

    Post # 11
    2142 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    @Gingersnap: I get that fear but seeing what happened when FH let his old curtain dry all bunched up for several years, the mold scared me into having it mostly closed.

    (same goes for giving bath mats a good wash- ick!)

    Post # 12
    19 posts
    • Wedding: February 2011

    We leave it about 75% closed. I’m another one of those people who has an odd “someone might be hiding in the shower” fear…. ๐Ÿ™‚ If it’s open just a little bit, I can peek inside! Lame, I know…

    Post # 13
    4653 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I keep it closed i dont want it getting moldy when its all bunched up and we have a wall hanger for the kiddos toys so guests dont need to see that… (oh the joys of only having one bathroom)

    Post # 14
    2091 posts
    Buzzing bee

    @Knubbsy-Wubbsy: Our bath mat has never been washed, ever. It was purchased in Setember and gets used 6 times a day (6 people live in my house). I don’t even want to think of how nasty it really is.

    Post # 16
    371 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: February 2011

    Closed, open definatly is bad for mold and just sloppy looking, I don’t want people to see all my shower stuff if they use the bathroom!

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