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Sunday, 29 April 2012

Bathroom

The first bathroom with hot and cold running water was installed in 1700 at Chatsworth House in Derbyshire, England, the seat of the Duke of Devonshire.

When it was announced in 1851, that a bathroom was to be installed in the White House, there was a public outcry against such unnecessary expenditure.

The most expensive bathroom in the world, located in Hong Kong, cost $29 million and is made of solid 24-carat gold and coated with gems.

66% of Americans admit to reading in the bathroom.

Close to 50% of the water used in a home originates from the bathroom.

You spend 7 years of your life in the bathroom.

An average person uses the bathroom 6 times per day.

Your bathroom is the scene of 3 percent of all accidents in the home.

In Baltimore, it is illegal to wash or scrub sinks no matter how dirty they get.

Elvis Presley had a reading chair in his bathroom.

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