Better Than a Cup of Joe
18 percent of all respondents, male and female, report that their morning shower is more important to them than that first cup of coffee.
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About 40 percent of women surveyed, compared with only 28 percent of men, agree with the statement, “My shower is my time for focusing just on me."
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Spa for Less
Households in lower income brackets are more likely to view the shower as a place to ease stress and escape the worries of the world. For many, a hot shower is an affordable alternative to a pricey massage.
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What Women Want
When asked about their dream shower, 40 percent of men would include more room for a significant other; 45 percent of women would choose ambient music and lighting.
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What Else Is On?
Much the same way they channel surf with the remote control, men are more likely than women to change the spray pattern and adjust the flow of water in the shower.
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If Mom's in the Shower, Don't Knock
10 percent of women say if something interrupts their shower routine, their whole day is out of whack.
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Waste Not, but Have It All
Despite droughts and water restrictions, Americans love their daily showers—something that continuously drives Delta Faucet to improve water efficiency in their products.
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