It seems modern Britain is awash with abysmal bathrooms. From putrid public pee points to home hygiene hovels it seems Britain hasn’t evolved as well as it could in terms of bathroom maintenance and cleanliness. During recent frequentations to various public toilets and bathrooms within the home, observations of poor cleanliness and repair requirements were apparent. Although public toilets came out trumps in terms of filth, some domestic bathrooms also showed signs of disrepair.
1. The Exploding Toilet
During a recent trip to London it appeared a toilet within a pub had visibly cracked under pressure, shooting its contents over the four surrounding walls. Worst still, it all appeared to be dried, indicating there was no urgency to clean the mess or resolve the situation. Who knew a traditional Victorian pub experience included matching sanitation?
2. Broken Mirrors
Broken mirrors are common in both homes and public toilets. It’s worrying to think that every visit to the toilet warrants seven years bad luck. Some public WCs have been sighted sporting multiple broken mirrors; that could indicate a life sentence of bad luck. Bathroom mirrors are cheap and easy to replace and the superstitious possibilities are far too risky to be left.
3. Hairy Soaps
Hairy soaps are generally (and thankfully) a domestic bathroom offence. It’s baffling why hosts leave hairy soaps out for guests to wash their hands with. It often sparks thoughts of where the hair may have originated and often results in guests wandering around the host’s home with germ-ridden hands due to the grizzly soap being avoided.
4. Toilet Roll Wallpaper
Another public toilet problem involves looking up whilst sat on the toilet and noticing there’s toilet paper everywhere except on the roll in your cubicle. Worries start to emerge such as “is that piece beginning to come unstuck?” Some people must think sticking toilet paper to the ceiling is a worthy pastime.
5. Bathroom Beasts
The eerie moment of realising you’re not the only bathroom occupant is a disturbing one. Spiders, flies and other bathroom critters often lurk in bathrooms where gaps haven’t been filled properly. Although they generally cause no harm, being watched whilst performing intimate bathroom duties often causes spinal shivers.