I'm about to lose access to my shower for a few months, and it doesn't
look like a gym membership is in the cards. Can anybody recommend a
very inexpensive and very short temporary shower module that I can
hook up in my basement? I'd love to avoid having to invest in an
Do you mean there is no place to drain the water to in the basement?
I can picture a very large galv washtub you could stand in,
using a handheld shower wand to wash with. Plastic curtains
hung from the ceiling would drape into the washtub.
How about a large plastic garden sprayer, as described in "Water Conservation
and the Mist Experience," $3? from the Minimum Cost Housing Group/School of
Architecture/McGill University/3480 University Street/Montreal, Quebec H3A 2A7/
Canada, (514) 398-6723. Their pamphlet describes ways of making very low-flow
mist showers with water consumptions of 1 pint per hour (Bucky Fuller's :-)
and up. You might collect the water in a laundry tub.
Take a look in the camping section of a good sporting goods store or RV
Do you own or rent. I suspect that if you are renting local codes would
require the landlord to provide. Of course local codes likely say you can't
continue to live there without bath or shower facilities.
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