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I know we have discussed the dispenser vs small bottles of shampoo, et all for bath amenities. But after a cruise through the older posts I couldn't find this one. Six of the nine baths in my target property have (or will have) both a tub and shower separate from one another, making it a four piece bath.
I want to go with the dispensers (with large type for those of us that need glasses to read the little labels) in the shower with shampoo, conditioner, body wash.
It has been my experience that one using a jetted tub is not in there to get clean. They aren't going to be washing their hair, or other shower type activities. So what would you recommend as an appropriate bath amenity for the "spa" area, given the dispenser is in the shower?
Bath salt?
Small fancy moisturizing bar soap?
 

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Bath salts are illegal here. I do not know about other places, but they have been made illegal because they have been used to make meth.
 

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I had 5 spa type bath tubs at my inn and people did use the soap and shampoo at the tubs. There were plenty of folks that enjoyed just luxuriating in the big tubs. I had guests here that were here for athletic events that told me how much they liked the big tubs after returning from the event. Also, I had several single business travelers that were here for longer stays and told me how much they enjoyed using the large tubs every day vs the shower. That being said, what I did here was I had a bar of high end Gilchrest & Soames at both the shower and tub. I had a presentation of the shower gel, shampoo, conditioner, and bath salts (approved for the tubs I had) at the tubs. Then, people could use the amenities at either location, but didn't have to swap the soap back and forth.
I'm really against the dispensers, but if you feel that you have to have them, I'd offer a high end bath soap at the tub, along with some kind of bath salts or whatever that works for a good soak that's approved for the tubs you have.
 

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I'm going with bath salts for the jet tubs. You don't want bubble bath, they say, because the tubs churn up too many bubbles and overflow.
I'm putting dispensers in the showers, too, but will also have bar soap and shampoo bottles available for those who hate dispensers!
I'm hoping most will use the dispensers, though, since it saves me money.
 

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Bath salts are illegal here. I do not know about other places, but they have been made illegal because they have been used to make meth..
gillumhouse said:
Bath salts are illegal here. I do not know about other places, but they have been made illegal because they have been used to make meth.
Yes I watched a program on TV a few weeks ago and people are now snorting bath salts and getting high off them since they are so easy to get. It is a new thing going on and will probably be hearing more about it.
 

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I'm going with bath salts for the jet tubs. You don't want bubble bath, they say, because the tubs churn up too many bubbles and overflow.
I'm putting dispensers in the showers, too, but will also have bar soap and shampoo bottles available for those who hate dispensers!
I'm hoping most will use the dispensers, though, since it saves me money..
Arks, definitely no bubble bath! I had some folks that used the bath gel in the tubs and fortunately it didn't foam up much (I had tested it myself).
These are not the dispensers by G&S we had at the resort we just visited, but these are less objectionable to me as a hater of dispensers!

 

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Bath salts are illegal here. I do not know about other places, but they have been made illegal because they have been used to make meth..
Leave it to the hillbillies to ruin a good soak for the rest of us. At least farther south they are still legal.
 

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I'm going with bath salts for the jet tubs. You don't want bubble bath, they say, because the tubs churn up too many bubbles and overflow.
I'm putting dispensers in the showers, too, but will also have bar soap and shampoo bottles available for those who hate dispensers!
I'm hoping most will use the dispensers, though, since it saves me money..
Arks, definitely no bubble bath! I had some folks that used the bath gel in the tubs and fortunately it didn't foam up much (I had tested it myself).
These are not the dispensers by G&S we had at the resort we just visited, but these are less objectionable to me as a hater of dispensers!

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Samster said:
Arks, definitely no bubble bath! I had some folks that used the bath gel in the tubs and fortunately it didn't foam up much (I had tested it myself).
These are not the dispensers by G&S we had at the resort we just visited, but these are less objectionable to me as a hater of dispensers!
Those are not objectionable at all. The dispensers are more a eco-friendly choice rather than an economical one.
My only heart burn with dispensers from a guest perspective is you can't take the little bity bottles home, cause there aren't any.
 

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I'm going with bath salts for the jet tubs. You don't want bubble bath, they say, because the tubs churn up too many bubbles and overflow.
I'm putting dispensers in the showers, too, but will also have bar soap and shampoo bottles available for those who hate dispensers!
I'm hoping most will use the dispensers, though, since it saves me money..
Arks, definitely no bubble bath! I had some folks that used the bath gel in the tubs and fortunately it didn't foam up much (I had tested it myself).
These are not the dispensers by G&S we had at the resort we just visited, but these are less objectionable to me as a hater of dispensers!

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Samster said:
These are not the dispensers by G&S we had at the resort we just visited, but these are less objectionable to me as a hater of dispensers!
Those look just like the ones I really liked at a B&B where we stayed in Holmfirth, England, a couple of years ago. I took down the brand info from them and searched for them after I got home, but the only source I found said they didn't ship outside of England.
So THANKS!!! I have been looking for those for 2 years for precisely the reason that they aren't as objectionable as the usual kind.
Below are the ones by Simple Human I was planning to use if I couldn't find the English ones. I have them in my home shower and they're very nice, and well made, but I like the English ones more.

 

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Bath salts are illegal here. I do not know about other places, but they have been made illegal because they have been used to make meth..
Leave it to the hillbillies to ruin a good soak for the rest of us. At least farther south they are still legal.
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Sorry to disillusion you, but the hillbillys had to "larn hit " from them ferinners because we were not gentry enough to be into bath salts. Quite frankly this hillbilly has never used bath salts - soaking takes time, a luxury most of us here do not have. We are too busy going from job to job trying to "get by". Even when I was in Illinois, time was a premium item - plus with 6 kids and one bathroom, no one spent much time hogging the bathroom.
This is one time the rule of He is an SOB but he is MY SOB and only I get to call him an SOB gets invoked. We get labeled as unhappy, unhealthy, discontented idjits but we had one thing I have not seen in a lot of places I have traveled to. It is called PRIDE. Come here and just about every other person will be wearing SOMETHING that has West Virginia on it. It is a place that we may leave because of looking for work, but most of us have it in our blood and cannot wait to get back. My DH is a convert - he does not want to ever go back to live in Illinois - will only do so if I die first as he cannot manage alone. Sorry for going off. We were just adjudged, once again, as being #50 on something. Hey Arkie, you guys were down at the bottom of the pile with us, KY, even Ohio got a bit of it. I think this time we were dissatisfied with our lot in life or some dmn-fool thing like that. Rip me all you want, but do NOT rip my State or its people because you will not find people more willing to help when help is needed, nor, for the most part, harder workers when they get work.
 

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Bath salts are illegal here. I do not know about other places, but they have been made illegal because they have been used to make meth..
Leave it to the hillbillies to ruin a good soak for the rest of us. At least farther south they are still legal.
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Sorry to disillusion you, but the hillbillys had to "larn hit " from them ferinners because we were not gentry enough to be into bath salts. Quite frankly this hillbilly has never used bath salts - soaking takes time, a luxury most of us here do not have. We are too busy going from job to job trying to "get by". Even when I was in Illinois, time was a premium item - plus with 6 kids and one bathroom, no one spent much time hogging the bathroom.
This is one time the rule of He is an SOB but he is MY SOB and only I get to call him an SOB gets invoked. We get labeled as unhappy, unhealthy, discontented idjits but we had one thing I have not seen in a lot of places I have traveled to. It is called PRIDE. Come here and just about every other person will be wearing SOMETHING that has West Virginia on it. It is a place that we may leave because of looking for work, but most of us have it in our blood and cannot wait to get back. My DH is a convert - he does not want to ever go back to live in Illinois - will only do so if I die first as he cannot manage alone. Sorry for going off. We were just adjudged, once again, as being #50 on something. Hey Arkie, you guys were down at the bottom of the pile with us, KY, even Ohio got a bit of it. I think this time we were dissatisfied with our lot in life or some dmn-fool thing like that. Rip me all you want, but do NOT rip my State or its people because you will not find people more willing to help when help is needed, nor, for the most part, harder workers when they get work.
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Shame on who taught them! I love that state, one of my favorites actually, some of the best roads for killing an afternoon on the back of a bike.
In fact until I get my project off the ground I will be working in your state starting in about 8 weeks.
 

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Bath salts are illegal here. I do not know about other places, but they have been made illegal because they have been used to make meth..
Leave it to the hillbillies to ruin a good soak for the rest of us. At least farther south they are still legal.
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Sorry to disillusion you, but the hillbillys had to "larn hit " from them ferinners because we were not gentry enough to be into bath salts. Quite frankly this hillbilly has never used bath salts - soaking takes time, a luxury most of us here do not have. We are too busy going from job to job trying to "get by". Even when I was in Illinois, time was a premium item - plus with 6 kids and one bathroom, no one spent much time hogging the bathroom.
This is one time the rule of He is an SOB but he is MY SOB and only I get to call him an SOB gets invoked. We get labeled as unhappy, unhealthy, discontented idjits but we had one thing I have not seen in a lot of places I have traveled to. It is called PRIDE. Come here and just about every other person will be wearing SOMETHING that has West Virginia on it. It is a place that we may leave because of looking for work, but most of us have it in our blood and cannot wait to get back. My DH is a convert - he does not want to ever go back to live in Illinois - will only do so if I die first as he cannot manage alone. Sorry for going off. We were just adjudged, once again, as being #50 on something. Hey Arkie, you guys were down at the bottom of the pile with us, KY, even Ohio got a bit of it. I think this time we were dissatisfied with our lot in life or some dmn-fool thing like that. Rip me all you want, but do NOT rip my State or its people because you will not find people more willing to help when help is needed, nor, for the most part, harder workers when they get work.
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gillumhouse said:
It is called PRIDE. Come here and just about every other person will be wearing SOMETHING that has West Virginia on it.
K., you won't like this article I ran across yesterday! I wasn't going to tell you about it, but if you raised 6 kids and DH, I know you can take it :)
America's Most Miserable States
 

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Bath salts are illegal here. I do not know about other places, but they have been made illegal because they have been used to make meth..
Leave it to the hillbillies to ruin a good soak for the rest of us. At least farther south they are still legal.
.
Sorry to disillusion you, but the hillbillys had to "larn hit " from them ferinners because we were not gentry enough to be into bath salts. Quite frankly this hillbilly has never used bath salts - soaking takes time, a luxury most of us here do not have. We are too busy going from job to job trying to "get by". Even when I was in Illinois, time was a premium item - plus with 6 kids and one bathroom, no one spent much time hogging the bathroom.
This is one time the rule of He is an SOB but he is MY SOB and only I get to call him an SOB gets invoked. We get labeled as unhappy, unhealthy, discontented idjits but we had one thing I have not seen in a lot of places I have traveled to. It is called PRIDE. Come here and just about every other person will be wearing SOMETHING that has West Virginia on it. It is a place that we may leave because of looking for work, but most of us have it in our blood and cannot wait to get back. My DH is a convert - he does not want to ever go back to live in Illinois - will only do so if I die first as he cannot manage alone. Sorry for going off. We were just adjudged, once again, as being #50 on something. Hey Arkie, you guys were down at the bottom of the pile with us, KY, even Ohio got a bit of it. I think this time we were dissatisfied with our lot in life or some dmn-fool thing like that. Rip me all you want, but do NOT rip my State or its people because you will not find people more willing to help when help is needed, nor, for the most part, harder workers when they get work.
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gillumhouse said:
It is called PRIDE. Come here and just about every other person will be wearing SOMETHING that has West Virginia on it.
K., you won't like this article I ran across yesterday! I wasn't going to tell you about it, but if you raised 6 kids and DH, I know you can take it :)
America's Most Miserable States
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gillumhouse said:
It is called PRIDE. Come here and just about every other person will be wearing SOMETHING that has West Virginia on it.
K., you won't like this article I ran across yesterday! I wasn't going to tell you about it, but if you raised 6 kids and DH, I know you can take it :)
America's Most Miserable States
THAT was it!!! We get slammed so much it is hard to remember what it was this time!
The Statewide talk show interviewed them today about it. Some of the questions they ask in their 10 minute survey were bogus to me. "Where do you see yourself in 10 years? Will you be better off?" Heck, just maintaining staus quo is good. Ask southern WV these questions now that the mines are being shut down or the power plant workers at the 3 plants near me that are now scheduled to be shut down in September due to impossible new regs..... If someone asked me to take a 10 min. survey I would hang up - especially if it was automated - do not know if this was, but I do not have 10 min to waste on that stuff.
 

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Bath salts are illegal here. I do not know about other places, but they have been made illegal because they have been used to make meth..
Leave it to the hillbillies to ruin a good soak for the rest of us. At least farther south they are still legal.
.
Sorry to disillusion you, but the hillbillys had to "larn hit " from them ferinners because we were not gentry enough to be into bath salts. Quite frankly this hillbilly has never used bath salts - soaking takes time, a luxury most of us here do not have. We are too busy going from job to job trying to "get by". Even when I was in Illinois, time was a premium item - plus with 6 kids and one bathroom, no one spent much time hogging the bathroom.
This is one time the rule of He is an SOB but he is MY SOB and only I get to call him an SOB gets invoked. We get labeled as unhappy, unhealthy, discontented idjits but we had one thing I have not seen in a lot of places I have traveled to. It is called PRIDE. Come here and just about every other person will be wearing SOMETHING that has West Virginia on it. It is a place that we may leave because of looking for work, but most of us have it in our blood and cannot wait to get back. My DH is a convert - he does not want to ever go back to live in Illinois - will only do so if I die first as he cannot manage alone. Sorry for going off. We were just adjudged, once again, as being #50 on something. Hey Arkie, you guys were down at the bottom of the pile with us, KY, even Ohio got a bit of it. I think this time we were dissatisfied with our lot in life or some dmn-fool thing like that. Rip me all you want, but do NOT rip my State or its people because you will not find people more willing to help when help is needed, nor, for the most part, harder workers when they get work.
.
Shame on who taught them! I love that state, one of my favorites actually, some of the best roads for killing an afternoon on the back of a bike.
In fact until I get my project off the ground I will be working in your state starting in about 8 weeks.
.
Where?
 

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I'm going with bath salts for the jet tubs. You don't want bubble bath, they say, because the tubs churn up too many bubbles and overflow.
I'm putting dispensers in the showers, too, but will also have bar soap and shampoo bottles available for those who hate dispensers!
I'm hoping most will use the dispensers, though, since it saves me money..
Arks, definitely no bubble bath! I had some folks that used the bath gel in the tubs and fortunately it didn't foam up much (I had tested it myself).
These are not the dispensers by G&S we had at the resort we just visited, but these are less objectionable to me as a hater of dispensers!

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Samster said:
These are not the dispensers by G&S we had at the resort we just visited, but these are less objectionable to me as a hater of dispensers!
Those look just like the ones I really liked at a B&B where we stayed in Holmfirth, England, a couple of years ago. I took down the brand info from them and searched for them after I got home, but the only source I found said they didn't ship outside of England.
So THANKS!!! I have been looking for those for 2 years for precisely the reason that they aren't as objectionable as the usual kind.
Below are the ones by Simple Human I was planning to use if I couldn't find the English ones. I have them in my home shower and they're very nice, and well made, but I like the English ones more.

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Arkansawyer said:
Samster said:
These are not the dispensers by G&S we had at the resort we just visited, but these are less objectionable to me as a hater of dispensers!
Those look just like the ones I really liked at a B&B where we stayed in Holmfirth, England, a couple of years ago. I took down the brand info from them and searched for them after I got home, but the only source I found said they didn't ship outside of England.
So THANKS!!! I have been looking for those for 2 years for precisely the reason that they aren't as objectionable as the usual kind.
Below are the ones by Simple Human I was planning to use if I couldn't find the English ones. I have them in my home shower and they're very nice, and well made, but I like the English ones more.
I am toying with the thought of changing out to the ones Samster showed. The one problem i have had with some of my dispensers is the button not returning properly or the guest mashing it, but it leaked. I have 2 chambers I no longer use. Pump from the top is much better. I just need to find out how much they cost.
 

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I'm going with bath salts for the jet tubs. You don't want bubble bath, they say, because the tubs churn up too many bubbles and overflow.
I'm putting dispensers in the showers, too, but will also have bar soap and shampoo bottles available for those who hate dispensers!
I'm hoping most will use the dispensers, though, since it saves me money..
Arks, definitely no bubble bath! I had some folks that used the bath gel in the tubs and fortunately it didn't foam up much (I had tested it myself).
These are not the dispensers by G&S we had at the resort we just visited, but these are less objectionable to me as a hater of dispensers!

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Samster said:
These are not the dispensers by G&S we had at the resort we just visited, but these are less objectionable to me as a hater of dispensers!
Those look just like the ones I really liked at a B&B where we stayed in Holmfirth, England, a couple of years ago. I took down the brand info from them and searched for them after I got home, but the only source I found said they didn't ship outside of England.
So THANKS!!! I have been looking for those for 2 years for precisely the reason that they aren't as objectionable as the usual kind.
Below are the ones by Simple Human I was planning to use if I couldn't find the English ones. I have them in my home shower and they're very nice, and well made, but I like the English ones more.

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Arkansawyer said:
Samster said:
These are not the dispensers by G&S we had at the resort we just visited, but these are less objectionable to me as a hater of dispensers!
Those look just like the ones I really liked at a B&B where we stayed in Holmfirth, England, a couple of years ago. I took down the brand info from them and searched for them after I got home, but the only source I found said they didn't ship outside of England.
So THANKS!!! I have been looking for those for 2 years for precisely the reason that they aren't as objectionable as the usual kind.
Below are the ones by Simple Human I was planning to use if I couldn't find the English ones. I have them in my home shower and they're very nice, and well made, but I like the English ones more.
I am toying with the thought of changing out to the ones Samster showed. The one problem i have had with some of my dispensers is the button not returning properly or the guest mashing it, but it leaked. I have 2 chambers I no longer use. Pump from the top is much better. I just need to find out how much they cost.
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I just need to find out how much they cost.
I've contacted them to set up what they call a "hotelier" account. Once I get price info, I'll let you know.
 

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I'm going with bath salts for the jet tubs. You don't want bubble bath, they say, because the tubs churn up too many bubbles and overflow.
I'm putting dispensers in the showers, too, but will also have bar soap and shampoo bottles available for those who hate dispensers!
I'm hoping most will use the dispensers, though, since it saves me money..
Arks, definitely no bubble bath! I had some folks that used the bath gel in the tubs and fortunately it didn't foam up much (I had tested it myself).
These are not the dispensers by G&S we had at the resort we just visited, but these are less objectionable to me as a hater of dispensers!

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The main problem I would have with these is the guest constantly pushing down on the dispenser. Because they are attached to the shower wall with really sticky tape and not bolted in place, it would certainly seem more likely that someone could 'push' it off the wall.
We've got the kind that you push in a BIG button, so less downward stress on the mechanism.
We get ours from here: http://www.dispenser.com/ and they are guaranteed for life. (Not sure if that is still true, I didn't look over the website.) If we have any parts that need replacing, they send them for the cost of the shipping.
I will now dispense the most important information you need to know...they MUST absolutely be mounted in the proper location in the shower. THINK long and hard about how you move around in the shower. Stand in the dry shower and pretend you are soaping up and washing your hair. Where are your elbows? You see where this is going. Do not put the dispenser in what is necessarily the easiest location for you the cleaner or refiller to get at it. Put it where the guests' elbows will not knock it off the wall.
I bought one of these for myself at a chain homewares store and the thing leaked from the get go. Spend a little more money and go with a respected brand name that does this as their business, not just another item in a huge store.
 

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I'm going with bath salts for the jet tubs. You don't want bubble bath, they say, because the tubs churn up too many bubbles and overflow.
I'm putting dispensers in the showers, too, but will also have bar soap and shampoo bottles available for those who hate dispensers!
I'm hoping most will use the dispensers, though, since it saves me money..
Arks, definitely no bubble bath! I had some folks that used the bath gel in the tubs and fortunately it didn't foam up much (I had tested it myself).
These are not the dispensers by G&S we had at the resort we just visited, but these are less objectionable to me as a hater of dispensers!

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The main problem I would have with these is the guest constantly pushing down on the dispenser. Because they are attached to the shower wall with really sticky tape and not bolted in place, it would certainly seem more likely that someone could 'push' it off the wall.
We've got the kind that you push in a BIG button, so less downward stress on the mechanism.
We get ours from here: http://www.dispenser.com/ and they are guaranteed for life. (Not sure if that is still true, I didn't look over the website.) If we have any parts that need replacing, they send them for the cost of the shipping.
I will now dispense the most important information you need to know...they MUST absolutely be mounted in the proper location in the shower. THINK long and hard about how you move around in the shower. Stand in the dry shower and pretend you are soaping up and washing your hair. Where are your elbows? You see where this is going. Do not put the dispenser in what is necessarily the easiest location for you the cleaner or refiller to get at it. Put it where the guests' elbows will not knock it off the wall.
I bought one of these for myself at a chain homewares store and the thing leaked from the get go. Spend a little more money and go with a respected brand name that does this as their business, not just another item in a huge store.
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Because they are attached to the shower wall with really sticky tape and not bolted in place, it would certainly seem more likely that someone could 'push' it off the wall.
I wouldn't consider getting one that couldn't be bolted to the shower wall. Don't trust that tape.
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Put it where the guests' elbows will not knock it off the wall.
I had that problem with my own. Twice I hit it with an elbow and a whole container of soap went down the drain. I finally took the time to put a screw in it so it can't separate from the wall mount unless the screw is removed.
I mounted mine above the shower faucet so that gives it a little protection, but also means it's right under the water spout so at the same time I pump a hand full of soap, I get a hand full of water too. Yes indeed, mounting location is an important consideration!
 

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I'm going with bath salts for the jet tubs. You don't want bubble bath, they say, because the tubs churn up too many bubbles and overflow.
I'm putting dispensers in the showers, too, but will also have bar soap and shampoo bottles available for those who hate dispensers!
I'm hoping most will use the dispensers, though, since it saves me money..
Arks, definitely no bubble bath! I had some folks that used the bath gel in the tubs and fortunately it didn't foam up much (I had tested it myself).
These are not the dispensers by G&S we had at the resort we just visited, but these are less objectionable to me as a hater of dispensers!

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The main problem I would have with these is the guest constantly pushing down on the dispenser. Because they are attached to the shower wall with really sticky tape and not bolted in place, it would certainly seem more likely that someone could 'push' it off the wall.
We've got the kind that you push in a BIG button, so less downward stress on the mechanism.
We get ours from here: http://www.dispenser.com/ and they are guaranteed for life. (Not sure if that is still true, I didn't look over the website.) If we have any parts that need replacing, they send them for the cost of the shipping.
I will now dispense the most important information you need to know...they MUST absolutely be mounted in the proper location in the shower. THINK long and hard about how you move around in the shower. Stand in the dry shower and pretend you are soaping up and washing your hair. Where are your elbows? You see where this is going. Do not put the dispenser in what is necessarily the easiest location for you the cleaner or refiller to get at it. Put it where the guests' elbows will not knock it off the wall.
I bought one of these for myself at a chain homewares store and the thing leaked from the get go. Spend a little more money and go with a respected brand name that does this as their business, not just another item in a huge store.
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The curves model is the one I have. They are the ones I got from the get-go - Dispenser brand. I had 2 chambers at the sink and 3 chambers at the tub. I bought another 3 chamber for the new showers. The one now by the tub in the new bathroom I do not fill due to leak (and it is so close to the wall getting to that glob of goo is almost impossible unless a contortionist or have beter knees than I do) and the 2 chamber in the original bathroom is there because I am afraid of that it will do to the wall to rip it off. I now have a pretty pump bottle of soap and a bottle of aloe lotion on the sink.
The placement of the dispenser in the big (60 inch shower) is perfect. Wish the dispenser in the shower in the Gillum Room was located in the same place. Both showers have the "seats" at each end. The dispenser should be mounted on the wall between the 2 seats. In the Gillum shower, the leaking dispenser comes down on the seat - BAD location.
 

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I'm going with bath salts for the jet tubs. You don't want bubble bath, they say, because the tubs churn up too many bubbles and overflow.
I'm putting dispensers in the showers, too, but will also have bar soap and shampoo bottles available for those who hate dispensers!
I'm hoping most will use the dispensers, though, since it saves me money..
Arks, definitely no bubble bath! I had some folks that used the bath gel in the tubs and fortunately it didn't foam up much (I had tested it myself).
These are not the dispensers by G&S we had at the resort we just visited, but these are less objectionable to me as a hater of dispensers!

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Samster said:
These are not the dispensers by G&S we had at the resort we just visited, but these are less objectionable to me as a hater of dispensers!
Those look just like the ones I really liked at a B&B where we stayed in Holmfirth, England, a couple of years ago. I took down the brand info from them and searched for them after I got home, but the only source I found said they didn't ship outside of England.
So THANKS!!! I have been looking for those for 2 years for precisely the reason that they aren't as objectionable as the usual kind.
Below are the ones by Simple Human I was planning to use if I couldn't find the English ones. I have them in my home shower and they're very nice, and well made, but I like the English ones more.

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Arkansawyer said:
Samster said:
These are not the dispensers by G&S we had at the resort we just visited, but these are less objectionable to me as a hater of dispensers!
Those look just like the ones I really liked at a B&B where we stayed in Holmfirth, England, a couple of years ago. I took down the brand info from them and searched for them after I got home, but the only source I found said they didn't ship outside of England.
So THANKS!!! I have been looking for those for 2 years for precisely the reason that they aren't as objectionable as the usual kind.
Below are the ones by Simple Human I was planning to use if I couldn't find the English ones. I have them in my home shower and they're very nice, and well made, but I like the English ones more.
I am toying with the thought of changing out to the ones Samster showed. The one problem i have had with some of my dispensers is the button not returning properly or the guest mashing it, but it leaked. I have 2 chambers I no longer use. Pump from the top is much better. I just need to find out how much they cost.
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Arks, I wish I had taken a photo of the G&S system at the resort where we just stayed, but that was not high on my list. They were very secure, smaller, and pretty nice looking and had a label.
Weaver, I have an objection to the dispensers as a former innkeeper as well. I wouldn't like cleaning around them and most aren't labeled with the ingredients, which is very helpful to guests. Plus, some have anchoring systems (as Maddy mentioned) that are not all that secure.
 
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