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MASTERING THE ART OF MULTITASKING

From helping the kids with homework to prepping for a presentation at the office, being busy has become a way of life for most of us. Combine completing chores at home with the needs of work and family, and finding time to tackle all our “to-do’s” can be a serious challenge. Nearly 2 in 5 Americans (38 percent) feel they don’t have enough time to complete household tasks, according to a recent Moen survey, conducted online by Harris Poll among more than 2,000 U.S. adults. 

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Behind the Design: U by Moen™ Shower

Think about the home of the future. What does it look like? What are its capabilities? And most importantly, how do the items within the home fit seamlessly into our everyday lives, while still communicating our sense of style and personality? At Moen, designers considered these questions and more when creating the revolutionary new Wi-Fi/cloud-based shower experience, U by Moen™ shower. Each technological element in this new system was crafted to ensure a flawless user experience, allowing consumers to expertly create shower that is right for them, exactly how they like it. 

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HOW DO YOU KNOW WHEN YOU’RE AN ADULT?

Think back on those life milestones that made you feel like you were finally a grown-up. Was it getting married, purchasing your first home or having your first child? Perhaps it was when you tackled that DIY project, all by yourself. The curious minds at Moen investigated the markers of adulthood, via an online survey conducted by Harris Poll on its behalf among more than 2,000 U.S. adults. Surprisingly, nine in ten Americans (90 percent) say they actually do feel like an adult. Some of the most common signs of adulthood include …

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WHAT MAKES AMERICANS STEAM AT THE STOVETOP?

If sticky countertops, explosions in the oven or cooking with outdated appliances cause you major stress in the kitchen, you’re not alone. A recent Moen survey, conducted online by Harris Poll among more than 2,000 U.S. adults, found that 87 percent of Americans have pet peeves when preparing meals in their kitchen. Common “hot” buttons in the kitchen include … 

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UNDERCOVER BATHROOM BEHAVIORS

If the walls in our bathrooms could talk, what would they say? Would they tattle on our guests who didn't wash their hands after using the restroom, but turned on the water to make it sound like they did? How about outing those who like to multi-task in the lavatory, taking calls and catching up on emails? Curious to know more about what Americans are really doing in the bathroom, Moen commissioned a recent survey, conducted online by Harris Poll , to uncover our hidden habits... and the results may surprise you.

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THE DOWNLOAD ON DIRTY DISHES

From brownie batter disasters to marinara sauce mayhem, cooking can create a serious mess in the kitchen. But it's not just the clutter you can see that needs your attention. Handling raw food or unwashed hands can lead to an invisible mess of dirt and bacteria all over your kitchen surfaces. Moen, the number one faucet brand in North America, got down and dirty to uncover the most unsightly areas of your kitchen, plus offers some tips on how to make cleanup easier and more efficient.

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THE SKINNY ON SHOWERING

On average, we spend more than 3,000 minutes in our showers every year...but how men and women use those minutes might surprise you. New Moen Research explores how men and women's showering and grooming routines compare.

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DEBUNKING DISPOSAL MYTHS

Grinding lemon peels make your garbage disposal smell better. Putting ice in a disposal will sharpen blades. Hot water should only be used when grinding food. We've all heard the myths, but what are the facts when dealing with disposals? Moen, the number one faucet brand in North America, is here to debunk the common misconceptions of using a garbage disposal, and help homeowners keep their disposal running smoothly.

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PECULIAR BEHAVIORS OF PET OWNERS

Do you share a playlist with your Poodle? Snuggle in bed with your Siamese? Take a bath with your turtle? It might seem far-fetched, but since many of us treat pets like they're family, we often let them do things behind closed doors that others might find surprising. In fact, a recent survey, commissioned by Moen, conducted online by Harris Poll, finds that over two in five Americans who have ever owned a pet (43 percent) have let their pet lick their plate before washing them. And that's not all we let them do.

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WEDDING REGISTRIES...THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLIEST GIFTS EVER

Ah, the wedding registry. For many couples, there's nothing more exciting than perusing the shelves of their favorite home goods store, stocking up on all the essentials to add to their wedding wish lists. Almost half (45 percent) of U.S. adults who are married, ever been married or engaged/ever been engaged have had a bridal registry, according to a recent Moen survey conducted online by Harris Poll. But, compiling a registry that is "just right" can be a complicated process. Moen, the number one faucet brand in North America, went above and beyond to discover all the in's and outs of wedding registries.

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