If you’re anything like me, the water temperature has to be just right -- not too hot and not too cold -- before you'll even step into the shower every morning.

But when you’re running late, those temperature adjustments can take up precious time.

How clever! Try this time-saving shower trick

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So to make your life easier, Household Hacker recommends taking a small piece of colored tape and marking your shower handle at the preferred position. If you have several people in your house, use other colors of tape.

I thought that painter’s tape would be perfect, but since I couldn’t find any, I just used a black permanent marker to color a sliver of packing tape.

And while you’re in the shower, click here to learn how to get rid of soap scum and hard water stains on your glass shower doors using a secret weapon that may be in your fridge. 

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