US 9,808,125 B2
Vertically adjustable shower caddy and method for tensioning same
Raymond Jepson, Roxboro (CA)
Assigned to ARTIKA FOR LIVING INC., Dorval (CA)
Filed by ARTIKA FOR LIVING INC., Dorval, Quebec (CA)
Filed on Sep. 1, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/254,013.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/212,962, filed on Sep. 1, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2017/0055780 A1, Mar. 2, 2017
Int. Cl. A47G 29/087 (2006.01); A47K 3/28 (2006.01); A47K 5/00 (2006.01); A47B 96/14 (2006.01); A47F 5/00 (2006.01); D06F 57/12 (2006.01)
CPC A47K 3/281 (2013.01) [A47K 5/00 (2013.01); A47B 96/1425 (2013.01); A47F 5/00 (2013.01); A47K 2201/00 (2013.01); D06F 57/12 (2013.01)] 14 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An adjustable shower caddy pole the adjustable shower caddy pole comprising:
an elongated hollow structural pole having a first and a second extremity end;
a first vertically extendable arm received in the hollow structural pole, the first vertically extendable arm having a vertical length, at least two sides, and a first gear strip with a first series of continuous teeth protruding from at least one of the sides of the first vertically extending arm, wherein at least one of the sides is free from having teeth;
the first gear strip extending a substantially portion of the vertical length of the first vertically extendable arm; the hollow structural pole comprising:
a first tensioning member having a top surface, a bottom surface and an inner surface having a first spiraling gear with a second series of continuous teeth which complementary mates with corresponding teeth of the first gear strip,
the inner surface of the first tensioning member being disposed about and surrounding the first vertically extendable arm;
the first gear strip being received in a vertical portion of the first spiraling gear; wherein rotation of the entire first tensioning member about the first vertically extendable arm outwardly extends the first vertically extendable arm and wherein counter rotation of the entire first tensioning member inwardly retracts the first vertically extendable arm.