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Date Published:

February 20, 2020


How to Keep Mold Out of Your Bathroom

Mold is a common issue prevailing in almost every household but is not often visible. More often, mold is found in damp and dark places such as bathrooms. However, most people choose to ignore mold growth because they think that it isn’t doing them any harm. Mold growth makes your bathroom extremely unhealthy and can disrupt your health.

So, are you still satisfied just because this mold is not visible to your naked eye? Would you continue to have hidden molds multiplying in the wet and damp corners of your bathroom? Absolutely not! We recommend having a professional plumber out to assess the situation and recommend some effective ways to keep these mold growths out of your bathroom. Following are some ways to save yourself from mold attacks.

Fix Bathroom Leaks

Leakages in the bathroom not only lead to significant wastage of water but also results in breeding grounds for mold. Why do you think this happens? Bathroom leaks cause excess accumulation of water in one place, which leads to moisture accumulation.

And, as we know that mold is caused due to dampness and moisture, it can cause mold to grow. Thus, it is vital to get such leaks repaired at the earliest by getting professional bathroom services done. Also, it would be best if you didn’t allow water to accumulate in your bathroom and get rid of excess water by using a squeegee or other cleaning supplies.

Install Exhaust Fans or Vents

Since damp and dark places are some of the significant reasons for mold growth, it is essential to get that accumulated moisture out of the bathroom. A proper ventilation system like exhaust fans can help you get rid of potential mold growth. Exhaust fans help circulate airflow which eradicates any chances or dangers of mold growth. Such ventilation like installing exhaust fans or vents sucks the moisture out promoting airflow in the bathroom.

Wash Bathroom Rugs and Towels Regularly

Bathroom rugs or mats and towels are frequently used in and out of the bathroom. Hence, they are more prone to being damp, thus promoting mold growth. To avoid any such chances of mold growth, it is essential to wash bathroom rugs at least once or twice a week. Cleaning your bathroom rugs and mats should not just be practiced to keep mold away, but also because it promotes good hygiene.

Take Care of Cracked Grout

Cracked grout or spaces between tiles are more prone to mold growth. Why? Because the gaps and cracks have sufficient wetness and darkness required for mold to sprawl. If you don’t wish to have breeding mold in your bathroom, it is essential to get your bathroom services done in time. Additionally, a squeegee or washcloth are some elements that you can utilize to get rid of mold accumulated between the spaces.

Now that you are aware of how you can effectively get rid of the mold in your bathroom or prevent them from growing, you will be able to care for your bathroom better. However, if the mold growths are quite stubborn and continue to grow even after multiple precautions, contact professionals like Capital Plumbing for expert guidance.

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