Check for Mold in Your Bathroom
You can check for mold in common places around your home and take measures to prevent and remove it.
The Bathroom Check -
Who doesn’t love a long hot shower but unfortunately mole does too. The warm wet environment of a bathroom is an invitation for mold growth. Bathrooms without proper ventilation like a window fan or both are prone to attracting mold.
In the shower and the tub. Showers and bathtubs are one of the most common places you may find mold. With repeated use, these areas tend to be damp most of the time. Be sure to check for mold on your shampoo bottles wash clause and loofahs in and around the faucet and showerhead and in the tile grout.
The sink and toilet. The presence of water along with the humid nature of bathrooms makes sinks and toilets prone to mold growth. Inspect the surface of the sink and counters. Also inspect toothpaste and toothbrush caddies, the tank of the toilet behind the toilet underneath the bathroom sink or cleaning supplies are stored.
The walls and on the floor. From top to bottom mold growth is likely in a bathroom. Bathroom rugs are also known to harbor mold and are usually not washed as often as they should be. Pay attention to any water leaks coming from the walls or floors.
Tips to keep your bathroom free of mold:
9/2/2021 05:18:31 am
Any terrible event can come to your home at any time. No matter how careful you are in protecting your home and bathroom from mold, it can enter your home. require moisture and organic substrate matter to grow and propagate and the bathroom is a place which happens to remain moist. It's important to keep it clean and moist-free. Thanks for sharing this article with us.
1/6/2022 05:53:57 pm
Bathroom rugs are also known to harbor mold and are usually not washed as often as they should be.
1/27/2022 02:13:49 am
Small amounts of mold and mildew are relatively easy to clean with common household items and a little elbow grease. Just be sure to put your safety first. Go slow, make sure there’s plenty of ventilation, and don’t attempt to take on a job you’re not comfortable with. Seek for professional help if not sure what to do.
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Mike McFadden, Certified Master Home Inspector in Orlando, FL