What are the Dangers of Water Damage in Your Bathroom?
As you’re assessing the design and functionality of your bathroom, you may have a sneaking suspicion that mold is hidden behind your bathroom walls or flooring. A lot of people are at a loss for how to deal with mold and simply choose to ignore it for the time being. Truth be told, mold is a serious health hazard, and is damaging to your property as well; and porous surfaces that have been infested with mold pretty much are a lost cause and should be thrown out. So if you’re planning on possibly remodeling your bathroom, look out for mold and fix the problem.It’s so Easy for Mold to GrowMany of us don’t realize just how easy it is for mold to grow. Mold spores are in the air, both indoors and out. Any moist spot gives mold spores something to stick to and a means to proliferate. Be on the lookout for leaky pipes, buckling flooring or walls and condensation. Flooding and spills should also be avoided.Fixes for a Moldy BathroomThe bathroom is by far the most mold-prone room in the house. Outdated toilets that flood, leaky plumbing, pipes without proper insulation, a lack of ventilation, and outdated flooring are just a few defects that can create a breeding ground for mold to grow. If you are remodeling your bathroom, these issues should be number one on your list, because mold is damaging to your property and to your health. If you haven’t considered remodeling your bathroom but you suspect there is mold lurking behind those walls and under your flooring, it’s certainly worth investigating and at least fixing those problematic areas.A bathroom should not only be beautiful and convenient, but safe as well. If you have any concerns regarding mold in your bathroom, feel free to give us a call and we can help you nip the problem in the bud.