Tips To Maintain Your Bathtub And Shower

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(Last Updated On: February 23, 2017)
maintaining shower and bathtub for clean bathroom
maintaining shower and bathtub for beautiful bathroom

Bathtub and shower have become a necessity in any bathroom. At time of installing it, you might be very excited and have ponder a lot upon how to install, which one to install but after installation and once you become use to it you never thought about its maintenance.  Yes that’s totally true that you never thought about maintaining your bathtub and shower. Maintaining your bathtub and shower is a pre requisite for having to make your bathroom look good. If you are not maintaining your bathtub and shower, your bathroom will start to look dull and old even though it is not so. You can maintain your bathtub and shower by properly and regularly cleaning them and giving them a newer and attractive look. Cleaning and maintaining your bathtub and shower not only affects the appearance of your bathroom but also affects your health. Cleaning and maintain your bathtub and showers ensures that your bathroom is bacteria and germs free and that helps you to stay away from many diseases. Here are some of the tips that will enable you to maintain your bathtub and shower.

  • Cleaning

If your shower and bathtub is not cleaned on a regular basis then mildew or white film will be formed on its surface even on the curtains and doors. After using it every time, wipe the surface with a dry towel, this will reduce the amount of residue but this does not mean proper cleaning should not be done. Also discuss with the manufacturer regarding the types of cleansers to be used for cleaning and maintaining your bathtub and shower. It is advisable to ask before entering any type of cleaning process. If you don’t have any idea then cleaning with hot water with soft cloth is always a option for anytime use.

  • Tile and grout

It is general that building material and water don’t mix up well. When any building material like grout remain in contact with the water for more period of time, then damage like mildew and mold growth starts to penetrate on your bathtub and shower. To combat with the water damage issues, you should seal the grout and tiles minimum two times in a year to provide extra protection to your bathtub from mildew and moisture issues. Have an annual check for damaged or missing tiles or any cracked grout. If you find nay make necessary repairs as soon as possible.

  • Bathtub and shower doors

For maintain your bathtub and shower, it is very essential that you maintain their doors. There should be a random inspection on the door whether they slide or swing, check that there is no water penetration on the base or the track of the door. If you find any standing water at that spot, this indicates that drainage system within the track assembly is not functioning properly. If this is the case then you should call the professional and fix this issue.

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