Most people cannot live with a cluttered, dirty, and stinky bathroom. Are you one of those people? If you are new in doing bathroom maintenance, you might want to try it on your own first. It may sound troublesome, but it will save you a considerable amount of money, and also your privacy. Here are a few tips that you can do on your own:
Wipe Your Bathroom Everyday
It might seem troublesome to wipe your bathroom every day on a daily basis. However, once it becomes a habit, it will just take a few minutes of your time. This habit makes your bathroom to stay clean. At the end of the week or on your day off, you don’t need to use too much energy. Wiping your bathroom and its appliances will help to keep them dry and avoid damages caused by dampness.
Drain covers are important because they block the flow of particles that can potentially clog the draining pipes such as hair, dirt, etc. Once you feel that the water flow is getting slower, you can simply lift your drain cover and clean the covering grill. It is recommended to use drain covers for your showers or bathtubs, and your sinks. Getting drain covers are much cheaper than getting a service to unclog your draining pipes.
Doing a daily or a weekly inspection is also a good idea. It will reduce the cost of repairing the bathroom because once you found the slightest damage, you can fix it before it gets worse or even unrepairable.
Start by checking for the grout and sealant of the tiles around your bathtub or shower are still intact and free of stains, mildew, or mold. To clean them, you can use oxygen bleach. Look for signs of leaks, whether it is from spouts or pipes and even around your toilet, shower, or bathtub. Noticing small damages before it becomes a major one can save some money.