When most of us think of leaking showers, we think of mould growth. However, there can be an even more severe consequence. Leaky showers, especially those that leak within the walls and damage structural supports, are a magnet for termites. Termites in bathrooms are hard to spot within the walls and can eat through damp wood at an alarming speed.
A bathroom upgrade is one of the best investments, aside from remodelling your kitchen, that you can do for your home. When it comes to remodelling your shower, you might consider it to be too expensive as this a major component of your bathroom. You may feel the need to replace old tile, and toss out your tub. By approaching this project from the right angle, however, you can certainly remodel your old shower while sticking to a budget that doesn’t put you in a place of unwanted debt. Here’s how.
Maintaining your home by repairing problems shortly after they arise, or before they even pop up, is a fantastic and straightforward way you can help preserve its value. Some of the most obvious repairs many Australian homeowners face include fixing wet and dry rot in a home’s timber, addressing rising dampness in the foundation and walls, and getting a new roof. Your bathroom might not come to mind as the first stop for repairs. However, as a primary place for damage, it should also be top of your list, especially when it comes to indoor maintenance. A bathroom that leaks can spell huge problems for your home.
Here are 4 excellent ways you can maintain your bathroom in tip-top shape to get the best value from your home over time.
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