On average, humans use the bathroom basin at least once every day. Unfortunately, this constant use is not met by proper bathroom maintenance as most of the fittings deteriorate by the day. Interestingly, the designs of bathroom basins give room for simple and easy cleaning as their fabrication spans a wide range of metals, plastics, and ceramics. The life span of these bathroom fabrications also depends on several factors to attain longevity; one such is proper maintenance.
This article describes routine maintenance you should consider to ensure a healthy bathroom basin.
Look out for Soap Lather.
Frequently, when having your bath, there tends to be soap lather from your sponges, which spatters on bathtubs and wall tiles. To ensure that soap lathers don’t dry up on these basin surfaces, you should consciously lookout for the soap residue when done with your bath. Water is a handy solution for rinsing off the lather.
Tight Closure of Taps.
Taps are mostly located on the bathtubs, walls, and bathroom basins in the bathroom. Due to negligence on the individual part most times, they drip water when the knobs are not tightly closed. The leakage of water from the tap harms these surfaces in the long run. One such effect is rusting, which affects basin and tub sinks as they are made of metal. The knobs of these taps must be firmly closed before and after use to prevent these gleaming metals’ corrosion.
The drains are delicate parts of the bathroom basin that gives off stench when clogged. The possibilities of clogging are not far-fetched. Drains can be blocked either by impure deposits of hard water, or an accumulation of bathwater over time. You could decrease the clogging of the ducts by conscious inspection after use. The use of drain covers also suffices as it also doubles as a defense mechanism against external threats.
Regular Cleaning of Mirrors and Basins.
Spatters from your toothbrush or shaving sticks might stick on the mirror surface daily. An accumulation of these powder or toothpaste spatters dulls the shimmers of your bathroom with time. Hence, using cleansing solutions or detergents, you should wipe off these spatters daily to preserve the radiant look of your bathroom basins and mirrors.
Check for Pipe Leakages.
In situations where metals are being used to pass out water from bathroom basins, the pipes tend to corrode over time. These consequently leads to the dampness of walls or cause flooding of the bathroom. However, with a constant check, you could tell before time or call for a plumber’s services.
In conclusion, routine checks of bathroom accessories are necessary for healthy living. Being a place where you use a lot of water; bacteria that thrives in a damp environment will be present. To curb this breeding chances, the tips listed above ensures there is no water retention of any kind in your bathtubs and bathroom basins.