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Bathroom Water in the Wrong Places

Feb 28, 2008
It does not always have to be necessary to have a pipe to drip or burst in the bathroom for you to have water damage there. It is common knowledge that when you do not use proper ventilation in a bathroom or kitchen, water issues can gradually develop. There is a simple answer for this situation, it is exhaust fans.

In just about any of the houses that have been constructed in recent years, exhaust vents in the bathrooms and kitchens are pretty standard equipment. When you lease or have bought an older home, they may not have them. If you have never been informed why exhaust fans are important in eliminating some water problems, these are several reasons why.

The bathroom is normally the dampest room in the house. There is so much bathing and showering, usually with the door shut, it will create too much vapor in the air even when things do not get completely wet. With time, all this moisture can cause a few problems. To begin with, it will cause mold on walls and ceilings. It may cause the paint or wallpaper to peel or bubble.

There is also another problem and that is the harm it might do to sheet rock and woodwork in the bathroom. If your house has older sheet rock in it that does not resist moisture, the mold might gradually penetrate it and ultimately must be taken out and replaced because it is health hazardous. The woodwork in the bathroom will many times swell from the constant dampness. The wood might buckle, pull away from the wall, and often times a bathroom window can swell so much it may not even open.

These issues are all created by moisture. Steam created by hot baths or showers is just noticed for a little time when the bathroom is being used and then it is gone. Just because it does not appear to hang around long enough to create any real damage, it definitely will sooner or later. The easiest way to resolve these issues before they happen is to purchase exhaust fans for every bathroom in the home. They can be gotten at most any home improvement store and for the trouble they may save in the long run, well worth it. They are not that costly, but woodwork and sheet rock repairs will be. They can be put in fairly easy by people that enjoy minor home improvement jobs.
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Dror Klar is a writer and promoter of quality Charlotte
water damage restoration
and Chicago water damage restoration companies.
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