Creaking pipes, a slow drip, drip, drip and invasion of black mould. Yes, the bathroom can be a scary place at times. Here’s our run down of the top 5 bathroom horrors (and some guidance on how to banish them). Don’t let your bathroom haunt you this Halloween!
1. Dripping Taps
Having trouble sleeping? Is the sound of a slowly dripping tap driving you insane night and day? Maybe it’s time you got it fixed. Did you know that a faulty tap can waste as much as 90 litres of water over seven days? If left broken it could have a scary effect on your utility bill! Better read our blog on how to fix a leaking tap.
2. Mysterious Mould & Mildew
No matter what you do to stop it those dark and sinister stains keeps creeping across your bathroom surfaces. Mould and mildew in the bathroom is not only unsightly, if left alone it could harm your health and trigger allergies. Fight back with a good thorough clean and regular ventilation. Discover more tips here.
3. Foul Toilets
An utterly horrendous sight is an unclean toilet. So being as the average person spends about three years of their life on the loo there’s no excuse for a dirty bog! It should be cleaned at least once a week!
4. Chilling Cold Water
A cold trickle of water from your taps is terribly unpleasant, especially on a cold winter day. Take care and look after your water pipes and hot water tank by fitting insulation. This will help to prevent pipes from freezing as outside temperatures plummet. Find out more here.
5. Rattling Radiators
What’s that going bump in the night? There’s a strange humming, rattling, creaking sound… Oh wait… it’s just the radiator. There could be a number of reasons yours is making these bizarre noises. Read about what they are and how to correct them here.
Author: Laura Davis