We offer a wide range of services for that fresh look, or just maintenance or updates to keep your home functioning and safe. Regardless of the size of the job, we have a craftsman that can tackle it. We offer a wide range of services for that fresh look, or just maintenance or updates to keep your home functioning and safe. Regardless of the size of the job, we have a craftsman that can tackle it.
Home Improvement / April 14, 2021
The caulk isn’t always the first thing that comes to mind when you think of your bathroom. You might not be aware of it, but this thick and flexible adhesive applied along exposed joints has to be replaced. This is especially true if signs of cracking and warping already manifest on the material. Otherwise, moisture can slip beneath the surface, which can lead to a variety of problems.
Handyman Connection of Orange County explains everything you need to know about applying a new caulk in your bathroom.
Bathroom caulk should last up to five years. However, it can have a reduced lifespan due to various factors like house settling, wrong use of caulk, or poor installation. If not replaced immediately, expect the following issues to manifest and linger for a long time:
There are multiple types of caulk available, but not all are suitable for use inside the bathroom. Choose one with high resistance to mold and mildew and is designed for use with your fixtures like ceramic tile or fiberglass shower or tub. If the caulk used previously starts to peel or deteriorate within 12 months of application, it is likely not intended for bathrooms.
Count on Handyman Connection of Orange County for all of your general home maintenance needs. Aside from caulking, we also replace windows and clean gutters. Give us a call at (714) 288-0077 or fill out our contact form to request a free estimate.