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Each time someone of your family goes to the shower, your bathroom gets filled with moisture. That just does not leave musty smell out there, it does serious structural damage of the bathroom as well. And if your bathroom is not properly ventilated, bad odor will make your life hell.
Without further ado, I believe you understand the importance of a properly ventilated bathroom. It improves the indoor air quality thus improves your life style. In this article I will talk about how you can properly ventilated bathroom.
4 Ways To Ventilate Your Bathroom:
I could write a fat article on how to ventilate a bathroom, but I won’t. Rather I will briefly explain 5 effective ways that you can implement right now to ventilate your bathroom. Here you go!
1.Install An Exhaust Fan:
If you have bathroom fan installed and it is functioning properly, you would not have this problem in the first place. Installing one of them will solve all the of odor and moisture related problem.
No matter whether you install it in the window or through the ceiling, it will work fine. It will remove all the inside moistures from your bathroom and keep it fresh always. It will ensure an odor free bathroom as well.
I know installing an exhaust fan is expensive but the return is really awesome. It would be so wise of you buying one of them with light and heater.
2. Leaving The Door/Window Open:
Keep the window open for a while after you do your business in the bathroom or take a shower. That way all the moisture will go out and the air quality will improve after a while. If there is drape or curtain covering the window, make sure it is no. But what if you don’t have a window?
Well, then keep the door open for the same reason. Keeping the door or window open will stop the condensation. Also, if you keep out the wet towels or any clothes, it will be good to fight the condensation.
Dehumidifier works great if your bathroom has no window and you do not have enough money to install a bathroom exhaust fan. It will trap the condensation so the moisture and bad smell can’t spread around the bathroom or any other rooms.
It won’t cost you a fortune but will prevent the mold and mildew to grow inside the damp area of your bathroom.
4. Don’t Forget Regular Cleaning
Yes, you need to keep your bathroom clean always no matter whether you have installed an exhaust fan or a dehumidifier. Declutter your bathroom so that air can circulate everywhere inside it.
Regularly monitor whether the dehumidifier is on or the extractor fan is running.
Some people completely renovate their bathrooms to get rid of the moisture and bad smell. But follow the above-mentioned tips and I think it will improve the indoor environment of your bathroom greatly.
Share this article with your family members and friends who may need to ventilate their bathrooms.