Your home is full of wet areas and places where appliances are that use water in their operation. How well do you keep these areas up? Because if you don’t pay attention to basic cleanliness of the surrounding areas and the machines, you can end up with all sorts of short-term and long-term issues.
One of the biggest things that can happen if areas or machines stay damp for too long is that they can start to smell. Mold can be the most significant cause of odor, but there are also issues with mildew and just minerals getting stuck in pooling water. For a few examples, consider your washing machine, your shower area, your air conditioner, and your water heater. [Read more…]