World’s Worst Tiling Jobs You’ve Ever Seen:
1. Water Leak in Bathroom Floor – The water leak in bathroom floor is not just a nuisance, it could cause damage to your home.
If you are using a shower or tub at the moment, then you need to take care of this problem immediately!
2. Broken Window Glass – A broken window glass is one of the most common problems that people face when they move into their new homes.
A broken window glass may be caused by many things such as natural disasters, fire, vandalism, etc. However, if you have found a broken window glass due to a bad tile job then you will definitely want to fix it right away.
3. Broken Windows – Another common problem that people encounter when moving into their new homes is broken windows.
When a person breaks a window, it usually means that something happened inside the house which damaged the structure of the building. Usually broken windows are caused by someone breaking into your home while you were sleeping or even worse, someone trying to break in through a hole in your wall.
4. Wet Carpet or Rugs – Another very common home remodeling problem that people come across is wet carpet or rugs.
This usually happens when someone has a small water leak in their home and they ignore it for too long. If you live in a humid or rainy area then you need to be more aware of small leaks in your pipes or roof. You may not even realize that this small problem could turn into a huge mess if you do not fix it quickly.
5. Water Leak in the Basement – Another common home problem that people come across is a water leak in the basement.
If you do not fix this problem as soon as you can, it could cause a lot of damage to your valuables and even destroy parts of your home.
6. Mold on the Ceiling – Mold on the ceiling is a big problem that many people would not want to have in their homes.
Mold can cause health issues if you do not eliminate it in a timely manner. It could be caused by a number of things such as a roof leak, pipe leak, or even a water leak from your toilet.
7. Mold on the Floor – Mold on the floor is probably not as bad as mold on the ceiling, however it could still cause some serious problems if you do not eliminate it in a timely manner.
Mold on the floor is usually caused by a water leak or flood that you failed to clean up in a timely manner. If this problem persists then it could start to spread to your drywall and even cause damage to the floors and walls of your home.
8. Black Mold on the Wall – Black mold on the wall is definitely a problem that you would not want in your home.
Black mold is caused by excessive moisture in your home. In certain cases, black mold can also cause allergic reactions to people who are prone to having these types of problems.
9. Discolored Grout – Another very common problem that people face when they have tiled floors or walls is discolored grout.
Over time, grout tends to absorb different types of materials and it usually doesn’t look pretty. This problem can usually be fixed by removing the grout and then replacing it with new grout or you could also try “bleaching” the grout in order to make it lighter in color.
10. Loose Tiles on the Floor or Walls – Another very common problem with tiled floors or walls is when your tiles become loose. This problem is very common and usually happens over a long period of time.
The tiles become loose due to a number of reasons such as the base that they are stuck too starts to degrade over time or if you had a minor earthquake. If this problem is left unchecked then it could lead to bigger problems so you definitely want to address it right away.
These are just some of the more common home remodeling jobs that you may have to deal with at one time or another in your home. If you have any questions or concerns about dealing with these issues, then please don’t hesitate to contact us here at ABC Home Repair. We can help you with these problems and address any issues or questions that you may have.
This article was written by Amanda Julian from ABC Home Repair
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