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Signs It’s Time To Replace Your Shower or Bathtub

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Ever wondered when it’s the right time to replace your shower or bathtub? As experts in the industry for over 70 years, the professionals at Blanton’s Air, Plumbing & Electric have compiled this guide to help homeowners in Fayetteville and the Raleigh-Durham area. Let’s dive into the signs that suggest it’s time for a change.

When in doubt, our expert plumbers are just a phone call away. Contact us online, or call our Fayetteville office at (910) 822-2866 or our Triangle office at (919) 298-2105.

Time To Replace Your Bathtub or Shower

The bathroom is one of the most utilized spaces in your home, and a fully functioning shower or bathtub is critical to your daily routine. Signs that indicate it’s time to replace your bathtub or shower include:

Stubborn Mold or Mildew

If mold or mildew keeps returning even after deep cleaning, it might indicate a more significant problem, such as excess moisture trapped in your tiles or drain. This is a clear sign that replacement might be necessary.

Persistent Leaks

We can repair leaks, but if they keep sprouting back up, it may indicate more serious structural problems that a new installation could fix.

Difficult To Clean

If your tub or shower is increasingly hard to clean or remains stained or discolored despite your best efforts, this might be a sign that the material is worn out and needs replacement.

Cracks & Chips

These could lead to leaks and harbor bacteria and mold. If there are visible cracks and chips in your tub or shower, it may be time for a new one.

Inefficient or Outdated Design

If your tub or shower no longer matches your bathroom aesthetics or doesn’t accommodate your needs (e.g., you prefer showers but have a bathtub), consider a replacement.

Water Accumulation

If water isn’t draining correctly, it could lead to severe problems down the line, such as water damage and mold growth.

Fluctuating Water Temperature

If your shower can’t maintain a steady temperature, it could indicate an issue with your plumbing that may warrant a complete shower replacement.

Choose Blanton’s for Bathtub & Shower Services

At Blanton’s, we have served homeowners in Fayetteville and the Triangle area since 1951. We’ve built our reputation on our core values: Always Doing the Right Thing, Always Growing, Can-Do Attitude, and Delivering Wow Services.

Our experienced team will answer your calls 24/7 and offers emergency services, ensuring you always have the help you need when you need it. We provide free estimates on replacement quotes so you know what to expect before we start the job. And remember, we never compromise on quality.

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