Tips And Ways To Rain-Proof Your Home And Prevent Damageby Samayra Khan Digital Marketer
Buying homes is a dream of everyone and after fulfilling it, maintenance is the next step that the resident should take care of. In this blog, we will look at some of the common problems that home owners face during the monsoon season. This reading could help you with simple ways in which one can address these, to maintain the beauty of the home.
Tips To Protect Furniture And Flooring During Rains
This is the time when monsoons enter in India that surely brings relieve from the scorching heat and joy for millions of people. But, along with that it is also one of the most challenging times for home owners to buy a home.
So, here are a few tips to ensure the house that you call a home, is prepared to tackle any unforeseen challenge.
Protecting The House’s Walls
With the onset of monsoons the musty odours and walls become prone to mould, mildew growth, which further add to the odour. So, it is better to scuff off the mould and use a mixture of bleach and water, to wipe the walls of your residential apartment. Bleach is a cleaning agent and also a disinfectant that will help in preventing the mould from growing again.
Maintenance of locks
In monsoons, usually locks get malfunctioned due to chance of weather. Therefore, to be on the safer side ensure that the locks of your residential property or commercial property are checked on a monthly basis.
If the lock is not operating smoothly, use WD40 spray that will help in removing the dust gathered in the interior part of the locks. Also, use a soft cloth to clean the surface of locks. But remember and make a note to not use oil/lubricant/gel or any other spray for cleaning locks.
Most homes for sale or not has wooden furniture or leather upholstery, in this changing weather these can be ruined by the dampness and moisture in the air. So, in order to protect your furniture, place it away from the doors and windows.
Please note to put camphor balls, neem leaves or cloves in the cupboards and closets, to protect the items from dampness.
Avoid any kind of leakages in the house as it is not considered good as per vastu shastra also. It is important to spot leakages on time, so that the rain water does not cause any damage to the walls and roof of the home. Thus, take all precautionary measures by painting the walls of your old home or if you bought a new apartment for sale with a water-proof coating.
1. To Protect clothes: Place camphor or naphthalene balls in the closet, which will absorb the moisture while protecting the clothes and valuable items against insects and pests.
2. Keep wooden and iron furniture away from the windows from where rainwater may enter.
3. To Protect Furniture: Spray the furniture with waterproofing solution, to prevent the dampness from damaging the material.
4. Rains increase the chances of termite attack. So, it is better to take preventive measures by keeping cupboards and wardrobes well-ventilated and termite-free.
5. Wooden flooring must be protected during rains, as the surface tends to absorb more moisture. Place absorbent mats and ensure proper ventilation.
Thus, these are few tips that can help you in protecting your home from monsoon damage while you enjoy the rains.
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