A type of algae grows on furniture in damp rooms, damaging the furniture, and reducing its durability. Apart from this, moths or various types of insects thrive in damp rooms, which also reduces the life of wooden furniture.
When it rains incessantly, the walls, floors, and ceilings do not get time to dry. Damp walls, floors, and ceilings collect water vapor. This water vapor or dampness not only spoils the walls or ceiling but also the furniture of the house. With that, symptoms of various diseases may appear, said the assistant professor of the wealth management and entrepreneurship department of Akiz College of Home Economics. Various insects such as cockroaches, termites, cockroaches, etc. can breed in a damp house.
During monsoon, clothes cannot be adequately dried due to lack of sun. A variety of fungi can develop on clothes stored in damp or damp rooms. It also affects the skin. Algae-grown clothes can cause various skin diseases, said Dr. Dhaka Medical College’s assistant professor of dermatology. He said, when it’s hot, the fungi spread from these damp walls into the air. These fungi cause skin diseases like ringworm or eczema. And those who already have itchiness-like problems may get worse.
A type of algae grows on furniture in damp rooms, damaging the furniture, and reducing its durability. Apart from this, moths or various types of insects thrive in damp rooms, which also reduces the life of wooden furniture. Rubber can be used for furniture legs. Always try to keep sofa cushions dry. Wood furniture should be coated with wax, varnish, or other protective coating. On the other hand, the inside and outside of the board furniture should be wiped with a dry cloth regularly.
If possible, keep cupboard doors open for some time during the day. Both wardrobe and clothes will be good in it. You can fill the gaps or cracks in the furniture with pudding before the monsoons.
Those who have leather sofas in their homes, need to take extra care. This type of sofa needs to be wiped daily. Because, in damp weather, the fungus can grow on the leather, slowly ruining the sofa.
Many times, if water is constantly seeping over a part of the wall for a long time, dampness starts spreading from that part. For this, find out the reason for water seepage on the wall of the house and solve that problem. If there is a leak or hole in the water pipe, fix it. Many times, if a piece of furniture is hung on the wall for a long time, dampness can also develop there. In this case, change the furniture every few days. It is better not to place wooden furniture on damp walls.
Try to keep the room open most of the day. In a closed room, excess water vapor or moisture accumulates and there is a risk of dampness on the walls. Apart from this, ‘mold resist’ paints are available in the market. They protect the walls of the house from damp for a long time.
It is better to send the plants used in interior decoration to the balcony or terrace. It will reduce the dampness of the house a lot. This is because trees produce a lot of water vapor, which can promote fungus and fungal diseases.
Do not wear clothes that have been lying in the closet for a long time. It is very good if you can dry it in the sun. If not possible, iron it. It removes the fungus and also reduces the smell. Keep camphor between the clothes in the closet. It will keep your clothes in place. It is very good if you can take out dark-colored clothes and air them occasionally during monsoons.