The monsoons are everyone’s favorite season. After the parched heat of the summers, the refreshing showers feel welcome and much needed. However, due to the dampness in the air and constant accumulation of stagnant water; rains can also wreak havoc on your home and furniture. Here are our top 5 tips that can help you keep your home away from gloom this monsoon.
- Ditch the Wool:
Although the feeling of a warm woollen carpet may seem enticing during the monsoon chill, ditch them in favor of bamboo or cane rugs. Woollen, cloth or fur rugs tend to gather dust and moisture more quickly making them damp and musty.
- Fix a date with the plumber:
We all know that clogged up drains, storages, and pipes can cause germs and mosquito menace. Fix a date with the plumber to clear out the storm drains and fix any leaking pipes or faucets.
- Check Electrical wirings and casings:
Due to the constant dampness, electrical circuits may get damaged and cause a mishap. Get an electrician to fix all the wiring, install a voltage regulator, a trip switch, and encase all the open electrical sockets in plastic.
- Waterproofing is the way to go:
Make sure you fix all the drips and leaks in the house with proper waterproofing. Get a painter to ensure proper care and maintenance.
- Protect wooden furniture:
In order to keep your wooden furniture looking beautiful and shiny, try to keep it away from any wet artifact or even clothes. Wipe with a dry cloth or vacuum in order to clean it. Polish and coat the surface with new varnish if old.