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Tips for Coping with Moist Walls

Moist house walls often cause many problems, ranging from damaged wall paint, causing unpleasant odors, and causing unhealthy air circulation. Humid walls are caused by several things, it could be because they are often exposed to rainwater seepage due to leaking roofs.
Of course, damp walls will also affect respiratory health conditions for homeowners. Then how to deal with damp walls? Check out the following easy ways! Tips for Coping with Moist Walls

Checking the Roof and Water Pipes

The first thing you should do is check the roof as well as the water pipes near damp walls. Usually, a damp wall will not be far from a leaky roof because water seeps into the wall and slowly the walls will become moldy and damaged.
If you have found damage to a leaking roof, immediately repair the damaged roof and replace it with a new water pipe gutter.

Make Sufficient Air Circulation

Another factor that causes damp and moldy walls is the lack of air circulation in the room which causes your walls to be damp. It would be better, if you make air circulation such as making artificial windows to provide air circulation and natural lighting.

Use a liquid fungicide or anti-fungal

Humid walls are generally caused by mold on the surface of the walls which causes your walls to become damp. Another way you can do this is that you can apply an anti-fungal (fungicide) solution to the wall after cleaning it from the existing fungus. You can … Read More