Areas in a Home that are Vulnerable to Water Damage
Learning which areas of your home are more prone to water damage helps you take necessary measures to prevent any damage in the first place. You are also able to pay close attention to these areas making sure no damage goes unseen. Below are places in your home that need to be thoroughly checked for any water damage. Roof: Many of us tend to ignore the roof when speaking of water damage as it’s not
How to Prevent Mould in Your Garage
Mould thrives in environments with high humidity, less sunlight and poor ventilation. Another factor that contributes to mould growth is access to food such as surfaces of wood, wallpaper, drywall, fabric, etc. If these conditions are met, mould can grow quickly. Besides, mould can grow in any part of the house, including the garage. Especially during heavy rains or snow, water can enter the garage and if the standing water is not dried immediately, it
Recognizing the symptoms of hoarding disorder
Pic credit: Flickr Hoarding occurs when a person has a persistent difficulty in discarding or parting with possessions. Due to a perceived need to save their belongings, these objects begin to pile up and fill the home. Hoarding ranges from mild to severe and can impede someone’s quality of life. It can cause stress, anxiety, depression, and even potential health risks. The problem is that hoarding develops gradually and over time. It may be some
5 Ways to Disinfect Your Home
Do you need to disinfect your home but are not too happy to take the chemical route? The good news is you don’t need to rely on harsh chemical cleaners to keep your home clean and germ-free. You can use natural antibacterial disinfectants that are readily available and inexpensive. Natural cleaners are safer for you, your family, and the environment. Here are 5 ways to disinfect your home using items that are safe, efficient and
How to remove mould spots on clothes
Pic Credit: flickr Wet garments or fabrics can be breeding grounds for mould if left wet for a long time. Even if there are few mould spots on your clothes, you can still salvage them. Below are handy tips to help you remove mould stains from clothes. Check the labels – It’s always advisable to follow the instructions on the label regarding the recommended water temperature for washing and the process of drying the clothing