5 Tips to Combat Moisture in Your Walls

Have you noticed that when it rains , it is very common for water to seep into ceilings and walls, and as a result moisture begins to accumulate?

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This was what happened to me a couple of years ago, so I began to take certain precautionary measures in order to avoid these kind of problems, since if the humidity increases it can cause the walls to break or the ceilings to fall .

Next, we will show you 5 useful tips against WALL humidity that will be of great help to end the problem .

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Believe it or not, baby powder is ideal for fighting moisture, as it absorbs and fights bad odor.

Sprinkle the powder on the wall and rub it with a dry cloth so that the powder penetrates properly.

You can do this process as many times as you want until all traces of moisture are removed .

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In general, vinegar is a great ally when it comes to cleaning , but it is also perfect for fighting humidity .

Mix 3 liters of water with 1 cup of apple cider vinegar and wipe the wall with a damp cloth, this will help you eliminate moisture, fight bad odors, save surfaces and remove accumulated mold.

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Mix 2 tablespoons of tea tree oil with 2 cups of water , integrate the ingredients and place the mixture on top of the affected areas.

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The bicarbonate is the perfect ingredient to combat moisture in its entirety. For this trick we will need a couple of containers , which we will fill with baking soda and place on the walls to absorb moisture .

You will need to mix baking soda with water , dilute it very well, and wipe this mixture over the wall.

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The sea salt works very similar to sodium bicarbonate , but this remedy only need to place the salt in glass containers and put on the shelves of the walls so that moisture is absorbed.

You can mix the baking soda with the salt for a powerful anti-humidity effect .

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Apply these tips when it’s not raining .
The first moment you see that there is moisture on your walls, IMMEDIATELY treat the problem .
Open the windows to ventilate your walls.
Avoid pouring water or wetting them frequently.
Use waterproofing paint for your walls.
Don’t leave wet towels or objects near your walls.
Before applying any product or remedy, check the source of moisture on your walls.
I hope this information will be of great help to you, and do not forget to verify the reason why there is moisture on your walls, in order to know how to attack and solve the problem.

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