Remedies to remove mold from walls

Mold on the walls is a very frequent problem especially in old houses, in which there is no good thermal insulation or in which there is no good air exchange.

In all these situations it is necessary to intervene for the elimination of molds, since what may appear as an aesthetic problem, the elderly or people with respiratory problems.

This is because mold is composed of a series of micro organisms such as spores and bacteria that spread rapidly and are also dispersed in the air that is breathed by the people who occupy the building.

What are the most popular natural remedies to eliminate mold from walls
The elimination of mold is not so simple, in fact, even if eliminated, molds can form again if you do not go to solve the underlying problem that caused the formation.

But what are the natural remedies to eliminate mold from walls and prevent it from reproducing by spreading throughout the living environment?

Here are some ingredients, present in most homes, thanks to which it is possible to eliminate mold from the walls.

Sodium bicarbonate
It is possible to dilute two tablespoons of baking soda in water and rub this solution on the wall affected by mold.

After the solution has dried, the mold can be removed by rubbing a clean cloth on the treated area.

This mold killer solution can be made more effective by adding two tablespoons of table salt

Hydrogen peroxide
the common 10-volume hydrogen peroxide (the one generally used to disinfect small wounds), but to use 130-volume hydrogen peroxide (which can be purchased in household stores or hardware stores) .

By diluting 2 glasses of hydrogen peroxide in about a liter of hot water you can create a very effective solution for the elimination of molds and the whitening of the walls.

Since hydrogen peroxide is very aggressive, care must be taken to avoid direct contact with the skin and eyes.

White wine vinegar
White wine vinegar (2 cups) diluted in a liter of hot water is an excellent remedy for eliminating mold from the walls.

With a sponge it is possible to pass this preparation on the areas affected by mold, repeating the operation until it is completely removed.

The solution of water and vinegar as well as a remedy for the elimination of mold, can be used as a preventive function.

In fact, passing this solution on walls subject to the formation of mold every 4/6 months prevents the formation of molds.

The first steps in building tree houses

Building a tree house requires, first and foremost, to install a solid foundation. Always choose the tree as the foundation pillar or more than one. You need to find a tree that has strong roots. The best ones are hardwoods, such as oaks, limes or beeches. Also some fruit trees such as chestnut or cherry trees, as well as pine, fir and larch (belonging to the conifer family). The stem must be at least 40 cm and then, if you use more trees, then you have to find those that have a certain stability and are also flexible. The structure of the tree house can be made with a variety of equipment available such as screwdrivers, drill, jigsaw, circular saw, window hinges, hatches and ladders.

Then a floor and create the base with very thick construction boards, assembling them horizontally. It is also necessary to create a small balcony and fix the entire structure in such a way that it can be a guarantee of safety. One important thing is the flooring: it is often possible to think of making it with pine at least 35 mm thick, in such a way that it is useful and easily treatable for humidity. Do not forget also the need to make a compartment that will serve as an entrance with a sort of trap door. The ladder then, is necessary for access and you have to make sure that it is safe and well attached to the structure.

Other useful tips for building tree houses
For the construction of tree houses it is important, once the original structure has been made, to enrich the windows with glass and then, to use a specific protective product for protecting the wood. This will prevent deterioration over time that comes easily, due to atmospheric agents that insist on the house. To seal the cracks you need to spread the silicone, while instead, you can give vent to the imagination for the furniture. This type of house is always exposed to the open air and needs maintenance, its importance must never be underestimated!