Preparation of basement to disinfection
In the spring or early summer, when the basement is as free from the products, take all that is left from the room. Metal scraper to clean the wall. With special carefully it should be done in places of occurrence of fungus or mold. If possible, remove the racks, take them outside to dry and process disinfecting composition. If they are not removed, you will have to get rid of fungal spores on the shelves in the basement. If the floors in the basement excavation, it is necessary to remove the top layer before beginning the disinfection of the premises.
The basement prepared. Now choose the tool that is available to you and effective against fungus. A good way is to be gray, or rather a pair of sulfur dioxide. They are able to destroy the fungus spores in all of the crevices and other inaccessible places. Before handling facilities sulfur vapor, close the vents. Light metal-or ceramic vessel a piece of sulfur. Immediately leave the basement and tightly cover the door. In ten hours, ventilate thoroughly the premises. After the sulfur treatment may be thoroughly the walls, ceiling and floor of the basement with a solution of slaked lime.
100 g of sulfur is sufficient to treat 50 cubic meters of tightly enclosed spaces. Combustion of sulphur sulphur dioxide kills molds, yeast and fungi brownies.
Very simple, affordable and easy to bleach the basement to disinfect the formalin solution and bleach on the water. It is also suitable for prophylactic treatment of basements. Works well as a sanitizer solution of slaked and chlorinated lime in the proportion of 50:50. It is exactly the same as for whitewashing.
Another disinfectant recipe: 100 gr. copper sulfate, 1 kg of fresh slaked lime and two 10-liter buckets of water. If you live in an area where a lot of clay, you can prepare a solution of copper sulphate with clay. Proportion: per 10 liters of water, 1 liter of a solution of copper sulphate and clay.
Disinfection of metal and wooden racks and shelves in the basement
Metal racks can be after getting rid of the fungus on the walls of the processing solution desactiva. It is added to warm water according to the instructions and washed all the painted surfaces. Wooden racks and shelves can be used a solution of formalin or bleach. However, such processing is best done in the fresh air to dry the Board faster.
More complex composition for the treatment of wooden racks will provide an opportunity to permanently protect from fungus wood. The recipe is: 200 g of wax and 200 g of linseed oil to melt. You need to separately melt 100 g of rosin and then slowly add 160 ml of turpentine. Then mix all together with careful stirring. In a water bath the solution should be brought to 80 degrees. Then put it on the Board while it's still warm. If you can buy a germicidal lamp, it is possible after treatment of disinfectant basement to install a lamp at night. Useful continue to do so periodically when in the basement will not produce.
To eliminate the remnants of dampness in the basement can be improvised means. Fit durable enameled container with quicklime, and a box of charcoal or white moss.
How to deal with high humidity in the basement
Mold and fungi like to reside in damp basements with poor ventilation. To withdraw the damp stale air and unpleasant smell, make two vents, using for this a simple pipe. The main thing - bring them to the surface. In the basement of one pipe must exit near the ceiling, the other near the floor. If supply pipe deflectors, the thrust will be greater, in any wind strength.
With the waterproofing of the Foundation and floor of the case more difficult. Normally such work is carried out at the construction stage. Check and correct the pavement and to prevent the chance of flooding. You can use for walls, any water-repellent material, like Penetron, as well as cover them in any bituminous mortar or bitumen emulsion.