Monsoon Season: Do Away With the Gloom
During monsoon there is mustiness which makes interiors dull and so drab. Give your abode a vibrant makeover and make certain changes to protect your interiors during monsoon season.
There are many ways through which you can spruce up your home. Do away with black and greys. Already there is so much gloom its time you add more colors. The bright colors will uplift your mood. Even greens and blues can be used for warmer months but in monsoon calls for the lively, warm and bright colors such as yellow, orange, red and even neon colors. Skies are overcast and you will need whatever light that enter your home to enhance the bright colors and reflective surfaces. The white and cream colors can be avoided as they get difficult to maintain to keep them clean in squelchy monsoon.
In case you have indoor plants you need to keep them out because they retain moisture and add the staleness to air.
During rainy season, the woolens, blankets and quilts get attacked by the mold and humidity. You must let them open in fresh air and during the day when sun is out.
Wrap linen in plastic packets before storing them in cupboards. This will prevent moisture to get in.
Since people tend to dry their clothes indoor its advisable that you use polyester and nylon clothes as they retain less water and dry well. same goes for bed linen you must use polyester and nylon as they don’t attract moisture and you will have less stale smell in air.
You must place small rugs and mats preferably colorful around so as to people can clean their feet before jumping on the bed. Keep a rug in bedroom for sure else your kids running bare feet around, thus have dirty feet will need to wipe their feet before clambering on bed. You need to keep the bed clean as well as dry such that you don’t need to change the linen frequently.
During monsoon minimize the décor such as paintings as they can be damaged with damp air. If you have wrought iron furniture and decorative pieces get anti rust polish done.
Use lace curtains which don’t have lining because natural sunlight is needed to suffuse glow interiors. Lace curtain will allow sufficient light to enter room at same time give you privacy needed.
No carpets during monsoon. Store your carpets in plastic sheets as this will reduce chance of moisture damage to carpet. Use plastic carpet mats during monsoon as they are light and dry fast. Carpets are no because they do house dust mites and molds and can trigger allergic reactions to people.
Hang large mirror in good looking frames on wall will give regal charm and add sheen to the dull space. The mirror helps in creating illusion of larger space.