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Home Maintenance Tips During Rainy Season

Indonesia as a tropical country has two seasons, summer and rainy season. Practically it makes the homeowners have to pay particular attention to their house. Maintaining the house will keep it comfortable and also maintaining its value.
 

27 May 2016
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Jakarta - Indonesia as a tropical country has two seasons, summer and rainy season. Practically it makes the homeowners have to pay particular attention to their house. Maintaining the house will keep it comfortable and also maintaining its value.

During summer season, cracks and dull wall paint might occur to a not well-maintained house. While leak on the roof might happen during rainy season. These cases will certainly be troublesome for the home owner.

For some people, high rainfall condition can be beneficial for their life. However, it can also be a trouble for the other. People are ought to always be aware of any consequences of extreme weather. In fact, it can obstruct their daily activity, especially for outdoor activities.

High rainfall can trigger variety of problems such as flooding and damage to houses. Problems that are often encountered in the house is a matter of leaky roofs, damp walls, electrical short circuit, and some other risks that could endanger people who living in the house.

Roof Problems

An action need to be taken to stop the damage on the building. There are a lot of people in the society who are aware that the top building construction elements hold a huge role to the probability of leakage on the building. Therefore, all the building construction must be ensured that it is installed correctly without any gaps remained.

In some cases, the roof is intentionally made to have a slope as part of its design to make it more modern, however it is important for the contractor and the home owner to pay attention on the safety factor and its leakage probability.

Another factor to be considered is to choose the right quality roofing material. Nowadays, there are wide range of roofing materials which made from clay, metal, and bitumen that can be used for the construction. It is necessary to adjust the roof material with the intensity of the rainfall in your residential area.

One important thing to be remembered, is to choose a roofing material that is weather-resistant, wind resistant, and not easy to crack. The roof also has to be easily installed without leaving any gaps.

It is also important to use a leak-proof paint coating. Until now, the problem of paint coating roof often overlooked. In fact, it has a big role in protecting the house from leakage and to make it long lasting.

 

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