Fungal Attack in Rainy Season
Lunarfurniture.com – Furniture made by wooden material is one of the most used furniture in this country’s houses. The wooden material furniture itself has so many types and model used for the house, as example, we can see that the cupboard is an important furniture which can be clothes storages or cabinet which can be the place for kitchen appliances. Some other furniture such as table and chairs and divan are also become important furniture which is frequently found in Indonesian’s houses.
The good thing of the utilization of wooden material furniture is about the great strength and durability of this furniture. Wooden furniture is also has special and unique appearance which can be seen by the natural wooden pattern. Well, the utilization of this wooden material has a negative issue, especially when the rainy season comes.
Daily rain can make some areas inside the house become humid. Over humid condition can cause many fungal grows fast in several places, including the wooden furniture. The mark of fungal existence on the furniture can be seen by the white spots which is look like white powder on the furniture’s surface. It can grow on the surface and some other like the substrate fungi even can go deeper into the wooden fiber. The problem is, the furniture can be damaged if we just let this fungi grows bigger and deeper.
In order to clean them up, we can use the 70-80 percent alcohol to and put it in the dry cloth and then swab them. If the fungi area is quite large, we can swab the fungi attacked area by wet cloth first, before the alcohol swabbing getting started. If we want to prevent the existence of the fungal, we can use the neon or TL lamp and LED lamp’s light close to the furniture and dry the furniture at least once a month so that there is no chance for the fungal to grow.