Sure, on occasion, you’ve been involved in an emergency at home in which you have not known well how to act.
Wounded, bleeding from a cut, a burn unexpected… Situations that occur when least expected and against which it is customary to stay paralyzed, or, on the contrary, act the prey of nerves.
To avoid this, we offer these tips to get you out of trouble and allow you to know what steps to take in the following situations:
1 – When the gutters of the house is stuck
A strong gale or a storm can fill the gutters of leaves, pine needles, branches and more. If the gutter is close to the ground or is on hand with a ladder low, you can consider cleaning them up yourself.
However, if you’re not used to working on a ladder, if the gutter is situated more than two meters of height, it will be better to go to a professional for your own safety.
2 – When you have a pest sudden, ants, flies, bees, or rodents
If you suffer a plague of ants (or bugs, bees, mice, bats, roaches…) get yourself a household pesticide to stay and use it in the most affected areas of the house, the ones where you see a higher concentration of the pest.
In the case of ants, they could be forming their colony around the frames of the windows, in the back of the cabinets or close to pipes. If the problem persists, call a professional.
3 – When someone is locked in the bathroom
The locks tend to be quite treacherous, especially for the smaller ones, which are locked in the bathroom and then not know how to get out. If ever you see yourself in this situation, it is not necessary that you break the door or jump out the window.
Check that the handle of the door that has a small hole in the center, if so, use a paper clip to insert through the hole and try to unclog the lock.
If this plan does not work, unscrew the hinges before pushing the door. In this way, both the door and your bones should remain intact.
4 – When the oven begins to smoke
If while using the oven, something food that drips or falls on the bottom of the same, this will begin to carbonizarse and to create a smoke that will make it impossible to stay in the kitchen.
If most of your food is still cooking, and it is impossible to turn off the oven, try to sprinkle a thick layer of baking soda on the food that is burning, it will stop output smoke until you’re done cooking.
5 – When you drop an egg to the ground
When an egg falls to the ground, not just let the kitchen take a battering, but it also turns the floor into a skating rink quite dangerous and difficult to clean.
If we do not have enough caution and clean the egg of any way, only issue remains for the rest of the house.
What is the trick? Try sprinkling a little salt over the egg and wait a few minutes. The egg will begin to turn into a kind of dough that you’ll be able to pick up without any problem. It’s easy and simple!
6 – When there is a fire in your frying pan or microwave
If all of a sudden you see fire on the frying pan, the first thing you should do is turn off the burner of the stove and cover the pan with a lid, if you can safely do so. If that doesn’t work, take a towel, empápala with water and spread it over the pan so that it is completely covered. If the fire continues to burn for any reason, call emergency and get out of the house.
If instead of the frying pan, the fire is in the microwave, desenchúfalo immediately with extreme care and leave the door closed so that the fire is “choking”. If it seems that the fire is spreading from the microwave, immediately called the fire department.
7 – When you burn or cut yourself
The first thing that must be done before a burn is to clean it with water and apply an ointment anti bacterial. Although it may be painful, it is crucial that the injury rinse immediately, apply cream and cover. If it is more than a mild burn, go to a doctor for a proper treatment.
If you cut yourself accidentally, and the cut is deep, it is important that you go to the emergency room. Do not wait to see if you can apañártelas just you, because waiting can cause improper healing of the wound and increase the risk of infection.