How to get rid of worms in the bathroom – Are you one of those people who feel very ticklish and disgusted when they see worms? Usually, (mostly) who are very disgusted to see these reptiles are from women. What’s right? Hehehe
Actually, it’s a natural amusement, because the ‘appearance’ of this soft-bodied creature really provokes that feeling. Especially if his soft body moves and twists and spreads in large numbers in front of our eyes, hiiiiyyy,,,, who doesn’t hate to see it. ️
Well, that’s the problem; sometimes these reptiles like to appear in our bathroom. Especially when the rainy season arrives, sometimes there are some ‘stray’ worms that confidently crawl in front of our eyes. Usually they enter through the sidelines or drainage channels in the bathroom. Of course this condition is very disturbing, especially for those who are very disgusted and amused to see these worms.
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These worms can be expelled by giving certain substances or liquids that are sharp. The presence of these substances or fluids makes the worms uncomfortable. So that finally all the worms immediately left our bathroom, and did not dare to come again.
Here are some ways to get rid of worms in the bathroom using certain substances/liquids.
The methods below have proven to be effective, so you can try them.
These methods include:
1. Use Carbolic Liquid
This is the easiest way to get rid of worms in the bathroom. The trick is to simply dissolve 1 liter of water with 2 bottle caps of carbolic acid and then flush it into places that have the potential to be a way for worms to enter, then brush and rinse thoroughly.
See the photo illustration below.
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It is recommended to do this periodically, because in addition to preventing worms from entering the bathroom, the chemical liquid contained in carbolic acid can kill worm larvae and eggs.
2. Give Salt Solution
How to get rid of worms in the bathroom on this one is the easiest and also the cheapest! Why? The reason is because the materials needed are definitely available in the kitchen at home. If you don’t have one, you can buy it right away.
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All it takes is 500 grams of coarse salt, detergent and water. The trick, dissolve the salt and detergent with water into a container, then after that pour the solution into the bathroom tiles and brush until clean. Do this periodically, then the worms will not come back again.
3. Clean the Water Tank
The reservoir, or water storage area, is one of the most convenient facilities for worms to breed, especially for those who use groundwater for their daily needs. This happens because groundwater does not go through a process that can prevent the development of worm eggs and larvae.
Cleaning it regularly can remove any larvae and eggs that are inside and also prevent them from entering the pipeline. You can clean it using a brush or mop.
See an example below.
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4. Fill the grout or between the ceramic holes
Grout, or gaps in cemented ceramics, will usually wear off with age. This happens in the bathroom in an old house or old building. These holes can also be a pathway for worms to enter, so it is highly recommended to cover the holes with cement so that worms cannot enter the bathroom.
See the photo illustration below.
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5. Covering the Sewer with a Filter
The sewer of the room is very important, but it must be remembered, the drain is under the ground of the house. Closing the drain hole with a filter can be a solution to block the way for worms to enter the bathroom. In addition, using a filter also prevents clogged bathroom drains due to foreign objects entering and causing blockages.
It’s even better if you put the bathroom camphor on top of the filter. Guaranteed worms will no longer dare to enter the bathroom. See an example illustration below.
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6. Turn Wet Bathroom Into Dry Bathroom
This method is probably the most expensive, because it takes a lot of money and time so many people think twice about doing it. But make no mistake, this method can have a long-term impact. Separating the wet and dry areas is one of the most effective ways to remove worms from the bathroom, since worms don’t like dry areas.
See the photo illustration of the dry bathroom below.
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7. Replace Broken Ceramics
In addition to disturbing the beauty and also dangerous, broken tiles on the bathroom floor can also be a way for worms. Replacing it with a new one is the solution. In addition, the absence of broken tiles also makes the bathroom more beautiful and avoids injuries caused by the ceramic shards.
See the photo illustration of the process below.
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Those are some ways to get rid of worms in the bathroom that have been proven effective. Do it regularly to prevent it, because it is better to prevent as early as possible so that unwanted things do not happen.
Hopefully this short article can be useful for all of you.