5 Ways To Remove Bathroom Mold
Mould can be a troublesome specimen to find in your home. Especially black mould which can be toxic to humans if we're exposed to it for too long. The other issue is that mould can quickly spread if it's not cleaned properly right away, so it's important to get on it right away before it turns into a more severe problem. Mould will only grow in moist, dark areas, so it's also important to maintain a home that's not too moist either. By using a dehumidifier, you'll be able to control the level of humidity in your home, and therefore also the growth of mould. You'll also want to learn how to remove mould safely from your home if you don't already know how to. There are a few different ways on how to remove mould from your home, some of them use chemical products, but there are also ways to do it without any chemicals. There are some natural cleaners that do a great job of cleaning mould from various spaces in your home. You're most likely to find mould growing in your bathroom or basement, or even in your attic. It can also start to grow in your walls infesting the inner part of the wall, which is when you'll want to call for professional help.
If the mould issue isn't too far gone, you can usually clean it up yourself using these cleaning tips and natural cleaners. You can try using baking soda and liquid dish soap. Just mix one teaspoon of liquid soap with one cup of baking soda and add in several drops of essential oil. The oil best for cleaning mould is tea tree oil which has excellent antifungal properties. Once you've added these ingredients together, add a small amount of water to create a paste. Then, simply spread the paste all over the mouldy area with gloves on. Allow it to sit for at least 30 minutes which will kill the mould. Then, use a cleaning brush to scrub the mould off and wipe clean with a cloth. White distilled vinegar also works great for killing mould because of its acidity. Vinegar is reported to kill at least 82% of mould species so it will most likely take care of your mould problem. Just put some white vinegar into a spray bottle on its own. Then spray the entire mouldy surface with the vinegar and leave it there. Just keep repeating this and the mould will be killed and then you ca scrub off the stains with a brush and rinse it off, but always be sure to spray more of the vinegar on after to prevent it from coming back.
You can also use Borax which is also a natural cleaner. You can find it in the laundry detergent aisle at the store.
Just mix one cup of borax with one gallon of water then add it to a spray bottle and spray the area with the cleaner.
Leave it to sit and then wipe clean. Hydrogen peroxide is also amazing for mould treatments. Put 3% hydrogen peroxide in a spray bottle and then spray on the mould. Leave it to sit for a while and then wipe off with a cloth. Try not to rinse mould off of any surface because this could just spread the spores even more. Instead, wipe clean with a clean cloth and always apply more of the same cleaner you used or one just s effective. If you do rinse the mould off of the surface, be sure to then dry the surface completely, and then spray the entire surface with a cleaner.***
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