The weather is warming up creating more opportunities for mold to multiply in your bathroom. Mold can get nasty. Here are a bunch of tips on how to prevent mold from taking over your bathroom:
Prevent: You've probably heard of the saying, "Prevention is better than a cure." Although the quote is typically used for medical situations, the same quote can be applied to your bathroom mold situation. Take preventative steps to not even give mold a chance. Here are a few tips to prevent shower mold:
- Turn on fans/open windows when you take a shower or a bath.
- Wash and properly dry your shower curtain every 1-2 weeks.
- Hang up your towels in a way for your towels to air dry after each use.
Bleach: If the mold that has already grown in your bathroom is stubborn and hard to remove, use chlorine bleach. Mix a cup of bleach in a gallon of clean water. Mix it well then spray it on the mold that is growing in your bathroom. This solution is best when not used on surfaces that can be negatively affected by bleach making contact with it such as fabric.
After cleaning with bleach, take time to properly dry the recently scrubbed areas of your bathroom and don't allow any pets or small children to come into contact with the affected areas.
Soap and water: Is bleach not your thing? Use soap and warm, clean water to scrub the mold growing in your bathroom. Don't use a dirty sponge to scrub since it is counterproductive in your efforts to eliminate bathroom mold.
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