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Getting Rid of Mold in the Bathroom

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Your bathroom is probably the dampest place in your home. This makes it an ideal place for mold and mildew to grow. This is a page about getting rid of mold in the bathroom.


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May 28, 2017

How do I get rid of mold in my bathroom?


May 29, 20170 found this helpful
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Bleach water. To keep it from returning, clean at least weekly with bleach water, and you must not let steam build up--you need moving fresh air--a fan or open window.

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May 29, 20170 found this helpful
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From SF Gate:

Fill a small spray bottle with white vinegar.

Spray the affected areas -- including tile, grout, painted walls, and any porcelain or ceramic surfaces -- liberally with vinegar. Let it sit for one to two hours.

Scrub the mold and mildew away with a damp microfiber cloth. Scrub tiling grout or hard-to-reach corners and crevices with a stiff-bristle toothbrush. Rinse with water.

Make a paste of 3 parts baking soda to 1 part water. Apply the paste to any hard-to-remove traces of mildew or mold. Spray with vinegar, and scrub with a damp microfiber cloth, scouring pad or stiff-bristle toothbrush, depending on the severity of the mold or mildew.


Rinse the affected areas with water. Repeat Step 4 if necessary.

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