Bathroom Molds Solutions
Are you familiar with bathroom molds? If you think that you haven’t experienced bathroom molds, then perhaps you are not really paying attention to the corners of your bathroom. Let me give you an idea on how these bathroom molds look like and I’m pretty sure that you have noticed this every time you get inside your bathroom. Have you seen those black or green like spongy-like in the corners of your bathroom just like what you see in the photo above? I’m sure now you’re seeing the picture and now you know that they are molds. Molds are disgusting and they could cause sickness if they are not removed. Don’t worry because bathroom molds are very common problems in every household and they are very easy to treat and remove.
Although bathroom molds are easy to treat, not everyone has the idea on how to get rid of it. So, if you are one of those homeowners who don’t have any idea on how to get rid of these molds, here are some of the top ideas to consider.
Before I tell the steps and methods on how to get rid of bathroom molds, it’s also important to know what causing it. If we know what’s causing, we could do some preventive measure for future reference. Here are the very common causes of bathroom molds: lingering moisture that is caused by lack of ventilation; leaking toilets, sinks, and plumbing pipes; and dump materials like rugs, paper products, wood, wallpaper, grout, drywall, and fabric.
Now that we already the cause, let’s move on with the best defense against bathroom molds. The best defense is to prevent them from occurring in the first place. Molds will not grow if the place is not conducive for them to grow. How can we prevent these molds from occurring? First, we could use bathroom ventilation fan when you shower and leave it for thirty minutes after you’re done with the shower. In case you don’t have one, then now is the time to install one. Second, maintain or reduce household humidity level below 50% using your air condition or dehumidifier. Third, wash/replace your bathroom rags frequently.
At this point after knowing the cause and prevention methods, let’s proceed to the solution. I’m sure you are wondering how we can maintain and mold-free bathroom. The solution is simple – regular clean-up. There are several ways to get rid of these bathroom molds. One, you can strip away and replace any caulking or sealant that has mold growth in any part of the bathroom. Two, use mold-killing products to clean your bathroom like bleach, vinegar, and hydrogen peroxide. Use them individually. Never mix these solutions for they could cause toxic reactions. Three, when you are cleaning your bathroom, try to get as much ventilation as possible like opening the windows and doors to provide fresh air to help dry out the molds.
This time, I know you’re a bit relieved regarding mold problem because you now have the idea on how to get rid of them. You can now enjoy and mold-free and clean bathroom.