Mold is ubiquitous. It spawns easily in the domicile and permeates insidiously into your home’s nooks and crannies. If it is allowed to develop, mold can cause allergic reactions and respiratory problems and therefore it ought to be avoided. Besides calling a licensed plumber to service the needs of your home and protect against mold growth, a few home remedies can help prevent or eliminate mold.
Shine a Light
This method of removing mold has been tried and test over the ages. Excessive sunlight will surely vanquish the growth of mold. Sunlight will evaporate water which is essential for mold to survive and thrive. If mold has accumulated on a flower pot or some other valuable object try placing it in the sun to bake off the mold or mildew.
Use Vinegar to Vanquish
When dealing with mold vinegar is the easiest way to eliminate the threat of the damp deleterious assailant that is mold. Trying making a solution of water and vinegar, mixing it in a spray bottle, and then douse the area infected with mold. If the vinegar smell stings your nostrils try cutting the solution with some oil or other ambrosial scent.
Good Old Fashion Arm and Hammer
Baking soda is one of earth’s most fantastic substances with more uses than one could possibly enumerate in this blog. It will stop the growth of mold beyond all doubt. Try applying a bit of baking powder and adding water. Scrub the mold vigorously with a sponge or tooth brush and viola, the mold is gone. If you’re dealing with carpet mold try sprinkling a bit on the carpet and let the substance do the work for you.