Remove mold in the bathroom

Mold in the bathroom is not only unsightly, but also unhealthy.

If you are reading this, you probably already have a mould problem in your bathroom. In this case, there are some simple measures you can take to get rid of the mould.

Remove mold in the bathroom

Mold in the bathroom is not only unsightly, but also unhealthy.

If you are reading this, you probably already have a mould problem in your bathroom. In this case, there are some simple measures you can take to get rid of the mould.

Mould in the bathroom - The most common causes

The most common causes of mould in the bathroom are damp walls or floors, leaks in the shower or bathtub, and poorly ventilated rooms. To prevent mould, you should therefore dry these areas regularly and ventilate them well.

If you already have mould in your bathroom, you should remove it as soon as possible. You can use various household remedies such as vinegar essence, lemon juice or sodium hydroxide solution. However, in case of severe mould infestation, you should definitely consult a professional.

How to remove mould in the bathroom!

It is advisable to have areas that are affected by mould and cover more than 50 cm² removed only by an expert. Smaller areas can possibly be removed by yourself.

There are many remedies you can use against mould in the bathroom. Here are some of the most effective:

Removing mould from tiles and silicone joints

Removing mould from tiled walls

Vinegar

A natural home remedy to get rid of mould in the bathroom is to use distilled vinegar. It is a great remedy for mould as it is both antibacterial and antiseptic.

Bleach

Sodium hypochlorite (bleach): Sodium hypochlorite is a strong disinfectant that is very effective against mould. However, you should use it with caution. There are special chlorine bleach cleaners that are meant for mould in the bathroom.

Caution: Coloured joints may change colour when bleach is used!

Removing mould from silicone joints

Removing mould from silicone joints

The mould can spread through the silicone and is difficult to remove. In this case, the removal and renewal of the silicone joints is necessary to prevent further spread of mould in the bathroom.

Prevent mould in the bathroom - The 6 best tips

There are some things you can do to prevent mould in the bathroom:

How to remove and renew silicone joints

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How to remove and renew silicone joints