How to Kill and Prevent Bathroom Mold

Bathroom mold is a problem that every home encounters.  It is one of the most common problems in any house, and one of the easiest to prevent and cure.   Mold loves damp dark places, which is why mold is so common in bathtubs or showers.

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Common causes of bathroom mold:

*Lingering moisture caused by lack of ventilation.

*Leaky plumbing.

*Damp materials such as rugs, wood, paper products and fabric.

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How to prevent mold:

*The best defense is to keep mold from occurring anyways.

*Try to always use your bathroom fan when you shower or bath, and leave it on 30 minutes after you get out.

*Use a mildew resistant shower curtain, and wash it frequently.

*Try to store bottles of shampoo, soap, toys, or loofahs out of the shower, as they are the perfect spot for mold to grow and hide.

*Wash bathroom rugs frequently.

Getting rid of mold:

*Clean your bathroom with mold killing products such as vinegar, bleach, and hydrogen peroxide.

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