Mould is something disgusting that is smelly and nasty. And it’s also risky for health. Mould can cause several health problems for your family members, including pets.
So having mould in your home, especially in curtains, isn’t a good thing to keep. But what can we do when mould grows on our favourite curtains?
Mould loves to be in dark places, a curtain with moisture or dark places is the perfect area for mould growth.
We know how it feels when you have mould on the curtains. So we have come up with some effective ways to get mould out of the curtain. Interested in knowing more?
Then scroll down and be with us.
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3 Effective Ways to Get Mould out Of Curtains
Some of you are already thinking we are talking about bleaching. But, that’s not the case.
Bleaching is obviously not a perfect option to get mould out of carpet. We have some other options along with the right way to use bleach.
Let’s know them.
Ingredients you will need
White Vinegar, Baking Soda, Hydrogen Peroxide, Bleach, Warm Water, Bucket, Spray Bottle, Stiff Brush, paper Towel, Microfiber Cloth, Hand Gloves, Face Mask, and Goggles.
To help you find the best removal process of mould from curtains, we have come with several options. So you can use one among them that you find best.
The first and safe way to clean mould from curtains is using white vinegar. White vinegar is a strong cleaning agent. Before you try any other cleaning agent, you must try it. White vinegar kills mould and stops them from coming back.
- Get rid of excess mould with a scrubber as much as possible.
- Take one cup of white vinegar in one cup of warm water and spray directly on the mould affected area.
- Wait for ten to fifteen minutes.
- Scrub with a stiff brush and rinse away with water.
- Wipe away with a microfiber cloth and dry under sunlight.
Now we will use baking soda and warm water solution to clean mould from the root.
- Take one cup of warm water and two tablespoons of baking soda. Add a few drops of lemon juice for a better result.
- Mix all the ingredients until the baking soda dissolves correctly.
- Spray directly on the mould and wait for at least fifteen minutes. If you have enough time, give one hour to take better action.
- Scrub gently with a toothbrush or stiff brush and rinse away with cold water.
- Dry in sunlight
The last and most effective way that will work for sure is to remove mould from curtains using hydrogen peroxide or bleach.
- Make a solution of warm water and hydrogen peroxide. Take 3% of hydrogen peroxide and 97% of warm water. Or 10% of bleach and the rest of the warm water.
- Follow the same process we describe above and don’t forget to wear protective gear before trying these methods.
- Make sure you dry the curtains in sunlight; either mould won’t go from the root.
Getting rid of mould out of curtains is a simple process if you know how to get mould out of curtains correctly. Follow one of the processes we have shared above and finally get your curtains free of mould.
I am Eric Lewis, a professional cleaner. I’ve been cleaning houses for over 10 years and have experience in every aspect of the job. From scrubbing to sweeping, from washing to vacuuming, I’ve done it all.