Mold is unpleasant and unhealthy at the same time. It affects our health and life quality, and its place is by no means in our houses. Children and especially babies should not stay in a room that has mold because this can cause various breathing problems such as allergies and even asthma. There is one effective way that helps get rid of mold fast and very cost effective.
Get yourself some supplies of baking soda and vinegar if you want to remove any mold stains from your house.
The best way to start the process of removing mold from your home is washing the affected area with a mixture of water and vinegar. Leave the mixture for a few hours and then proceed to rubbing the wall with a brush or a wet sponge. Cover your mouth and nose with something so as to avoid inhaling the mold.
If you cannot stand the vinegar’s smell, you can add a few drops of essential oils. But keep in mind vinegar evaporates really fast and it should not bother you in a few hours.
Studies have revealed the fact that vinegar destroys about 82% of mold germs as well as all other bacteria. Vinegar is also effective in preventing any new mold from forming if it is sprayed on the affected area and left there to dry.
Baking soda is another cheap and handy product you can use in removing mold.
You need to dissolve it in water or in water that already contains vinegar, spray it on the affected area, leave it for a few hours and then wash the area with a wet cloth. Baking soda is a natural disinfectant that is mild but powerful, and it leaves absolutely no traces of smell that could create any incommodities to you.