While using baking soda and vinegar (clear distilled vinegar) as individual solutions to remove mould from your home can be effective, mixing the two together also create a very effective paste that is ideal for removing mould from the corners of bathtubs and showers.
Toxic chemicals like bleach can be used to effectively remove more stubborn and serious mould infestations, but baking soda and vinegar provide a solution to lighter problems, while being environmentally friendly and friendly for children and pets.
Advantages of using Baking Soda & Vinegar paste
- Natural and environmentally friendly
- Children & pet friendly
- Easy to access
- Natural fungicide
Here’s a quick video on how to remove mould with baking soda and vinegar…
- Baking soda
- Clear distilled vinegar
- 1 x Mixing pot
- 1 x Toothbrush and/or scrubber
- Mix the baking soda with vinegar until it forms a paste
- Use a toothbrush to generously scoop some paste onto the bristles
- Scrub infected area with the toothbrush until the mould is removed
- Repeat process until mould has been completed scraped off
Once your mould colony is treated, it is important to understand that it grew for a reason in the first place. Mould grows due to environment conditions, and in order to prevent the infestation from developing again, some on going treatments and changes may need to be made to your home and/or habits.
Please remember that prevention is the best cure for mould, so please take time to understanding why mould occurs and how you can prevent mould from occurring.