Kill Mold Naturally by Doing These 5 Simple Methods


Usually, mold appears in damp places and it is not easy to get rid of it. Yes, mold is not just a natural process of nature, but it something that makes our surrounding not pleasant to see, and aside from that mold is also toxic. There are some commercialized chemicals to remove mold, but there are ways to kill mold naturally.

You don’t have to suffer from consequences by using chemicals to get rid of mold. As the mold is natural process of nature, there are also natural ways to remove this thing.

What is mold? Mold is one type of fungi that may cause disease or food spoilage. Although mold causes other negative things, it also has good advantage for bio-degradation or in the production of different foods, beverages, antibiotics and enzymes. But whatever advantages it has, still the fact that that it causes unpleasant surroundings and even diseases.

Too much mold exposure is not good to your health, thus, mold is said to be one of the causes of runny nose, headaches, rashes, fatigue, depression and other serious health problems such as memory problems, and respiratory problems. Getting rid now of mold will help you to avoid these things to happen to you and your family.

Here are some of researches I had to kill mold naturally. If you had an appointment with cleaning service, cancel it now, because just as mold doesn’t do any good to you, so do the chemicals the cleaners use.

Note: These remedies were tested already by numbers of people, but the remedy depends on the different degrees of effort and strong smell. So, follow these remedy according to your choice of remedy.

  1. Look for empty spray bottle to refill with tea tree oil mixture.
  2. Mix two teaspoon of tea tree oil to two cups of water.
  3. After mixing the mixture thoroughly, spray the bottle to the affected area inside your living room or any place where mold or mold spores takes place.
  4. Leave the affected area dry.

1. Tea Tree Oil

Kill Mold Naturally-Tea Tree Oil

Out of all the method to be mentioned in this article, this method is the most expensive one to kill mold naturally and the smell is also strong and may accumulate throughout your place. The strong smell may take time but you don’t have to worry that much for the smell will just fade eventually. The first thing you need to do before applying this method is to make sure that all of your family members can tolerate the smell for couple of days.

Instruction:

  1. Look for empty spray bottle to refill with tea tree oil mixture.
  2. Mix two teaspoon of tea tree oil to two cups of water.
  3. After mixing the mixture thoroughly, spray the bottle to the affected area inside your living room or any place where mold or mold spores takes place.
  4. Leave the affected area dry.

2. Vinegar

Kill Mold Naturally-vinegar

This method has the strongest smell among all the methods but I guarantee that his method is really effective to kill mold naturally. If you really want to make your place pleasant to see, you need some few days of sacrifice to make your wish into reality. Here are the instructions to do this very simple method that everyone can do it.

Instructions:

  1. Look for empty spray bottle.
  2. Pour the vinegar into the spray bottle.
  3. Spray the mixture into the affected areas of mold and mold spores. Look for every corner where mold stay and spray them all to get rid of them.
  4. Let it stay for four hours.
  5. After letting it dry after four hours, get a scrub and scrub the mold from the affected area.

Note: If you really couldn’t tolerate the smell of the vinegar, you can use some essential oil and add a few drops into the vinegar so that it and fight the smell of the vinegar. This method is proven effective and it can kill more than four out of five of the mold and mold spores, and beside from that, it also kills bacteria and viruses.

3. Hydrogen Peroxide

Instructions:

  1. To perform this method, you only need three percent of hydrogen peroxide to be added on water.
  2. Pour the mixture into the bottle sprayer.
  3. Apply to surfaces and places where mold appears.
  4. Let it stay or dry for 10 minutes.
  5. Get clean and slightly dump clothes. Scrub the mold off.

Note: To double the effect to kill mold naturally, you can decide to add some vinegar on the mixture. Always keep in mind that the mixture should be away from direct heat of sunlight, because of the hydrogen peroxide component, wherein it will break down if exposed to sunlight.

4. Citrus Seed Extract

This method has the same effect as vinegar and tea tree oil, just the difference of smell. The good thing about this method is that it doesn’t produce any strong smell that will accumulate to your room. It is much better if you use the extract of grapefruit.

Instructions:

  1. Into your spray bottle, add twenty drops of the mixture of extract and two cups of water.
  2. Spray it all over the mold areas.

 

Note: All you need to do is to let it stay and dry for the mold will just fall off. You don’t have to rinse this off to avoid getting the reversed effects.

5. Baking Soda

Kill Mold Naturally - baking soda

This is the last but not the least to kill mold naturally. Here is the instruction for that:

  1. In small amount of water, add baking soda or you can add vinegar if you want to.
  2. Dissolve the mixture and pour it into bottle sprayer.
  3. Apply to affected area where molds are clearly to be seen.
  4. Let it work for several minutes.

Kill mold naturally with these methods and say hello to your pleasant surrounding!

Source: healthyfoodstar

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