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Mold and Mildew Remover

About this Tip:

DIY natural solution to remove mold and mildew

DIY natural solution to remove mold and mildew

What you need:

  • Water (2 Cups)
  • Tea-tree oil (2 teaspoons)
  • Baking Soda (1/4 cup)
  • Spray bottle (24 oz.)
  • Bowl (to hold 1 cup)
  • Brush, toothbrush and/or scrubbing sponge

How to:

  1. Combine the water and tea-tree oil into a 24 oz spray bottle. Shake well.
  2. Heavily spray moldy areas with the solution and let sit 24 hours
  3. Once the time is up, pour 1/4 - cup of baking soda into a small bowl
  4. Gradually spritz it with the water/tea-tree oil solution until a glue like paste forms
  5. Apply to the moldy surface using a clean tooth brush, brush or scrubbing sponge
  6. Scrub well and rinse

Linda Says:

This works great on Tubs, showers, shower curtains, shower doors and grout

Why It Works:

Tea-tree oil is antibacterial and antifungal, so it wipes out mold and mildew. The baking soda paste removes any discoloration left behind.