It has never been easier to get rid of these horrible stains on the walls that even make any house ugly and harm your health. However, only with the application of a homemade preparation in the form of a spray, and applied to the affected area, we can remove mold on the walls in a natural and permanent way.

Instead of choosing some harsh chemicals, such as bleach or borax, that somehow help eliminate mold in the house, choose natural ways that are environmentally friendly and will not harm family or pets.

Mold can be dangerous to your health, even if you are not allergic. Many people have reactions such as fatigue, headaches, and even depression to the presence of fungi. On the other hand, mold and mildew spores are the leading causes of allergies, sinus infections, and skin irritation, among many other health problems.

How to remove mold from walls effectively

Of course, there are many products that eliminate mold, but some of them are highly toxic to use indoors, so you need to be careful and know how to choose the right products or try some natural solutions that will help you remove mold from the walls. walls.

1. Hydrogen peroxide

It is necessary to use 3% hydrogen peroxide and spray it on the area with mold and mildew and leave it to act for 10 minutes. You will then need to wipe with a damp cloth to remove any remaining mold spores. Another option is to combine baking soda, hydrogen peroxide and white vinegar and apply it in the same way. You can store the bottle in a dark place because light can affect the quality of the hydrogen peroxide.

2. Use apple cider vinegar

This method is very simple, you must pour the vinegar into a bottle and spray directly on the wall. To spray larger mold stained areas you can dilute the vinegar with water to reduce the strong odor, but the first option is best.

You should leave it for a few hours and then scrub the area with a brush. If you don’t like the smell of vinegar, you can add a few drops of essential oil. According to studies, white vinegar kills 82% of mold spores, including viruses and bacteria. Mold can be prevented by spraying it on surfaces and simply letting it dry.

3. The tea tree oil solution

There are many useful remedies to remove mold that do not end up being harmful to the environment, but there are also some that cost more than others. For example, tea tree oil is more expensive, but with just two teaspoons combined with two cups of water you can have a mixture that will last longer. Just spray the mixture over the area and don’t wash it off. Tea tree oil has a strong smell that will disappear after a few days, but you will have managed to leave the wall free of mold.

4. Citrus seed extract and water

Citrus seed extract does not have a strong odor. To get an effective solution mix about 20 drops of extract and two cups of water. Next, you must add the mixture in a spray bottle and spray the wall and let it act without rinsing it.

5. Sodium Bicarbonate

Baking soda is a very useful natural ingredient in mold removal. To achieve this you must mix baking soda with water and sprinkle it on the moldy surface. Let it act and then scrub the surface to completely remove the dirt, then clean with a damp cloth. The baking soda will clean the mold without leaving any unpleasant odor .

A final advice that is very important, if the stains are very persistent it is advisable to work on prevention, for this it is necessary to clean damp surfaces often, use a cold steam humidifier, focus on the most prone areas and always keep them dry.

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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