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Diy Mold And Mildew Spray

Looking for an effective DIY mold and mildew spray that you can make using natural ingredients from your kitchen? Well, look no further because this DIY spray will help reduce your allergies, sneezing, coughing, and other common allergic reactions that are caused by mold and mildew. Mold and mildew are nothing but a form of fungus that grows on humid walls and surfaces. Molds appear in different shades like green, blue, black, etc. while mildew is white in color.

To stay healthy and avoid allergic reactions, it is really important to keep mold and mildew under control and prevent it from reappearing. One foolproof way to get rid of mold and mildew is to stop the leakage and use a Dehumidifier. Another way is to use this mold and mildew spray that has anti-fungal activities that inhibit the mold and mildew growth. Below is how you can make a DIY mold and mildew spray.

mold and mildew spray

Diy Mold And Mildew Spray

Baking Soda and white or apple cider vinegar when used together reacts with the mold and mildew and instantly inhibits them. Also has a gentle exfoliating effect that helps lift the molten metal to growth from the walls.

Tea tree oil has great antifungal properties and this particular ingredient has been researched to effectively kill fungus. Has antimicrobial and antifungal properties that help purify the surface and prevent it from growing again.

Lavender essential oil works just as tea tree essential oil but it also has great fragrant properties that helps mask the mould and mildew order and makes your room smell good.

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons baking soda
  • ¼ cup vinegar
  • 10 drops tea tree oil
  • 7-8 drops lavender oil

Directions:

To make this mold and mildew spray, take a spray bottle and add 1/4 cup of vinegar and 3 tablespoons of baking soda. You will see effervescence which shall stop in a few minutes. Now, add in tea tree essential oil and lemon essential oil and secure the bottle. Mix it really well and spray it on the mold and mildew.

Using a scrubber, scrub off the mold and mildew. Use this spray once daily on the affected areas to prevent mold and mildew from reappearing.