Mold loves warm, humid places so bathrooms and kitchens are prime areas. Mold can affect the health and well-being of the respiratory system. It can also cause asthma in those with allergies or weak immune systems. How can you remove mold from your home?

Allergies can be caused by mold

Lin Xuhua, a medical doctor, pointed out that molds thrive in environments with a higher relative humidity than 50% and a temperature greater than 12 degrees. This is when they can grow rapidly. Molds will explode if the humidity is higher than 75% and the temperature rises to 20 degrees.

Mold releases a Baking soda can be used to remove mold. It is safe and economical. After the soda has soaked, you can sprinkle the baking soda powder on the affected area.

You can also dissolve the baking soda and then wash it with water. Then spray white vinegar on it. Baking soda and vinegar can be used to safely and effectively remove mold. It is safe for your family and pets and won’t cause any harm.

3. Use diluted bleach to scrub

Use a sponge or cloth to soak the bleach 100 times. Scrub the affected area for mold growth. Next, dry the area. Spray the areas that are hard to clean with the bleached solution.

Spray the bleach water directly onto the toilet paper. Then, place the toilet paper on top of the mold and let it sit overnight. It can be thrown away early in the morning, and then scrubbed with clean water.

To prevent mold growth, find the source of moisture

Mold is mostly caused by moisture. To prevent mold from returning, you must first remove the mold.Eliminating the source of moisture can prevent the recurrence of mold. (Shutterstock)

There are many ways to stop mold growth.

To keep your room cool, increase ventilation or install a fan

To maintain the proper humidity, use a dehumidifier frequently.

* Avoid using carpets or mats on areas that are susceptible to moisture.

* Do not stack damp or changed clothes in the laundry basket too long

* Find out if there is any water leakage in your home and repair it.

* Keep old newspapers, magazines, and books clean.

To remove any odors or moisture, you can place a bowl of soda powder anywhere that is moist. The baking soda powder can be used even after it has been agglomerated. This is both economical and cost-effective. If the mold persists despite your efforts, you should seek professional help to get rid of it.