How to Prevent Mold in the Bathroom

The bathroom is probably the room in the house with the highest humidity level. However, we all wish to have a clean environment with impeccable hygiene and above all without any trace of mold. Yes, there are little tips to help you fight mold in the bathroom. Here are a few of them.

What is the mold?

Mold is actually small microscopic fungi. It can have many appearances and colors. It can be black, white, greenish, or even another color. It usually looks like a stain and can even have a musty or earthy smell. In order to grow, mold needs material to live on and of course moisture. It is usually found in the bathroom, but it also likes plaster, wood, paper, cardboard, and all humid places.

Preventing mold

Ventilating the bathroom after use will probably help to curb mold and mildew. Replace the air, open windows if necessary, and install a good fan. Although it’s not foolproof, it will help.

Tips for cleaning bathroom mold

Small homemade recipes circulate and spread by word of mouth. Here they are!


Having tried this thing, I can assure you that it works. However, you will have to be patient. Spray the affected areas and wait at least a good hour. The bleach will start working and the white will come back very quickly.

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White Vinegar

The use of white vinegar seems to have a noticeable effect and slows down the appearance of mold. It is enough to vaporize it every day. The recipe is simple: half vinegar and half water in which it is possible to add essential oil of tea tree. This natural fungicide has the property to kill mold and prevent it.

Baking soda

A mixture of baking soda with hot water is not only environmentally friendly, but it also repels mold. Clean wherever there is the appearance of mold and dry immediately.


In addition to cleaning, this mixture gives off an intoxicating odor. Mix a little laundry soap with lemon. Use a brush and scrub the attacked areas. Leave it on for a few hours and rinse.

Translated and adapted by Noobuzz staff.

Sources: Canalvie