How to remove mould from bathrooms and walls effectively

Mould isn’t just unpleasant to look at, it can destroy clothing, wall hangings, curtains and paintwork, not to mention a health hazard.  It’s a frustrating problem to have and it can seem that one you have mould in your building, it’s there to stay.  However, there are some effective treatments for mould that can banish this pesky and persistent fungi.

Mould – the common myth

One of the biggest mistakes and assumptions people make when trying to remove mould is to think that bleach will do the job. It won’t.  Have you ever noticed that your walls or bathrooms look sparkling clean after a bleach deep clean, but that it creeps back within a matter of days? That’s because bleach is powerful to remove surface mould, but it isn’t strong enough to kill off the organism, which is why you find it comes back with a vengeance.

If you have a mould problem in commercial space,or your home, it’s critical that you kill off the mould organism to protect your employees and family members.  Killing the organism at the source will also save you time and money on repetitive cleaning.

How to remove mould effectively

A reputable commercial cleaner will have access to some powerful and effective mould treatments to remove all traces of unsightly and dangerous mould in your commercial building. They can also reach all those hard to see and reach areas to ensure that mould isn’t growing behind plasterboard, or damaging the internal infrastructure of your building.  If you are treating mould at home, then there are some great natural remedies which are very effective.

One is to use just a small amount of oil of cloves in a spray bottle with water. Spray the effective area and leave for 24 hours.  Then use a spray bottle with water and white vinegar to spray over the area and wipe with a microfibre cloth. Voila, yoru mould should be killed off and out of sight. 

If you find natural remedies aren’t working, reach out to your local commercial cleaner who can work with you to make your site mould free. When carrying out any kind of mould treatment, ensure that the area is well ventilated, you wear a mask and if call in the professionals before reaching for powerful, toxic cleaning chemicals.

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