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Fungus Taking Over Your Bathroom Surfaces? Try This to Clean It

Mould, mildew or fungus is commonly found in damp areas, and can appear in your bathroom. Try this surface cleaning method to clear it.

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How to Remove Fungus from your Bathroom Surfaces | Cleanipedia

Your bathroom can remain damp through the day if there is no proper ventilation. Damp spaces like under your bathroom sink, exhaust fan, door handles are ideal conditions for fungus growth. If left untreated, the infestation can grow and be tedious to get rid of. It can be harmful to your health too. It’s best to clean it as soon as it appears.

We have an easy step-by-step cleaning method to clean the fungus in your bathroom. Let’s take a quick look.

Step 1: Clear the Fungus

Start by clearing as much of it as you can with paper towels. This will ease the further cleaning process.

Step 2: Make a Cleaning Solution

Now make a cleaning solution by mixing 1 cup of vinegar in 2 cups of warm water. Mix the solution well and pour in a spray bottle.

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Step 3: Treat the Fungus

Spray this cleaning solution on the affected areas and leave it to dry for 30 minutes. Vinegar will loosen and break the substance so you can clean it thoroughly.

Step 4: Scrub the Fungus

Next, spray the cleaning solution over the affected areas once again and start scrubbing the fungus-affected areas thoroughly. Repeat the process if needed.

Step 5: Wash the Areas

Once the fungus is removed, wash the areas thoroughly with plain water.

Step 6: Pat Dry

After washing, allow the area to dry completely. Pat dry with a clean cloth and switch on the bathroom exhaust fan. Keep the bathroom windows open too. Make sure you don’t leave the area damp.

There you have it! Bathroom fungus is a common problem, particularly in hot and humid climates. With the right approach and cleaning materials, you can get rid of all types of bathroom fungi and prevent them from coming back.

This method will help you clear the fungus in your bathroom with minimal effort.

Key Step:

Ensure proper ventilation in your bathroom by installing a fan, or leaving the window and door open after every use.

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