Patient Comments: Mold - Cleaning Up

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Do you have any tips for cleaning up or eliminating mold? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: Joandersnken, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: April 08

I researched and searched and searched for solutions for eliminating mold... equal parts of baking soda, white vinegar and 3 percent hydrogen peroxide. The solution didn't work out for me when I put it in a spray bottle, it worked much better in a bottle with no sprayer attached. It is nontoxic and that's what we all want to the most. Good luck. It is a living nightmare, my real honest answer is just move! For people with immune problems and have an allergy even when the mold is gone it usually comes right back. It is all controlled by moisture.

Comment from: Rita, 75 or over Female (Caregiver) Published: September 13

According to my readings, Clorox or any bleach is the worst thing to use on mold because the mold bursts on contact thus spreading it. The suggestion is to use vinegar and baking soda.

Comment from: Charlotte, 45-54 Female (Caregiver) Published: April 21

White vinegar safely gets rid of mold and mildew.

Comment from: Moldy, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: September 26

Use peroxide! It works! It kills the roots of the mold and is not as toxic as bleach. Awesome Orange Oxygen works well but does have a smell. Not as bad as bleach.

Comment from: [email protected], 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: November 01

Burn the mold down!

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