In order to get rid of germs and bacteria and prevent mold appearance, shower curtains have to be cleaned frequently. Being constantly exposed to moisture and placed in a poorly ventilated environment, shower curtains stand up to the perfect habitat for mold growth.
Beside the fact mold will ruin your shower curtain, it may cause unpleasant odors which will alter your health, causing severe respiratory problems.
But you can easily remove mold out of shower curtains with some natural tricks and, if applied weekly, you will prevent its appearance in the near future.
Baking soda and white vinegar
This is the most affordable trick with 100% effectiveness! These 2 ingredients have the power to remove mold from shower curtains in an eco-friendly way. Also, it will kill germs and neutralize unpleasant odors.
– ½ cup (100 g) of baking soda
– 2 cups (500 ml) of hot water
Dilute the half-cup of baking soda in warm water and soak the shower curtain in it. With a carpet brush, rub the shower curtain to remove mold.
After applying the first step, go to the next one:
– ½ cup (125 ml) of white vinegar
Pour the white vinegar on the shower curtain and rub it with a carpet brush. This way, bad mold odor will be removed along with the germs.
To prevent mold from reappearing, fill a spray bottle with white vinegar and spray the liquid on your shower curtains every month.
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