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Keep Bathroom Free From Mold

19134561Mold is a form of fungus that is found all around us in the nature. Mold can be bad for your health. It releases microscopic spores that cause allergic reactions, runny noses and sneezing, as well as unpleasant odors.

When there is moisture indoors, like in a bathroom, mold can grow inside. What’s more, where there is mold, odds are that bacteria and viruses can be growing too. And they can cause infections and flu – no fun at all.

Here are tips on how to keep your bathroom free from mold and bacteria:

1. Ventilate.
Open the windows to keep air flowing. If there is no window, Run fan or leave door open after shower. After a shower or bath, leave the shower door or curtain open so the shower can dry completely.

2. Dry is good.
Mildew and mold likes moisture to grow in. Moisture is the enemy.

3. Disinfect.
A couple times a week, wipe down the shower walls with TLC Clean All Purpose Cleaner in hot water.

4. Prevention.
To keep caulk mildew free (or if you have seen spots developing), soak cotton balls in All Purpose Cleaner and hot water, “stick” them to the caulk, leave over night. Remove the cotton and you’ll see that any discoloration from mildew is gone. Rinse with water and wipe to dry.

5. Flooring.
Wall to wall carpet in your bathroom is a problem. The carpet gets wet and is a breeding ground for mildew. Consider replacing with tile or other waterproof flooring.

6. Keep the Whole Bathroom Clean
Bacteria, mold, and mildew hate TLC Clean All Purpose. Use it with hot water to wash the floors, sinks, countertops, toilet and the rest of the bathroom surfaces.

Once bathroom is clean and dry, apply TLC Clean 12-Month Shield to protect the surfaces from water and moisture – resists bacteria, mildew, and mold