If you have problems with mold and mildew in your bathroom, kitchen, or laundry room tile, you can help to control and get rid of it simply by cleaning your grout on a regular basis. The most common place for you to get mildew is in your shower. Once you get it, it seems like it just keeps on coming back. The way to get rid of it is to just be very thorough and kill all of it at the same time. One easy way to do this is by using a solution of vinegar (1 to 2 ratio with water).
Steps to Remove Mold and Mildew in your Bathroom
Before you shower, spray down the entire shower with vinegar. If you have mildew on your ceiling or on your drywall, spray that area down as well. Let it sit for a few minutes so that it can disinfect the area. Then, take a light scrub brush and lightly scrub the tile, the grout, and the drywall. After that, all you have to do is to rinse it off. As long as you have gotten rid of all of it, it should not come back for a while.
Cleaning tile grout to get rid of mildew is very important. If mildew sits on your grout too long , it can cause stains. Sometimes mold and mildew will grow into the porous surface of the grout and turn it green. If this happens in your bathroom, it may take you several tries at using bleach and Soft Scrub to get rid of the stain. Also, this is a sign that you need to seal your grout again. After the stain is completely removed, get a grout sealer and put two applications of it across your shower. Let it dry for about 24 hours before using it again. They should help make mildew removal easier in the future, and cut down on amount of cleaning you will have to do in your bathroom.