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There are some pretty simple ways to prevent mould from overtaking your spaces. Try these solutions:

1) Wipe Up Water

Mould and mildew thrive in moisture-rich environments, so safeguard potential danger spots by wiping the shower walls and kitchen sinks dry after use.

2) Let the Sunshine In

On a hot day, open the windows wide to let in as much air into your home as possible to get rid of the moisture. Likewise, use sunlight and fresh breeze to clean and deodorise things that cannot go into the wash, such as mattresses and books.

3) Dry the Air

Invest in a dehumidifier to lower humidity, which h will stop the growth of mould and mildew, and neutralise musty smells. Place dehumidifiers in dark, difficult-to-air places.

4) Keep Fabrics Dry

Air your mattresses at least once a month and make sure your clothes are completely dry before you hang them in your closet.

5) Raid the Kitchen

There are plenty of trusted remedies lurking on your pantry shelves. A couple of classic cleaners: baking soda and white vinegar as well as lemon juice and salt. For the former: Mix two tablespoons of baking soda and one cup of water. Pour into a spray bottle. In another spray bottle, add white vinegar. Spray the baking soda mixture liberally onto the affected area, followed by vinegar solution. Leave for a few minutes, then wipe and leave to dry. For the latter: Wipe off the loose mould and mildew. Da

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