Asked by: Peregrino Milanes
asked in category: General Last Updated: 3rd January, 2020

How do I get rid of mold in my kitchen?

To kill mold: Use white distilled vinegar and pour it into a spray bottle without watering it down. Spray the vinegar onto the moldy surface and leave it to sit for an hour. Finally, wipe the area clean with water and allow the surface to dry.

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Besides, is bleach or vinegar better to kill mold?

Bleach and vinegar can both kill mold, but vinegar is much more effective for removing mold from porous materials. This is because bleach only kills mold spores on the surface of affected materials. Vinegar will penetrate porous materials and kill the mold at the roots.

One may also ask, is mold under sink dangerous? Black mold under the sink is not only an unsightly, but can also pose a health hazard. If you discover mold under your sink, you should clean it up immediately to keep your home clean and safe. Leaving mold untreated could allow it to grow and spread.

Subsequently, one may also ask, why is mold growing in my kitchen cabinets?

Water leaks, dampness and humidity Water leaks are a common cause of mold (and mildew), as they provide one of the most important growth sources for mold – moisture. In kitchen areas, the conditions are generally hot and humid, making them a place where both mildew and mold can easily thrive.

How long does it take for vinegar to kill mold?

Allow the vinegar to sit for one hour. It takes a little time for the vinegar to work into the mold and break it. Give it at least an hour before you return to scrub the mold away.

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