One of the nastiest things that you can have in your house is mold. There are several types of mold that can develop in your house. They can usually be seen in dark or damp places. You should check out your basement, attic, under the sinks and toilets in bathrooms and even under your kitchen sink. Getting rid of these house molds can be pretty expensive, especially if you have to call in some professionals to fully get them out of your house.
The good thing is, you can make your very own all natural mold deterrent. Commercial mold removers can have some chemicals that may be harmful to your health. It is best to make your own mold deterrent so that you can ensure you and your family’s safety. Use this deterrent to prevent mold from coming back in your house.
Here are the simple steps on how you can make your own all natural mold deterrent:
- Ingredients and materials. For this all natural mold deterrent, you will need a spray bottle, vinegar, water, cinnamon oil, patchouli oil and tea tree oil. If you do not have these, you can purchase them from the supermarket or the mall.
- Measure the ingredients. The first step is to measure the ingredients that you are going to use for the mold deterrent. You will need 1 and ¼ cup of vinegar, ¾ cup of water, 4 drops of cinnamon oil, 6 drops of patchouli oil and 2 teaspoons of tea tree oil. If you have a lot of mold to spray, just double the measurement for the ingredients so that you end up with more mold deterrent.
- Making the mold deterrent. Once you have measured all the ingredients, put them inside the spray bottle. Shake the bottle to mix the ingredients together well.
- Using the mold deterrent. Find where the mold is in your house. Spray a generous amount of the solution on over the mold. Be sure to check moist and dark areas in your house so that you won’t miss any mold. Wait a few hours for the mold deterrent to work its magic. After a few hours, go back to the areas where you sprayed. Use a cloth to wipe off the mold from the surface. When the area is clean, spray it again with the solution to prevent mold from coming back. Allow the surface to dry completely.
These are the simple steps on how you can make your very own all natural mold deterrent. The good thing about using this mold remover is that it does not contain any chemicals that produce foul smells. All the ingredients for this solution will leave your house smelling clean and fresh.
It is important to keep your house mold free. Mold buildup can cause health problems that can develop to serious illnesses over time. If you suspect that you have mold, it is good to get rid of it immediately. This solution can be used even if you do not have mold. Spraying it on surfaces will prevent mold from accumulating.