Home Home Improvement Tips Getting Rid of Mildew Stains

Mildew stains are a result of incessant exposure to moisture. They usually form on tiles and other floor surfaces which are not properly maintained or clean. These stains can be annoying in the long run because they ruin not just the look, but as well become difficult to remove.

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A lot of detergents usually claim to be able to remove mildew stains, but most of them only reduce the damage. However, if you’re looking for an effective solution for your ongoing mildew problem, then you can check out what hydrogen peroxide can do.

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Hydrogen peroxide is a solution that has many uses. It can be used as a skin cleanser, a hair bleach, and as well as a cleaning agent for various surfaces. It can also get rid of mildew within minutes.

To use hydrogen peroxide for cleaning mildew stains, you can start by:

1. Mixing the solution with water. Hydrogen peroxide can be a bit strong, thus you may want to dilute it with water. Mix a cup of the solution with a gallon of water so that you will have a lot in store for future use.

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2. Apply it on the stain. You can spray the diluted solution to the area affected by the mildew stain. Let it stand for a few minutes, then brush the area. Then let stand for a few more minutes before wiping the area dry.

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3. Use a pure solution for stubborn stains. If the stain couldn’t be removed with the diluted solution, then apply a pure hydrogen peroxide solution instead. Follow the same application procedure then rinse and let dry.

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Originally posted 2013-04-03 20:57:24.

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