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How To Kill Mold With Vinegar

How To Kill Mold With Vinegar

Mold can be unsightly and can also pose a health hazard. Using harsh chemicals to get rid of mold could be dangerous for you and your family. Follow these easy steps and find out how to kill mold naturally and organically using vinegar.

Step 1: You will need

  • rubber gloves
  • white distilled vinegar
  • spray bottle
  • soap and water
  • stiff brush

Step 2: Wear Protection

White distilled vinegar is safe, non-toxic and organic, but may irritate your skin with prolonged contact. To protect your hands from the acid in the vinegar and from the irritating effects of mold, wear rubber gloves.

Step 3: Come Clean

Using soap, water and a stiff brush, scrub the moldy area until most of the mold is removed. Soap and water will be very effective in removing most of the mold.

Step 4: Break The Mold

Pour your vinegar into a spray bottle and douse the moldy area with the vinegar. Use a stiff brush to work in the vinegar. Let the area dry and repeat if necessary until the mold is gone.

Step 5: Done.