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What kills Mold and Mildew in Carpet?

by Thomas

Mold and mildew are the best friends that most of the time live on the carpet. Many molds are invisible as they are not seen by naked eyes but present on the carpet. They fill the room with unpleasant smells and make carpet dirty. Generally, mold arises when rugs are not completely dry which means moisture content is present on the rugs which initiate the growth of molds. Sometimes due to AC water, pets and kids make carpet wet and people ignore them by saying this is not that much wet, ultimately molds took birth on the carpet. Due to mold you have to face many health related issues as: chronic allergies, bronchitis and asthma.  If you have already noticed the molds and mildew, it is necessary to remove it as soon as possible.

Methods to Kill Mold and Mildew

How can you kill mold and mildew? It depends on the type of mold, affected area, fabric of carpet, environmental factors and the most important from how long molds are living on the carpet. They can grow very fast and cover almost any area so, it is important to prevent your carpet from molding as soon as possible. Here are few ways by which you can kill molds very easily in the home:

  1. Heat With The Steam Cleaner

    Heating the mold and mildew is a very effective and easy way to remove the fungi from the carpet. You can heat the mold with a steam cleaner even if you can also use iron as in alternative. Be careful while heating the carpet cleaning in Hobart, only for 12 second keeps the steam cleaner at one place. Continuous movement of iron or steam cleaner helps in drying the carpet very easily and removes whole moisture.
  2. Use An Anti-Fungal Treatment

    Anti-fungal sprays and solutions are easily available in the market. These treatments are very easy and simple. These solutions contain few chemicals which resist the growth of fungi even in the future also. You have to spray the solution in the affected area and at least 6-inches around it, put a paper towel on it and allow it to dry completely. Avoid creating more traffic in the affected area. Before purchasing spray, please read all the ingredients carefully and which type of carpet it basically specifies. Keep the solution away from children’s.
  3. Combination of Baking Soda and White Vinegar

    These two ingredients are easily available in every house. This is one of the easy and simplest methods of removing the mold from the carpet. Baking soda and vinegar is very effective even in removing the strong aroma from the carpet.  For less amount of mold precisely sprinkle the soda in the affected area. Next, spray white vinegar above the soda and buy using the brush very lightly rub the carpet and leave it for a few minutes. After that clean it with a vacuum cleaner and blow dry it completely.
  4. HEPA Vacuum Cleaner

    HEPA filter is a very sophisticated filter mostly found in all scientific labs. You can take HEPA vacuum cleaner as a rent because it is one of the best options by which you can kill every kind of fungi and bacteria present on the carpet and make the carpet healthy and aseptic.

Hire Professional Cleaners

Professional cleaners are the best option for your carpet because they can easily remove the molds from the carpets. We are best in this particular field we will insist on giving you a one chance to serve you. For further details you can visit the Squeaky Clean Rugs website.

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