The unaesthetic and dangerous mold may affect your home in the summer, especially during hot humid days with tropical temperatures. The approximately 50 types of mold that occur at home are actually toxic to our health, so make sure you remove them quickly without toxic cleaning products.
The market provides mold removing solutions that emit harmful substances into the air. Fortunately, you can get rid of mold in a natural way, inexpensive and safe to your health – the tea tree essential oil cleanser!
How to remove mold with tea tree essential oil. You need:
– tea tree essential oil
– a clean cloth
– hydrogen peroxide
– spray bottle
Mix one teaspoon of tea tree essential oil in a cup of water and pour the solution into the spray bottle. If you have large areas covered with mold, double or triple the amount. While tea tree essential oil is harmless to adults, its high concentrations can irritate the respiratory system of children and pets (which is why it’s good to keep them away from the container with this special solution).
Mix the solution thoroughly, then apply it directly to the mold and let it work overnight. Being a natural oil, it will not affect the paint, lime or other material with which interacts, but will give them a pungent pine smell that will disappear in about 24 hours.
The next day, you’ll notice that mold has disappeared. Now is the time to soak a cloth in vinegar water to remove dirt definitive. Finally, throw away the cloth, as mold spores can survive in textile fibers.
For hard surfaces such as countertops, tiles or bathroom blocks, add hydrogen peroxide in the tea tree essential oil solution.
This natural solution to clean mold has the effect of preventing the formation of new spores, so a new intervention will not be needed soon.