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People fear molds because they know how highly dangerous they are. Once a person
with a weak immune system makes contact with molds, he or she is going to get sick.
There are several reasons why people are susceptible to the harmful effects of mold.
One of the reasons why molds make their way to your clothes is through storage. If
they are not detected, they can grow in folds everyday. Places in which you store your
clothes can also attract molds if there is the presence of moisture. The clothes in your
home maybe made of organic materials that would allow molds to grow on.
Molds can grow easily on your clothes if the presence of moisture is high. When molds
start to grow on your clothes, you must clean them immediately. An indicator of mold
growth in your clothing is its black blotchy stain appearance. If its stays there longer,
you'll have a hard time trying to get it off. It can spread fast on your clothes and it
smells really bad too. Your first action would be to just throw away your clothes that
have molds on them, right? Well, molds on your clothes aren't as dangerous as the
ones that are seen in different areas of the house. So, if you wish to keep your clothes,
you better make a move.
There are methods in which molds can be removed from clothes.

Washing your clothes with hot water
Molds are removed faster if you wash your clothes with hot water, paired with a mold
killing solution. The molds spores and allergens are eliminated faster in hot water
than in cold water. After you've finish washing your clothes, repeat the process. This
is to guarantee that there are no signs of molds. After that, you can hang your clothes
on an area that is directly hit by sunlight. The ultraviolet rays from the sun can kill the
molds.

Using vinegar
Vinegar is like acid for molds. It's an
unconventional method, but it is
effective. It not only removes molds, it
also eliminates the bad smell that
molds leave on your clothes. Use
vinegar together with your wash
solution. Pour ¾ cup of vinegar in your
wash. Do this process until there are no
more molds on your clothes. You can
use a detergent to wash your clothes
afterward. Ironically, vinegar is done
through fermentation which uses a
certain kind of mold.

Photo Credit [Terrie Schweitzer, Flickr.com]

Bleach

Photo Credit [so.lost, Flickr.com]

One of the most common ways to remove mold is by using bleach. It is also a good
solution in removing stains that are found on your clothes. Add a cup of bleach to
the washing machine when you wash your clothes with molds. Before doing so,
always read the “do not bleach” instruction just to make sure that your clothes will
not fade.

Mildicides
The term is coined and used as a word
for products that can remove mildew
and molds. There is a technique on how
to use it, so always read it first before
using it. It has some chemicals that can
cause health problems if not used
properly. If you suspect that your
clothing storage has molds, blast
mildicide in all of the areas. Do this for a
long period of time.
Molds on clothes is a milder case
compared to molds that are growing in
some of the areas in the house. If the
situation gets out of hand, it is best to
hire
professional
services
like
nymoldpro.com, because they can clean
those affected areas for you. Molds in
clothing is not that hard to remove
unlike mold growth on walls, ceilings
and on carpets.

Photo Credit [Omari Davis, Flickr.com]

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