Mold on the walls is a very frequent problem especially in old houses, in which there is no good thermal insulation or in which there is no good air exchange.
In all these situations it is necessary to intervene for the elimination of molds, since what may appear as an aesthetic problem, the elderly or people with respiratory problems.
This is because mold is composed of a series of micro organisms such as spores and bacteria that spread rapidly and are also dispersed in the air that is breathed by the people who occupy the building.
What are the most popular natural remedies to eliminate mold from walls
The elimination of mold is not so simple, in fact, even if eliminated, molds can form again if you do not go to solve the underlying problem that caused the formation.
But what are the natural remedies to eliminate mold from walls and prevent it from reproducing by spreading throughout the living environment?
Here are some ingredients, present in most homes, thanks to which it is possible to eliminate mold from the walls.
It is possible to dilute two tablespoons of baking soda in water and rub this solution on the wall affected by mold.
After the solution has dried, the mold can be removed by rubbing a clean cloth on the treated area.
This mold killer solution can be made more effective by adding two tablespoons of table salt
the common 10-volume hydrogen peroxide (the one generally used to disinfect small wounds), but to use 130-volume hydrogen peroxide (which can be purchased in household stores or hardware stores) .
By diluting 2 glasses of hydrogen peroxide in about a liter of hot water you can create a very effective solution for the elimination of molds and the whitening of the walls.
Since hydrogen peroxide is very aggressive, care must be taken to avoid direct contact with the skin and eyes.
White wine vinegar
White wine vinegar (2 cups) diluted in a liter of hot water is an excellent remedy for eliminating mold from the walls.
With a sponge it is possible to pass this preparation on the areas affected by mold, repeating the operation until it is completely removed.
The solution of water and vinegar as well as a remedy for the elimination of mold, can be used as a preventive function.
In fact, passing this solution on walls subject to the formation of mold every 4/6 months prevents the formation of molds.