Drying your shower after each use(with a towel or squeegee) can help prevent mold regrowth Washing your shower curtains once a month (check if they are machine washable, then run them through a gentle cycle with warm water) can effectively remove pink mold from one of its?favourite living spaces
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How do I get rid of pink mold on a curtain?
If any pink mold remains, try washing the curtain again but add 1/2 cup of bleach and 1/4 cup detergent to the wash, instead of vinegar and baking soda. Bleach is another powerful mold killer.
How do you remove mold from shower curtains?
If the shower curtain is not washing machine safe, fill a bathtub about one quarter of the way with water and add half a cup of bleach. Soak the shower curtain in the tub for at least 15 minutes, rinse it with water and hang dry. Wear rubber gloves if you choose this option. Baking soda and vinegar can destroy molds on shower curtains.
How do you get rid of pink shower mold?
Despite pink shower mold not being the most hazardous microbe out there, it is still in your best interest to remove it as soon as you see buildup beginning to form. Spraying a diluted solution of bleach will kill the bacteria and lighten the pink stain. However, to provide a longer-lasting effect, the area will need to be scrubbed down.
What is the pink stuff on my shower curtain?
It may be a pink mold variety such as Fusarium or it may actually be bacteria (commonly mistaken for household mold) called Serratia marcescens. Whatever the problem, you can fully clean up the problem using natural disinfecting solutions. Remove the shower curtain from its rod and gently place it in a washing machine.