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 to get rid of pink mold in the shower?
Using basic household cleaners like dish soap and vinegar and this guide, you can get rid of pink mold in the shower and prevent it from coming back.
What is the pink stuff on my shower curtain?
This pink mold you’ve found growing on your shower curtain, or in your toilet is not actually mold at all; in fact, it’s a Gram-negative bacteria that is scientifically known as Serratia marcescens. The pink colour is from a pigment (prodigiosin) produced by Serratia marcescens under the right growing conditions.
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.