There are a few things you can do to keep mildew at bay:Ensure your bathroom is well-ventilated. This could mean opening a window or turning on the fan during showers. …Wipe down shower curtain after each use with a clean microfiber cloth.Speed up drying time by spreading your shower curtain out after using. If your curtain is always sitting scrunched up and wet,it more prone to growing mildew or mold.Make your own mildew-prevention spray by combining a solution of equal parts water and white vinegar in a spray bottle. Spray the shower curtain after each use.
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How do you prevent mildew in a shower liner?
Avoiding Mildew Use a shower curtain or liner with a smooth, consistent surface. Shower curtains with raised or etched patterns may allow moisture or water to collect in certain areas; whereas a smooth curtain will allow water to glide down into the drain. Ventilate your bathroom during and after your shower.
How do you keep a shower curtain from getting moldy?
Avoiding Mildew Use a shower curtain or liner with a smooth, consistent surface. Ventilate your bathroom during and after your shower. Open your shower curtain wide enough for air circulation. Hang the shower curtain on the outside of your bathtub. Dry your shower curtain after each use.
Why is there mildew on my shower curtain?
If you take pride in a clean bathroom, you may feel discouraged when mildew creeps up on your shower curtain. Mildew thrives in a warm, damp environment with a relative humidity of 70 to 93 percent. After taking a shower, your bathroom becomes the perfect environment for mold and mildew.
How to clean a shower curtain with vinegar?
Fill the bathtub about half full of warm water. As the water is running, add the laundry detergent and vinegar to the water to allow it to thoroughly mix. Allow the shower curtain (and shower rings) to soak completely for 30 minutes. If stains are still visible, repeat spot-treatment with more baking soda and swirl to rinse. Now it time to rinse.