Mold Growth

Cleaning your laundry room to avoid mold growth, watch for signs of mold in typical problem areas such as around the pipes, on the appliances,  in and around the hamper. Catching the infestation early is important to prevent it from spreading

Prevent Mold Growth in the Laundry Room

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Install a Dehumidifier

The humidity in laundry rooms is one of the factors that encourage mold growth. Placing a dehumidifier in the space can go a long way toward preventing a mold problem. Choose a model that will run on a continuous cycle for best results.

Do your laundry regularly

  • Laundry that has food or grease stains on it are potential sources for mold growth, so don’t let your dirty laundry pile up.
  • Avoid letting damp laundry sit in your laundry room, whether in a machine or outside of one.

 the Moisture Source

Take a close look at the affected areas. Check for leaks behind the washing machine, wet spots under appliances and dampness in walls. If you can identify the moisture source, repair it before you start cleanup. If not, call a water damage remediation company like ServiceMaster Restoration by Zaba that handles both repairs and mold removal.

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How Do You Get The Musty Smell Out of A Tumble Dryer?

⇒ To start the dryer vent cleaning process, first, proceed with inspecting the area around your dryer. The next step is to unplug the dryer and push it away from the wall. This way you can have a clear look at the situation behind and underneath it.

⇒ If you notice mold patches on the wall, spray bleach on it and then clean it off with paper towels to remove them. Please remember to wear hand gloves, a face mask, and eye goggles to keep you safe from mold spores.


⇒ You should also clean the dryer vent’s lint trap and mesh screen. Use hot water mixed with either vinegar or bleach. After washing them, let them dry.

How to Remove Mildew Growth

At the first noticeable sign of mildew or whiff of mustiness in your laundry room, use a scrub brush and a solution of water and chlorine bleach to wipe down every surfaces even those that don’t show growth.


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