Molds in the Car
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Molds in the car are not just unpleasant, it can also threaten the health of the driver and its passengers, causing allergies and other bronchial problems.
Get Green Be Well for instance shared a great way to remove molds from your car. Removing Mold
“First, you need to stop the accumulation of moisture and get rid of dampness. Remove anything that might be wet or damp, including floor mats, sports equipment in the trunk, car seat carriers and base, pillows, etc. Dry the visible moisture off of these items, if any. Then place the items in the hot sun to dry out completely.”
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Get rid of the smell too
Molds do not smell pleasant either. Biocide systems shared tips on how to remove the smell. MOLDS
“We all know the feeling when your coworker informs everyone that is it is raining outside and you remember that you left your windows down. That sinking feeling hits you, and you know that your ride home is not going to be a pleasant one. Of course, that’s nothing compared to the smell you will have to deal with after the smell of mold and mildew in your carpet and seats set in. Getting rid of mildew smell in your car can be a huge task if you don’t use the right odor eliminating products.”
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If mildew however happened to get in to your car seat cover the website Auto Service and Repair shared tips on how to get rid of it.
“Car seats get a lot of wear, especially if you have children. Sometimes if there’s a spill on a cloth seat you might not find it until the dampness has allowed mildew to grow. Removing mildew from a car seat isn’t too complicated; with a couple of common household cleaners and some old fashioned elbow grease, before you know it you can have that cloth car seat looking as good as new.”
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Have you inspected your car for mold growth lately?