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Do you have that stuffy or sleazy smell in your room? Have you ventilated the room properly, but, whoa! The smell is still there? It's time to take a look at your brown carpet. It could be the problem. Molds grow in a unique way under the carpet without a person noticing. Fortunately, there is a mold test that allows a person to determine if there is a mold under the carpet or not.

After confirming that you are growing mold under your brown carpet, you can follow the steps below to remove the carpet mold.

Here are the following methods that you can implement when removing the form. Of course, each method depends on how heavy the mold is.

First preparation

Before you can get started, you'll need to take several steps to prepare your carpet for removing the mold:

  1. ventilate

Leave all windows and doors open and turn on the fans, if any. The air circulation in the room is important to prevent continuous growth of the mold and to reduce the musty odor.

  1. Reduce humidity

Moisture is the causative agent of mold growth. Therefore, it is advisable to use a dehumidifier to reduce the humidity in the house.

  1. Keep the carpet dry

If you have a removable carpet, take it in the sun to keep it dry. You can let it dry for a few days to make sure that the drying process is effective

baking soda

If your brown carpet has a mild mold, you can simply use baking soda to remove it.

For this step you need a brush, a wet-dry vacuum, a vacuum cleaner and of course baking soda.

STEPS:

  • Make sure the carpet is dry
  • Brush and suck in the front and back properly
  • Sprinkle enough soda on the carpet, concentrating on the areas with the shape
  • Brush the soda ash and make sure it penetrates deeply into the carpet fibers
  • Let rest for 24 to 48 hours
  • Then remove the soda and dry the mold particles with a powerful vacuum cleaner

White wine vinegar

This is the most effective way to kill the mold. It can eradicate up to 82% of all mold fungi

You will need white vinegar, dehumidifier, spray bottle, wet-dry vacuum cleaner and a vacuum cleaner.

STEPS:

  • Make sure the carpet is dry
  • Spray the vinegar and water solution, which is in the spray bottle, on the top and bottom of the carpet
  • Be careful not to pour the vinegar solution, just spray it
  • Let the carpet dry

Remove the shape from your carpet using the methods described above.