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May 15, 2023 3 min read

Your Survival Guide For Mould: Natural DIY Mould Killers & Prevention

G'day, eco-warriors!

So we are getting to that season again... & if you're like us and you are you tired of battling mould in your Australian abode, fear not! Today, we'll unveil the secrets of banishing mould naturally, without resorting to harsh chemicals.

We're diving into the wonderful world of clove oiland DIY dehumidifiers, where we offer you two magnificent methods to kill and prevent mould in your home. So, let's embark on this eco-adventure and bid farewell to mouldy woes!

The Superpower of Clove Oil...

Prepare to be amazed by the mighty clove oil, derived from the aromatic clove plant. This natural wonder packs a powerful punch against mould, boasting antifungal and antimicrobial properties. Not only does it eliminate mould, but it also keeps your conscience clear by avoiding harmful chemicals. Let's embrace the green magic of clove oil and bid adieu to the mouldy invaders!

Method 1: Clove Oil Spray Creating your very own mould-fighting spray is a breeze! Here's how...

Step 1: Grab a spray bottle and add 1 teaspoon of clove oil to one litre of water.

Step 2: Shake it like a maraca to ensure the ingredients are well mixed.

Step 3: Spritz the solution onto mould-prone areas like bathroom tiles, window sills, and sneaky damp corners.

Step 4: Sit back and let the magic happen! Allow the spray to work its clove oil wonders for a while.

Or try one of these... 

The Sun's Radiant Touch...

Who knew the sun could be your ultimate mould nemesis? Not only does it brighten your day, but it can also help prevent mould growth naturally. Let's bask in its warm embrace!

Method 2: Sunlight Therapy...

Step 1: Take your mould-prone items, like curtains, cushions, or even bamboo products (remember our previous blog?), outside on a sunny day.

Step 2: Find a sunny spot, preferably in a well-ventilated area, where the sun's rays can work their magic.

Step 3: Let your items soak up the sunshine for a few hours. The sun's natural antibacterial powers and drying effects will combat mould growth and freshen up your treasures.

Eco-Heroes Unite...

Benefits Galore! Why should you choose these natural mould-fighting methods? Let's count the ways:
  • Eco-Friendly and Sustainable: By opting for clove oil and sunlight therapy, you're making a conscious choice to protect both your health and the environment. Say goodbye to harsh chemicals and hello to a greener, cleaner home!

  • Delightful Aromas: Clove oil brings with it a delightful, spicy aroma that lingers in your home, unlike the chemical-laden alternatives. Embrace the natural scents and create a harmonious environment.

  • Cost-Effective Solutions: Clove oil is readily available and affordable, making it a cost-effective alternative to commercial mould cleaners. Plus, sunlight therapy is absolutely free! Saving money while saving the planet? Count us in!

Congratulations, eco-warriors! Armed with the power of clove oil and the sun's radiant touch, you're now equipped to conquer mould the eco-friendly way. Say goodbye to harmful chemicals, and let nature's wonders protect your home and loved ones.

So go forth, spread the word, and let's make mould a thing of the past, one sustainable step at a time! Happy mould-busting, my green comrades!

By the way if you loved this blog we think you're going to love our blog about Our Best Zero Waste Cleaning Essentials Saving You Money it's a goodie! 

 Until next time GFZ's! 

Much love, 

GFZ team xox 

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