So you’re asking yourself, “How to clean mouldy shower curtain?” No, it’s not mold. It’s build up and mildew!
When your bathroom isn’t using all of the tiles that it needs, like with a basking platform shower or a non-porous tile shower curtain, the moisture from your skin can remain on the tiles and block out the light coming in through the wall. Even if the tiles aren’t even slightly wet, there’s still moisture that can form inside of them, causing the tiles to crack and look wet underneath. After a while, this water can cause mildew to form on the tile that was soaked earlier.
If this isn’t cleaned up soon enough, it’s time to find an alternative. Mold and mildew will eventually start to build up on the tile over time and if the ceiling hasn’t been sealed off, it can grow even more, much like a plant that doesn’t get any sun. There are steps you can take to keep the mold from growing and your shower curtain from becoming filthy.
As mentioned before, there’s moisture present on the tiles. But, how can you tell if the tile is soaked? If you can see small holes in the tile, then it probably has. If you notice that the tile gets wet in one area and becomes very dusty after it dries out, then you’re looking at a problem.
Moisture and mold thrive together. They grow together, in fact. Water condenses into the mold, and if the humidity is high, mold gets as much air as it can to keep it alive and continue to grow.
The best way to keep the moisture level down, is to seal off the shower stall. That means having the tile removed completely, if it’s a non-porous tile shower curtain. The best part about doing this is that the shower curtain itself can now be sealed for you. The shower curtain is made up of two layers – the backing and the sealant.
Since the tile and backing are sealed together, they can’t hold moisture. The way the tiles are installed, it’s possible to add sealant between the tiles, but you have to make sure that the tiles are exactly the same. Doing this can lead to bubbles forming between the tiles, which again, prevents moisture from entering the shower stall.
Another way to keep the moisture from building up in the shower stall is to wear rubber boots while you shower. While rubber boots are popular for other reasons, it’s important to remember that they prevent you from being able to move around freely. The most effective way to keep moisture out of the stall is to prevent you from moving around.
The other way to keep moisture from building up is to wash your hands thoroughly before you begin to shower. Not only does it help to wash your hands, but it also helps to rinse out the bacteria that build up over time. Wash your hands and dry them off before you touch the tiles or the shower stall.
If you’ve chosen a paper towel roll, dry it first. If you use the bathroom’s shower and not the shower stall, you’ll still need to clean the roll. Use a very soft cloth and some soap.
If you’re looking for the easiest way to keep moisture out of your bathroom, it’s time to go with a non-porous tile shower curtain. These are more difficult to clean than their PVC counterparts, but the process is much easier. and faster.
There are many ways to prevent mold from forming in your bathroom, but nothing is 100% efficient. Just know that doing the right thing is always the best solution.