Removing mould from bathroom grout made easier by Plymouth woman’s cheap and easy hack

The Easter Bank Holiday weekend provides more time for much-needed DIY – but you don’t want it to take ages

A Plymouth woman has spoken of her ‘cheap’ and ‘easy’ way of removing mould from her bathroom grout. Ahead of a bumper four-day Bank Holiday weekend, her tips and tricks might just help you get some much-needed home maintenance out of the way.

But, despite the extra time off this week, you still don’t want the largely dull DIY projects to take ages, or stress you out. That’s where this woman’s trick comes in handy.

Using nothing more than cotton wool pads and some bleach, you can have you bathroom looking brand new this Easter weekend. And it won’t cost you much either.

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“I’m a big fan of a clean bath (obviously) but the mould can build up and I’ve never known how to effectively get it off in one go,” said the Plymouth woman. “I’ve tried loads of products, expensive ones too, but nothing really seems to do the trick.

“That’s until I Googled a ‘quick and easy’ way to wipe off the mould that builds up on your bathroom tile grout. It’s cheap. Easy. And is pretty much ZERO effort.”



Mould can easily build up on the grout of your bathroom tiles

After putting her research into practice, she aid: “The trick is this. Buy a big pack of cotton wool or cotton wool pads and a bottle of bleach.

Soak each cotton wool pad with some bleach. Line the edge of your bath with them, covering the mould completely.”

What DIY tips and tricks do you find useful for days off work where you’ll have some time in the house? Tell us in the comments.



You can use cotton wool pads or balls
You can use cotton wool pads or balls

“Then (and this was my favourite bit), go to bed,” she says. “The cotton wool should be left to soak overnight and then in the morning, all that pesky mould should be gone…

“I was admittedly dubious when I peeled back the first cotton wool pad, thinking only part of the mould would have been soaked away.”



Bang! And the mould is gone.
Bang! And the mould is gone.

After trying the trick for the first time, the Plymouth woman was blown away by the results. Now she swears by this method.

“To my surprise, it had ALL completely gone,” she said. “And this was the result (above).

“So there you go. A cheap, easy, simple way to remove mouldy bathroom grout. You can thank me later…”

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