How to Remove Mildew Smell?

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A mildew smell can be very difficult to remove. The smell often comes from water that leaks below a sink or other appliance. Mildew smells can be removed by cleaning the area and by using certain products like bleach. 
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How to Remove Mildew Smell
Mildew forms on surfaces such as wood, paper, grout, carpet, upholstery and foods when conditions are humid and spores come into contact with a moist surface. In addition to its unpleasant appearance and possible health risks, mildew has a characteristic... More »
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There are many ways to remove mildew smell from books, clothes, towels, and homes. To rid books from a mildew smell try placing the books in a large box and filling it with kitty litter. The kitty litter will absorb any bad smells. To rid clothes of the mildew smell, wash the clothing in a detergent made for hunters. These types of detergents get rid of all smells. For other cases, use borax to clean the home and walls.
To remove the smell of mildew, try spraying Febreeze in the affected area. If you don't have any Febreeze on hand, place a small bowl of Vinegar in the room or rooms that are affected. The vinegar will absorb the smell and leave the room smelling clean again.
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You can easily remove mildew smells with a homemade solution. A mixture of two cups of vinegar, two cups of water and a quarter cup of baking soda will do the trick. You can even
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1. Examine your basement carefully to locate the source of the mildew smell. Check corners and ceilings for leaks. Look for any puddled water that could be leaking through your home's
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Mildew smells in any laundry is one of the most difficult things to remove. The key is to catch the smell before it is fully laundered and especially before it's dried. There are
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1 Check for dampness. Dampness, wetness and total soaking of a book is the primary cause of mildew or mustiness in a book, providing an ideal growth medium for mold, bacteria or fungus
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