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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS!
What is mildew and what does mildew look like?
What are the most common locations of mildew to grow?
What can I do to prevent mildew from growing?

1. “What is mildew and what does mildew look like?”
Mildew is more than just an ugly stain; it’s a living fungus that anchors itself to bathroom surfaces and it won’t go away until you kill it at its roots. Mildew is usually black but can appear pink, red or green. Highly humid areas have the most mildew growth.

2. “What are the most common locations of mildew to grow?”
Mildew often grows in bathrooms and other locations in the house because there is a combination of poor ventilation, moisture and food sources (i.e., body oil, soap scum, paint and oxygen). In the bathroom, mildew can grow anywhere: in grout, in shower tracking, on windowsills, on the ceiling and under the sink.

3. “What can I do to prevent mildew from growing?”
Mildew needs moisture, a source of nutrition and the right temperature to grow. To prevent mildew from growing, you need to improve ventilation in your bathroom by installing a fan or opening a window.