Video: How to Get Rid of Mildew Smell

When conditions are right, mildew can crop up over night. Luckily, you can banish the malodorous substance with these helpful tips.


What’s that smell? If you’re sniffing around a damp bathroom, musty basement, or dewy screened porch, you may have caught a whiff of mildew. Mildew is a common household scourge, but that doesn’t mean you have to take its assault lying down. Fight back against mildew and the unpleasant odor that accompanies it by launching a search and destroy mission to eliminate those unsightly—and smelly—spots for good.

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