How to remove mould from fabrics

Mould stains are very tough stains to take out from clothes. So to remove them effectively, they need to be pre-treated, with Ariel powder being the most effective solution to remove mould stains from clothes. Ariel powder detergent has enzymes that are very efficient at breaking down mould stains. So follow the instructions below and get rid of those pesky mould stains in the 1st go.

How to remove mould from fabrics

There is nothing worse than the smell and appearance of mould, when it turns up on your clothes! Ariel can help you not only get rid of the mould stains but also eliminates that horrid mildew smell that reminds you of a damp house.

Forget soaking your clothes in vinegar and stinking the house out, Ariel knows how to remove mould stains. Watch our step by step guide on how to get rid of mould stains from clothing, or read the instructions below.

Removing mould stains

  • 1

    Remove excess

    First, run the garment under hot running water to remove any excess mould from the fabric. The higher the water pressure, the easier it will be to remove any excess.

    Remove excess
  • 2

    Prepare a Soaking Solution

    You’ll need to pre-treat the mould stained garment. Fill a sink or bucket with warm water and add half a scoop of Ariel Original Washing Powder. Mix the solution by hand until the detergent is completely dissolved.

    Prepare a soaking solution
  • 3

    Soak

    Add your mould stained garments to the solution and leave to soak for an hour. If the stained garment keeps floating to the top, place a white towel on top of it to keep it fully immersed in the soaking solution.

    Soak
  • 4

    Preparing to wash

    Gently wring out the excess water before adding it to your wash with similar items.

    Preparing to wash
  • 5

    Wash

    Wash as usual with Ariel, making sure to dose correctly. Always make sure to follow the instructions on your garment’s washing clothes symbols on the care label.

    Dose
  • 6

    Unload

    Then, when the wash cycle is over, simply remove the items and you’re ready to go.

    Unload

Effective stain removal on many stains

Of course, mould is not the only nuisance when it comes to pesky stains. Your clothes are at risk from make-up stains or grease droplets from cooking, but where there are stains, Ariel is there to help, and not just for removing mould.

For all your mildew and mould stain removal needs, choose Ariel Original Washing Powder to make your vintage clothes good as new. Ariel has the power to help remove many tough stains while being gentle on your clothes – both old and new!