Spray the mold cleaning solution over the area you wish to clean. Get the spray bottle with your chosen cleaning solution inside. Generously spray the entire area with the solution so that there is a visible, even coating. Try not to completely saturate the area, as otherwise, there will be excessive liquid to clean up later. Aim to apply enough of the cleaning solution so that the area is visibly wet, but not so much that puddles form. Be very careful not to slip if you are working on floor tiles or grouting.
Wipe smooth surfaces with a cleaning cloth to remove the mold. Fold a cleaning cloth into quarters and wipe the entire area where you sprayed the cleaning solution. The mold should wipe away easily onto the cloth. Use a new side of the cloth whenever the first side gets saturated or too dirty. You may need to swap cleaning cloths throughout the process, especially if you are cleaning a large area. Alternatively, you can use a sponge instead of a cloth if you prefer. Smooth surfaces include showers, baths, basins, and tiles.
Use a scrubbing brush to remove stubborn mold from smooth surfaces. If the mold remains, it’s time to take more serious measures! Scrub the affected area vigorously until the mold comes away. Try to clean any mold away as soon as it grows so that you don’t need to resort to scrubbing. Have a dedicated scrubbing brush strictly for bathroom mold to prevent spreading the spores throughout your home.
Scrub grout or caulking with a toothbrush. Use a back and forward motion to remove mold from grout or caulking with an old toothbrush. Rinse the toothbrush under running water to remove any mold while you clean, as this prevents the mold spores from spreading throughout the bathroom. Use a dedicated toothbrush for cleaning mold in the bathroom so that the spores don’t spread throughout your home. You can use a larger scrubbing brush if you prefer, but a toothbrush is the easiest to use in tight spaces. You can purchase specialty grout scrubbers from home improvement stores.
Dry the cleaned area with a cleaning cloth. Remove the excess liquid from the area that you cleaned to keep the bathroom dry and to prevent slips. Run the cloth over all of the smooth surfaces and the grout or caulking to remove the excess moisture. This also removes any mold that has been scrubbed loose. You may need to swap cleaning cloths if the first one gets too saturated. Pay attention to any small crevices or corners to prevent the liquid from pooling up and more mold from forming.