Bathroom Mold Prevention And Cleaning Tips (NAPSA)—“Yuck. That’s gross. There are black spots in the shower again!” It’s not unusual to find black spots on tile, shower curtains, ceil- ings and other bathroom surfaces. Those ugly spots are most likely mold and mildew, which grow best in places where there’s high humidity and excessive moisture, like bathrooms. Cleaning may remove it, but the trick to controlling mold and mildew is to stop it before it Mold Patrol—The right type of starts. Here are some tips to keep paint can guard against mold and mold and mildew at bay from the mildew for up to five years. prevention experts at Zinsser: • Keep airflow constant. routine. It’s an easy, effective way Consider installing an exhaust fan to clean and remove mold and or ceiling fan or replacing solid mildew stains and soap scum doors with louvered ones to buildup on tile, grout, fiberglass, improve ventilation. They can vinyl, plastic and more. increase airflow and significantly • Protect bathroom sur- impede the growth of mold and faces. Use a product like JOMAX mildew. If installing a fan isn’t in Mold & Mildew Shield to protect your budget, leave your bathroom bathroom surfaces from future window slightly open when you mold and mildew growth. It cre- shower to help airflow. ates an invisible protective barrier • Eliminate moisture. Stag- on tile, grout, paint, vinyl, plastic, nant water produces moisture in fabrics and other surfaces to pre- the air and creates an ideal envi- vent mold and mildew growth for ronment for the growth of mold up to three months. JOMAX Mold and mildew. Limit excessive mois- & Mildew Shield is ideal for use ture by using a fan or dehumidi- around bath and shower stalls, on fier and by wiping down shower bathroom walls, countertops, or walls after each use. on fabric or plastic shower cur- • Clean infected areas. tains. It can also be sprayed on Clean bathroom surfaces with a the inside of cabinets or other cleaner specifically formulated to storage areas that are susceptible remove mold and mildew stains, to mold growth. such as JOMAX Mold & Mildew Plan on redecorating? Consider Stain Remover. The fast-acting using Perma-White Mold & bleach formula cleans and Mildew-Proof Interior Paint. It’s removes tough stains from walls, guaranteed to prevent the growth ceilings and other surfaces. Use it of mold and mildew for five years. around sinks, baths and shower For more helpful mold and mildew stalls during your weekly cleaning solutions, visit www.zinsser.com.