How can I permanently remove mildew in my very small shower?

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How can I permanently remove mildew in my very small shower?

Asked by Ana Maull

I want to keep it from ever coming back.

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Mark Daniels's picture

Here's what I'd do:

  • remove all old caulk,
  • let shower dry for several days,
  • clean with a bleach like substitute and let sit overnight,
  • seal the grout with melted beeswax or caulk
  • and that should do it.

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