Mildew Remover for Fabric

mildew on fabric

Whether you have mildew on a shower curtain, outdoor furniture or a carpet, mildew remover for fabric will take away the unsightly stain and eliminate the foul odor.

Commercial Products

There are many commercial products made for removing mildew from fabric. Some of these products are made to work on specific types of fabric while others are manufactured to remove mildew from a multitude of different kinds of material.Before using any type of homemade or commercial mildew remover, always apply the product to a small hidden area as a test area to make sure the product does not damage the material.

Armada® MightyBrite® Non-Toxic Mildew Stain Remover

Sold as a powder, a sixteen ounce container of Armada® MightyBrite® Non-Toxic Mildew Stain Remover makes up tp four gallons of the powerful cleaning solution. Mighty Brite removes mildew and other organic stains chemically and works more effectively than chlorine bleach. This mildew cleaner also:

  • Brightens all colors and fabrics
  • Will not cause fabric to discolor or fade with repeated use
  • Is a disinfectant on mold, mildew and other fungi

Armada® MightyBrite® Non-Toxic Mildew Stain Remover is safe to use on:

  • Curtains
  • Flags
  • Banners
  • Awnings
  • Cushions
  • Canvas
  • Sail cloth
  • Rope
  • Umbrellas
  • Throw rugs

Iosso Mold and Mildew Cleaner

Safe for color and fabric, Iosso Mold and Mildew Cleaner removes ugly mildew and mold stains, along with many other hard to remove stains such as:

  • Bird dropping
  • Tree sap
  • Grease and oil
  • Blood

This mildew cleaner is recommenced for use on:

  • Canvas
  • Awnings
  • Carpeting
  • Tents
  • Boat covers
  • Cushions
  • Umbrellas

3M Marine Mildew Stain Remover

Although this product is made for marine use, it can also be used to remove mildew from surfaces that are not boat related. 3M Marine Mildew Stain Remover is simple to use. You simply spray it on the mildewed surface, allow it to penetrate the area and wipe it off. 3M Marine Mildew Stain Remover is effective on:

  • Canvas
  • Sail fabric
  • Carpeting
  • Upholstery
  • Seat cushions
  • Life jackets
  • Patio furniture

Homemade Solutions

Beyond commercial products,there are also many different types of homemade solutions that are very effective at removing mildew. A large number of people prefer not to use mildew removers that are store bought. They prefer to mix their own cleaning products at home.There are many different homemade recipes for mildew removal that use one or more common household products. The following are the steps of a popular homemade method to remove mildew from white fabric:

  • Brush any loose mildew from the fabric outside your house
  • Soak in a solution of ½ white vinegar and ½ water
  • Allow the material to air dry
  • Repeat as often a needed until the mildew is completely removed

Several additional homemade remedies for removing mildew from fabrics are found at The Dollar Stretcherand DIY Life

Extending Fabric Life

Whether you choose a homemade remedy or a commercial mildew remover for fabric, cleaning the mildew stain and odor gives your fabric renewed life.

Mildew Remover for Fabric