Mold and Mildew

Learn how remove mold and mildew from your home and prevent it from coming back.

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Why Is There Mold on My Houseplant Soil and How Do I Fix It?

White, fuzzy growths can appear at the base of your plant seemingly overnight. Salvage your houseplant and prevent moldy soil in the future.

What to Know About Cleaning Mold With Vinegar

Learn why white vinegar removes mold better than bleach.


8 Best Mold and Mildew Removers of 2022

Mold and mildew can grow almost anywhere, from fabric to concrete. These are the best mold-eliminating products for almost every...


Mold Testing: How to Test for Mold for the Home

Mold is everywhere but you never want to see it in your house. There are some things you can do...


How to Get Rid of Mold on Bathroom Walls

Bathroom mold is an unsightly and unhealthy problem that should be addressed as soon as you spot it. For mold...

What is Black Mold?

Black mold is actually a bit of a misnomer. Though black mold is thought to be more dangerous than other...


We Tried This Ryobi Pressure Washer and Our Patio Has Never Looked So Clean

This all-new Ryobi Electric Pressure Washer will spray away dirt and grime from almost any outdoor surface, and leave your...

We Tried This Innovative Brush That Makes Cleaning Vinyl Siding a Breeze

Looking for an eco-friendly way to clean your vinyl siding? Give the American-made Siding Brush a try.


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Give Your Bathroom a New Look with Family Handyman Approved Aura Bath & Spa Paint

Remodels can be costly and become drawn out. But if you're looking for a quick way to breath new life...


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What’s the Difference Between Mold and Mildew?

Mold and mildew may seem the same, but they have a few surprising differences. Here's how to get rid of...


How To Clean a Bathroom Exhaust Fan

Here’s the plan — don’t neglect the fan.

How to Clean a Toilet in 5 Steps

Kill 99.9 percent of bacteria and viruses weekly with this cleaning method.


The Easiest Way to Wash Bath Mats

You probably aren't cleaning your bath mats often enough. Here's why you should, and how to do it.


10 Things To Look for When Buying a Used Boat

A used boat can save you thousands, compared to the cost of a new boat. But, as with a used...


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10 Things You Should Never Touch in Your House

Sometimes a DIYer has to know their limits.


10 Home Projects You Should Always Hire a Pro For

For all but the most advanced DIYers, there are some home improvement projects that just aren't worth the money, time...

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Best Mold and Mildew Resistant Paints

Moisture creates a breeding ground for unhealthy mold and mildew. Here are the best mold- and mildew-resistant paints to use...


How to Get Rid of Mildew Smell in Bathroom

Consider using essential oils to get rid of mildew in the bathroom.


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4 Ways You Are Encouraging Winter Mold Growth In Your Home

Did you know that your winterization efforts can unintentionally cause mold growth? Here's what you need to know to keep...


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10 Common Molds Found in the Home

If you've got mold, determine what type of mold it is and then you can make a plan to get...


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What to Know About Chaetomium Mold

Mold is important in nature, but shouldn't be tolerated indoors. Molds like Chaetomium can cause serious health problems. Here's how...


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What to Know About Acremonium Mold

Got mold in your house? It may be the species Acremonium. Read on to learn what this mold is, where...


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What to Know About Mucor Mold

Learn what this common and dangerous type of mold looks like, and how to deal with it once and for...


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What to Know About Fusarium Mold

Got mold growing in your house? It could be Fusarium, but don't panic. Learn more about the kind of mold...

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What to Know About Rhizopus Stolonifer (Black Bread) Mold

Black bread mold doesn't just grow on bread. Learn all about this widespread type of mold and how to get...


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What to Know About Trichoderma Mold

Molds provide a valuable service in the natural world, but things change indoors. Learn about Trichoderma mold and how to...


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What to Know About Cladosporium Mold

Household mold is a common problem, and Cladosporium mold is one of the most widespread varieties. Learn about Cladosporium and...


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What to Know About Penicillium Mold

Some molds are beneficial, others are dangerous, and some are both. Learn about Penicillium mold, its many helpful abilities plus...


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What to Know About Alternaria Mold

Got mold in your home? It might be Alternaria, which can cause serious respiratory issues. Learn about Alternaria mold and...


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What to Know About Aspergillus Mold

Indoor mold is a sign of too much moisture in your home. Learn about a dangerous mold genus called Aspergillus...