How to Get Rid of Mould in the Shower

18th September 2017

When a lot of people ask about ‘How to get rid of mould in the shower’, they assume that it requires replacing the grout and silicon around the shower area, this is not the case. If you’re growing stressed at the level of mould building up in your shower, then fear not. There is good news! We believe that the shower is actually the easiest place to remove mould.

This is because the materials used in bathrooms, particularly around the shower are hard durable surfaces such as tiles, silicon and grout that can withstand chemicals that aren’t used elsewhere in the home.

You have two options at your disposal:


Here’s How to Get Rid of Mould in the Shower With a Homemade Solution

Ingredients to add to a bowl:

  • A teaspoon of liquid soap.
  • A cup of baking soda.
  • Water until you have a thick paste.
  • 1 part bleach.
  • 2 parts water.



  • At this point, you should take considerable care as you will now be handling a corrosive chemical that can cause serious irritation to the skin. So pop on a pair of rubber gloves!
  • Carefully transfer the solution to a spray bottle.
  • Spray the affected area and scrub vigorously and leave for around 20 minutes, repeat this step until you can no longer see the mould stains.


The Paid for Solutions to Get Rid of Mould in the Shower

The mould removing sprays linked below are tried and tested options which work fantastically well for bathrooms and only require you to spray from 30cm and leave for one hour before you can start to see results. If you don’t like getting down on your hands and knees and working up a sweat with scrubbing then this is the option for you!


Before Astonish mould remover applied to areas.

Before Mould Spray.

After Astonish mould remover applied to areas.

After Mould Spray.











Final Say

With either of the above options, you will see excellent results with little effort.

If you enjoyed this article, here are two very strongly related articles. One on how to get rid of mould on walls with bleach. One on how to use mould spray effectively on walls (not specific to the bathroom).


How to Get Rid of Mould on Walls with Bleach

How to Get Rid of Mould on Walls with Mould Spray


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