Mildew is a type of mold. It is a living organism, and it grows in places that are damp, humid and warm. Forgetting a wet shirt in the bottom of our beach bag can cause mildew, but during warm, humid weather, so can leaving dry clothes in a laundry basket for too long. To get rid of mildew on color-fast clothing, follow these instructions.
Banish mold from bathroom tile, walls, or the ceiling with this one-two cleaning punch: Wipe distilled white vinegar onto the mold with a sponge. Wait 15 minutes and repeat, letting the vinegar work its magic overnight. The following day, sponge hydrogen peroxide onto the affected area to eliminate any traces of the stain and to prevent the mold from returning.