Last Updated: September 23, 2022

The 8 Best Mold and Mildew Removers to Get the Job Done.

WRITTEN BY Grove Collaborative • 15 min read

Mold and mildew can be dangerous for some people if they're lingering in your home. You'll always want to make sure to knock it out with the top cleaners and cleaning methods. Mold that sticks around can be brutal to some people's health, causing allergic reactions, including watery eyes, runny noses, sneezing, itching, headache, difficulty breathing, and more. We've tried to make things a little easier for those who are just starting to tackle mold or mildew for their first times with a list of the 8 Best Mold and Mildew Removers from popular brands like Mrs. Meyer's, method, and even our own Grove Co..

If you're looking for more bathroom-cleaning help, we've got you covered. Check out some of our other great go-to lists for getting your bathroom it's cleanest:


This list of products was determined by ratings and reviews from Grove members.


1. Grove Co. Tub & Tile Cleaner Concentrate

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This Grove Co. Tub & Tile Cleaner Concentrate is proven to remove 4x more soap scum than other natural brands.* Crafted to be sustainably powerful for a healthy home and planet.

This cleaner concentrate’s biodegradable formula is made with 100% plant-based ingredients — no parabens, phthalates, phosphates, formaldehyde, synthetic dyes, ammonia, …

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2 Count
$6.99
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2. method Daily Shower Spray

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Soap scum doesn’t stand a chance with this method Daily Shower Spray. This shower spray uses plant-based cleaning power to dissolve and prevent soap scum on showers, tile, fixtures, glass, and tubs. Plus, even the laziest of us can agree, this shower spray in a biodegradable formula is an effortless way to keep your shower clean in between big …

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28 Oz
$3.99
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3. Mrs. Meyer's Tub & Tile Cleaner

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As the saying goes, a clean home is a happy home. Go the extra mile on your bathroom tile with Mrs. Meyer’s tub and tile cleaner. This powerful cleaner is great to use on most bathroom surfaces, including shower doors, floor tile, countertops, sinks, and tubs, but keep in mind it’s not safe to use on natural marble, brass, or wood. This US-based …

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33 Oz
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4. Grove Co. Tub Handler + Deep Cleaner

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Tub scrubbing is multifaceted work: wiping surfaces, scrubbing grout, lifting stains, polishing fixtures. Enter our replaceable brush heads for our Tub Handler, designed to tackle each part of bathtub scouring. For cleaning grout and tough stains, turn to this Deep Cleaner, a bristle brush made from recycled plastic.

For wiping surfaces and …
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1 x Tub Handle, 1 x Deep Cleaner Head
$11.99
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5. Mrs. Meyer's Probiotic Daily Shower Spray Cleaner

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Mrs. Meyers Probiotic Daily Shower Cleaner is a probiotic shower cleaning spray that tackles soap scum and leaves your shower sparkling and smelling like the floral, herbal, garden-inspired scent of Lavender. Your new partners in hardworking home cleaning are probiotic micro-helpers that provide added ‘oomph’ to fight buildups and continue to take …
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16 oz
$6.79
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6. method Tub & Tile Spray

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Put the days of dreading to clean your tub and shower tiles behind you with help from this method Tub & Tile Spray. Thoughtfully chosen ingredients blast through soap scum, mold, and mildew without the back-breaking labor you may have been used to before previously switching products. This bathroom tub and tile cleaner is made without triclosan and …

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28 Oz
$4.99
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7. Seventh Generation Tub & Tile Cleaner

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Whether your bathtub doubles as your reading nook or a splash zone for your kids, keeping it clean means you (and your household) can feel your cleanest when washing up. That’s where this Seventh Generation Tub & Tile Cleaner comes in. This bathroom and bathtub cleaner is both dye-free and chlorine bleach–free — plus, it’s scented with essential …

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26 oz
$5.49
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8. Aunt Fannie's Cleaning Bundle - Baking Soda + Multi-Purpose Cleaning Vinegar

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Use this ultimate DIY bundle to naturally tackle a variety of cleaning tasks.

This set includes:
  • Arm & Hammer Pure Baking Soda
  • Multi-Purpose Cleaning Vinegar

    Vinegar and baking soda are the ultimate cleaning team. Use for a variety of everyday cleaning tasks around the home.

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    1 x Multi-Purpose Cleaning Vinegar, 1 x Baking Soda
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    FAQs

    What is the best mold and mildew remover?

    Although we can't claim what the very best mold and mildew cleaner is, we can give you some of our top products for removing mold and mildew in your home. Our list features eight great choices, and any of them would be a great pick. If you're new to cleaning up and preventing mold, you could grab a few and try them out before you land on using just one for your normal cleaning routine. Many times trying different products is how we find our very favorite that get the job done for us.

    If you're in need of help getting new cleaning projects started, check out our guide, From A to Z: How to clean everything in your house — naturally. If you're not already familiar with some ways to clean up, you'll most likely be pleasantly surprised how easy it is to keep everything clean and tidy.


    How do you get rid of mold and mildew permanently?

    Mold is never permanently gone. You can clean it up and make sure it's gone, but if that area stays wet or has a lot of moisture still, chances are it'll come back again and again unless you really keep up with your cleaning routine. What's even crazier is that mold can dry out and continue to live on, too. Dry mold can even live for years unless you tend to it and make sure to take care of the problem. The best way to avoid mold altogether in your home is to have a regular cleaning routine. Here are some other tips that can also help:

    • Keep humidity levels in your home down to 50% or less all day (and night) long
    • Make sure your home's roof, walls, and plumping doesn't have any leaks
    • Make sure the air in your home flows freely so every room can properly air out
    • You can add mold inhibitors to paints before repainting your home

    Is bleach or vinegar better to kill mold?

    We highly recommend going with a vinegar and baking soda mix if you're only thinking about trying either bleach or vinegar. We never recommend using any type of harsh chemicals in your home as these types of products are harmful to you, your household members, and the environment, too. Ditch the bleach and opt for a vinegar-based cleaner like one from Aunt Fannie's. You can also pick any of our tub and tole cleaners or other useful, eco-friendly cleaners from our list of the best mold and mildew removers.

    Keep in mind bleach is a harmful chemical that shouldn't be used to clean your bathroom, but also shouldn't be used for other tasks around your home either. If you're using bleach with your laundry still, check out our article, The 5 Best Bleach Alternatives and Color-safe Bleach Products.


    What is Grove Collaborative?

    At Grove, we take the guesswork out of which products are good for you and your home. Every product meets strict standards for being nontoxic, effective, sustainable, and cruelty-free. Once you find products you love, we ship to your home on a flexible, monthly schedule.


    If you're ready to make the transition to natural cleaning, beauty, and household products, shop Grove Collaborative's natural products for the eco-friendly tools to tackle the job.

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