Ammonia does kill mold on nonporous surfaces like glass. However, it will not kill mold that has accumulated on surfaces that are porous and absorb liquids. Wood and drywall are two common materials that may contain mold and on which ammonia is not effective.Continue Reading
To treat mold growth, mix equal parts of water and ammonia. Pour the mixture into a spray bottle and spray it on the mold. Let the mixture sit undisturbed for a few hours and then wipe the area down with a wet rag.
Ammonia is toxic and becomes even more toxic if mixed with bleach. It is safer to use borax to kill mold, because it is does not emit fumes and is not toxic unless swallowed.Learn more about Cleaning Products
Dishwashing detergent or ammonia can get rid of chocolate stains on washable fabrics such as cotton, nylon or spandex. Flushing the stain with club soda also helps to get a chocolate stain off of clothing, but usually soap or other cleaner is also necessary.Full Answer >
Some common uses for ammonia as a cleaning product include cleaning an electric oven, removing bathtub soap scum, cleaning bathroom tiles and cleaning crystal. Ammonia can also help keep moths out of the home.Full Answer >
Window cleaners, floor wax and smelling salts are a few of the products that contain ammonia. While some manufacturers disclose ammonia on the label, others hide its presence in the product as a part of a trade secret. Ammonia's sharp, pungent odor is easy to detect upon opening the products.Full Answer >
Household items that contain nitrogen include ammonia, indoor plant soil, food items, detergents, fertilizers for gardening and toothpaste. Nitrogen is also abundant in the air on Earth and makes up 78.1 percent of the air by volume on the planet.Full Answer >