To remove a mildew smell in fabric from a specific area of fabric, make a thick paste with lemon juice and salt, rub the paste over the affected area, and then dry the area under direct sunlight. Repeat until the mildew ... More » Home & Garden Cleaning Smell Removal

To clean mildew stains from fabric, begin by brushing off any mold or mildew on the item. Most mildew stains come out after moistening the stain and washing the item using laundry soap and water. Tougher stains may requi... More » Home & Garden Cleaning Laundry

Mildew odors can be removed from clothing by machine washing the garments with vinegar in place of regular laundry detergent. Mildew odors can also be eliminated by machine washing clothes with regular laundry detergent ... More » Home & Garden Furniture
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Get rid of mildew smells by removing moisture, cleaning the area well and deodorizing the air. Fresh air and sunlight help to dry items out and kill mildew, and they also help to make the area smell clean again. More » Home & Garden Cleaning Smell Removal