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Hydrogen peroxide is used as a bleaching agent and an oxidizer. It is often found in toothpaste formulas. A solution is also used as a disinfectant in wound care even though some medical experts warn against this. Hydrog... More »

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Some home remedies for removing mold include using vinegar, tea tree oil and chlorine bleach. For small areas and light mold growth, scrubbing with soap and water is enough to remove it. More »

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Hydrogen peroxide is widely used as a DIY treatment to kill mold. It's a strong oxidizer and is listed as a popular mold treatment by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. It's not known which, if any, sp... More »

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White spirit is a very potent cleansing agent. It is a prized solution for its versatility and effectiveness. The substance is so strong, it can even be used as a solvent to erase mistakes while painting or dissolve gum ... More »

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