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Argh, lovely S’well water bottle has mould at bottom?!

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Starfish83 Fri 22-May-20 08:45:42

Just that, really! How can I get rid of it please? It’s only ever had water in it but I can see the little black specks at the bottom and can’t reach them due to the narrow neck of the bottle... Thank you in advance x

SoupDragon Fri 22-May-20 08:47:58

Have you got a bottle brush? I have one with a foam bit at the end that cleans the bottom of bottles really well.

SomeHalfHumanCreatureThing Fri 22-May-20 08:48:02

Half fill with Milton solution and shake really well, rinse, then leave in Milton.

It's a good idea to soak all water bottles like this in Milton occasionally to keep them clean.

Tableclothing Fri 22-May-20 08:48:26

Use a bottle brush?

Prokupatuscrakedatus Fri 22-May-20 17:34:51

Baking soda worked for my bottles and really hot water.

Auldspinster Sat 23-May-20 14:19:11

I use denture tablets in mine.

JumpingAtJackdaws Sat 23-May-20 14:28:55

Yes, I use Milton too on anything like that: water bottles, flasks etc.

Starfish83 Sat 23-May-20 15:03:20

Ah, thanks so much for all the great ideas!

mrsbyers Sat 23-May-20 16:02:45

Use some rice in it and give a good shake along with soapy water

Minesateaorthree Sun 24-May-20 09:08:25

I struggled to find a long enough bottle brush with a narrow enough handle to get right down onto the bottom of the bottle. I now use the handle of a wooden spoon wrapped in a dishcloth with hot soapy water, and always try and ensure the bottle is completely dry inside before adding the lid. Hth

Scruffyoak Sun 24-May-20 10:24:09

I do ours in milton works well

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