Good places to check for mold are under sinks, in your basement and just anywhere that may have retained moisture at some point. If you find it, you can easily remove it with regular vinegar.
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Remove old paint from metal: A long, hot, sudsy soak in a crockpot with water and a bit of liquid detergent to break the paint bond. More often than not, you can slide all the cooked paint layers off with your fingers. A scrubbing with a nylon brush removes the stubborn bits. A beeswax furniture polish after stripping, or a nonabrasive polish like Flitz or Maas can restore the sheen to solid brass or thickly plated hardware.