Thursday, 9 June 2016

How To Get Rid Of Mold And Mildew On The Walls

How to get rid of mold and mildew on the walls.

How To Get Rid Of Mold And Mildew On The Walls
How To Get Rid Of Mold And Mildew On The Walls

If the walls thoroughly "settled" mold, at a certain point it can become not just a cosmetic drawback of the apartment or house. Spores of the fungus is a serious problem. The presence of spores in the air most often is the cause of allergies, respiratory diseases, and sometimes cancer. Therefore, to solve the problem should be on the root.

You will need

- respiratory mask;
- rubber gloves;
- spatula;
- antiseptic solution;
- primer;
- waterproofing composition.


1)Mold or fungal damage is the result of inadequate ventilation and high humidity in the room. Most often mold is formed in corners, behind furniture, under, behind Wallpaper, under ceiling, if there is insufficient bulkhead hermetically sealed seam or frequently flooded neighbors from above, etc.

2)To get rid of the fungus or too damaged part is possible only with the help of a specialist. Probably will need the help of a high-rise fitter. For example, if you have a leaky flat/leaking adjacent balcony slab. In this case black mold can be found in such apartment, and the room on the floor below – on the ceiling under your balcony.  The joints from outside, the builders need to patch a cement-sandy solution, treated with a sealant. Then allow it to dry out and warm up from the inside corner.And only then can proceed to the removal of mold in the inner side walls.

3)If the fungus did not have time to penetrate deeply into the wall, it can be eliminated in several stages. Remove all the old Wallpaper from the wall, the plaster and paint from the affected areas of the surface.

4)When you completely remove the stains from the walls, treat the areas with an antiseptic solution. In this process it is necessary not only to the affected areas, it is necessary to go antiseptic across the wall. Before you buy tools consult specialist types of fungi quite a lot, and for each there is a special antiseptic.

5)On top of antiseptic, after it dries, cover the wall with antiseptic soil – it will return the strength of the surface. Then apply a waterproofing composition. Wait until wall becomes dry. Now it is possible to paint or Wallpaper.

6)For several weeks follow the wall surface, which was exposed to the fungus. Even if there is a slightest sign of mold than fight with it by all available means. It may be because of several other reasons like if seam has been sealed so tightly, freezing or additional insulation. Remove all the mold and treat it with antiseptic solution.

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