Mildew / mold


What is the best way of getting rid of Mildew or mold??
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Depends what's causing it. If it's simply condensation then you need more ventilation and air circulation. Or perhaps invest in a dehumidifier or a dri-master.
Otherwise, if its raining in or you have a leak this needs to be fixed.
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I recently (6 months ago) put in an extractor fan but its there if not worse
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Have you ruled out a leak or raining in ? - what room is it ? - if it's ground level are the wall cavities perhaps blocked ?
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It's in the bath room on the first floor and now it seems to be comming into the bedroom next door
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OK, so it's unlikely to be a cavity problem. Could it be a minor leak, say from a joint or radiator ? could it be raining in, you don't say if it is on an outside wall or not ?
Is the bathroom to bedroom wall a cavity wall or not ?
Alternatively, if this is condensation. Condensation will go to the coldest place it can, would you say that the bathroom and the wall in question is the coldest place ?
Not easy without seeing it, remember that mildew is a fungus like a plant it will grow back until not only the problem is cured but also the mildew is gotten rid of. This might even mean re-plastering to be sure. But don't do this unless necessary and until you are sure the cause is fixed.
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