Mildew from Hell

Bathroom walls. Mildew recurs no matter how much I clean. Tried bleach. Tried mildewcide paint additive. Is replacing drywall the only practical solution?
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On Sun, 06 Jun 2004 22:23:45 -0700, Father Haskell

Mildew blooms only in moist environments. Its very important that the damp air in the bathroom is vented properly to get rid of the humidity. If the bathroom is the only location with the mildew problem then you may have a good chance venting will solve your problem. If the air in your general evironment is humid then it may be hard to reduce the humidity and therefore the mildew in your bathroom.
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Well you didnt use bleach often enough, and ventilate.
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Father Haskell wrote:

Your first step should always be to reduce the moisture - humidity.
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Father Haskell wrote:

Is mildew all over, just in shower/tub enclosure? All year, or just winter or summer? It can be peculiar. Can also come through the drywall if there is a roof leak. A friend of mine, who used to keep her bathroom window open a bare 1/2", had a moldy spot on her bathroom wall - AC vent was directed at that spot and caused constant condensation from the warm, humid air coming in through the window.
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NorMinn wrote:

2nd floor bathroom. 1st floor bath has identical humidity levels, if not actually worse during upstairs reconstruction, yet walls are pristine. Neither room is ventilated. Very odd.
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