A window question for the kind folks here:
I have aluminum picture windows that were installed around 1982.
Moisture builds up on them when it's cold out, and black mold appears
on the caulking on the bottom edge and lower sides, where moisture ends
up thanks to gravity.
I removed some caulk and replaced it, but it's moldy again. On the web
I've found ways to remove black mold, but is there a substance
that I could put on the caulk to slow the buildup? The house is well-sealed
and so moisture builds up easily inside.
Any other anti-black mold/moisture tips would be helpful. Thanks.
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On Sun, 09 Apr 2006 19:02:30 GMT, Charles Martin in Seattle
I had the same problem, I found that most products that are 'mild
resistant' are only so resistant.
So, address the by trying to remove the moisture, or minimize the
amount that collects. I installed a timer for bathroom fans, so we
would use them more often. Also have a dehumidifier in the basement
to keep the most humid space 50% or less.
By taking the steps to reduce mosure, regular lysol on a clean rag
does wonders cleaning up any mildew, and preventing growth for a
tom @ www.Consolidated-Loans.info
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