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
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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