We seen countless articles and paint companies telling us how anti mould paint solves mouldy wall and ceiling.
Truth it, it doesn’t work that way. Anti mould paint prevents mould. It do not stop existing mould growth.
Applying anti mould paint over existing mould will not stop it from growing. I repeat. It is not as easy as applying anti mould paint over existing mould.
In fact, mould will grow even faster with anti mould paint or any sort of paint that is directly painted over it.
So, if anti mould paint do not work, what should you do to your mouldy wall and ceiling? Read on.
To eliminate mould, there is a 3 step process that you need to do to get rid of mould.
There are multiple articles that talks about using vinegar, bleach and detergent to get rid of it. These are all temporary solutions and should only be applied over metal surfaces that can be cleaned over and over again.
Applying all these solution over wall and ceiling, which are generally painted with emulsion paint will not only not stop the mould from growing it damages your paint and creates white chalky substance that will make your walls look even worse.
Lets look into the 3 step process.
- Apply a mould killer like selley mould removal that is a mixture that kills the root of the mould thus totally eliminating the growth of it. Use a clean cloth to repeatedly wipe of the residue of the mould until it is 100% cleaned and clear of moulds.
- Apply 1 coat of solvent based sealer over the walls or ceiling after drying.
- Finally use a water resistant paint or mould resistant paint instead of a standard interior paint to paint over the wall or ceiling.
Above are the 3 steps that is absolutely required to eliminate moulds from your home or office space.
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