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SummerJob04

09:26AM | 05/25/04
Member Since: 05/24/04
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The house is 20-25 years old & has through the years developed many leaks in the roof that have eventually produced leaks inside the house. Now mold & mildew have began to form on the ceiling inside the house in various areas. I have removed all the old popcorn ceiling & now my question is, On the areas of drywall that are showing mold & mildew what would be the best solution to getting rid of it?? Do I need to cut out those areas that are contaminated & replace with new drywall Or will a KILZ application cure the problem & discontinue the mold to spread?? I have soaked some of the areas with a clorox bleach spay solution, & it seems to have maybe helped but with numerous future applications.

5slb6

02:29AM | 05/27/04
Member Since: 07/28/02
1356 lifetime posts
The only way to get rid of the mildew at this point is to remove and replace the drywall as it is on the back side as well as the front and will continue to grow and come through the paint.

A common misconception is that KILZ will kill mildew, it will not!
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