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glauster

10:23AM | 08/25/06
Member Since: 11/15/05
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When moldicide is added to paint (or primer), is the use of this moldicide to kill the mold that is already growing on the (interior) wall or is it to stop mold from establishing itself on the wall?

5slb6

06:39PM | 08/26/06
Member Since: 07/28/02
1356 lifetime posts
If there is mold or mildew on the surface it needs to be removed before painting. The additive is for growth of mildew on the surface of the paint.

To remove mold/mildew wash the surface with a solution of 3 quarts water, 1 quart bleach and 2oz. of a liquid non ammoiniated detergent. Apply this to the surface and allow to remain wet for at least 15 minutes and rinse with clear water.
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