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    Default Mould?

    Sorry I might be in the wrong section..

    Anyway, in our living room one wall and across the roof is constantly mouldy it looks like it's beginning to damage the paint. I have two questions.

    Firstly, what can I do about it? I try to air the house with the door open but it's winter and I can only do this at night after I get home. I run a dehumidifier in the living room every second night (every other it goes in the bathroom). I try to spray and remove it with mould remover but it just keeps coming back in this spot. Any suggestions?

    Secondly, I'm in a rental, I'm going to have to contact my agent about it. Will I get changed to fix it? I really can't afford that and I'm trying my best to fix it?

    Just beside the mould is a huge water stain/bubble in the paint from water, it was here before we moved in. i don't know what its from but it doesn't appear to be wet anymore. could this be related ?

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    You need to kill the spores, not just remove the mould. Oil of cloves is meant to do this. Not even bleach kills mould spores.

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    Contact your property manager asap. Sounds like there is a leak in the roof and it needs to be looked at.

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    Oil of cloves in water and spray it, it kills and retards the growth for 3 months.

    We have mould in our place too, it's horrid. My dehumidifier runs every day but it seems to be doing the job.

    Good luck, but u should look into why you have the damp issue.

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    If there is a leak which sounds like there is or has been, the owner should have insurance which will repair the damage.


 

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