DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum

DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum (
-   Concrete, Stone & Masonry (
-   -   How to remove mold/mildew from brick (

MLMIB 03-02-2012 02:53 PM

How to remove mold/mildew from brick
Moved into a house where on the north side there is some mold/mildew that grew on the siding as I guess also on the brick. I know how to wash the siding but how do I wash the brick? I just want it to not be green/mildew-ey, but I want to be safe.


oh'mike 03-02-2012 06:31 PM

Hot soapy water with some bleach---bleach will kill the moss and any mildew---might take a couple of tries--

Use a scrub brush--

Don't be tempted to use a power washer---The mortar could get blasted loose---Mike---

joecaption 03-02-2012 06:39 PM

I use the outdoor Clorox in a pump sprayer, let it sit 1/2 hour then pressure wash it. Just do not get up close and use a fan spray nozzle not a fine point.
Keep it moving, do not stay in one spot.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:27 PM.

User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2016 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1