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Old 01-24-2010, 06:49 PM   #1
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What is the fastest and easiest way to remove mildew from concrete block walls? I have this problem in my basement and I need it gone as fast as possible. Thanks!!!

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Old 01-24-2010, 07:56 PM   #2
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50/50 mix of bleach and water.

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10% bleach / 90% water. Spray it on. Use a scrub brush, then rinse and dry. Never exceed 10% bleach. You create a lot of nasty chlorine compound gases that you don't want to breathing. 10% Bleach is all that's necessary anyway to be totally effective.
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I'm with "Maintenance 6" on this mixture. Please wear some type of safety glasses and gloves. Not only does a 10% mixture burn the eyes, but can cause damage. Even at a 10% mix chlorine/water will/can be absorbed through the skin and get into the blood system, if exposed enough. David
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Sorry, I goofed on this one. I do recall now that 10% bleach is all that is needed.
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