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Old 07-02-2010, 09:33 PM   #1
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I have a rental property that has plaster walls (old style house) behind the paneling. Evidently the plaster is sweating....as there are mold spots on the wall. Is there a way to remedy this without removing all the paneling and the plaster?

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Dehumidifier?

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Old 07-03-2010, 10:20 AM   #3
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you really need to fix the source of the sweating. if you have water in a structure you should really fix the source of the water first before you hide it with a cosmetic fix.
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I have a rental property that has plaster walls (old style house) behind the paneling. Evidently the plaster is sweating....as there are mold spots on the wall. Is there a way to remedy this without removing all the paneling and the plaster?
Where are you?
How much humidity is there that it's condensing on a plaster wall behind paneling? How do you know it's behind the paneling?
If moisture is trapped behind a substrate, that substrate needs to be removed and mold remediation needs to take place.
As bbo stated, the moisture issue needs to be addressed.
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