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Old 06-19-2013, 02:15 AM   #1
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I just removed some solid vinyl WC from wall and we found mold/mildew stains on surface. We removed drywall and found mold inside. After killing/cleaning mold in wall is there a good product to maybe paint inside wall to inhibit this from happening again? Thanks.
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The vinyl paper was holding in moisture causing mold growth. If you no longer have the paper, you should no longer have a problem
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I agree with Chris. Just make sure you do not have a slow plumbing leak or pipe or duct condensation issue you need to address before sealing the wall back up again.
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Problem is that a solid vinyl WC is going back up. Can we do anything as far as primers to stop it from happening again? Thanks.
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Forgot to mention, no plumbing in that area but it is an outside wall underneath a window.
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As far as I know, there is no primer that will prevent mildew. You are going to have to solve the moisture problem somehow.
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Check the flashing for that window!
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