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Mould around window frame

Postby NickynDebz » Sun Mar 15, 2009 8:04 pm

:? I am about to move into a new bungalow, but have a query about the sealant around my window frame. There is mould growing on the sealant, and I have the sealant itself, but do I need to take the mouldy sealant off or do I leave it on and put the new stuff on over the top?[size=18][/size]
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Postby stoneyboy » Mon Mar 16, 2009 9:39 pm

If there is space to add more sealant, treat the existing with neat chlorine, wash and dry, apply another layer on top.
Or, cut out a wedge of the existing sealant to remove the mouldy bits and apply fresh sealant.
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Postby rosebery » Mon Mar 16, 2009 9:53 pm

New won't stick to old and it certainly won't stick to mould.

Take it all off and reseal.

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