Mold on the walls often makes the walls dirty, often makes the expiration date unpleasant and unsightly, besides that it can damage the walls to make them more brittle. As is well known, fungi will produce spores that can cause health problems if inhaled.
Mold can trigger an allergic reaction if inhaled or in contact with the skin, so if your moldy wall problem is very severe, it is better for you to contact a professional to handle it. Mold on the wall or moss will grow on the surface of the wall if the wall is always running water or is often wet. For this reason, to prevent the growth of moss or fungus on the surface of the wall, always make sure the surface of the wall is not often seeped by water.
Fungi grow from spores that spread through the air. Mushrooms usually grow in moist, warm, watery environments and do not have good air circulation. Therefore, the bathroom is prone to mold.
Mold growth on walls is often triggered by damp conditions and a lack of ventilation, but it can also be caused by water seepage—either groundwater, rainwater, or leaking pipes. AC that is not installed properly also has the potential to cause mold due to water droplets.
Moss and fungi that grow indoors are usually black, ash powder or brownish. Moss quickly spreads to a larger area if not treated immediately. Now before the growth of moss and fungus expands, you can use several steps and ways to clean it, some of the ways you can try are as follows:
Before cleaning mold or mildew you should use equipment or clothing that protects you such as gloves and a nasal cover mask (fungal spores are dangerous if inhaled).
- If the surface of the wall is covered with mildew and mildew, be sure to spray it first with a fungicide that you can buy at a farm store. Leave it after 2 days.
- Next, make a solution of the carbolic acid mixture and water—usually with a dose of 1 carbolic acid and 3 water pieces. If carbolic acid is not available, you can use a detergent that contains fabric-lightening active ingredients.
- Spray or sprinkle the solution on the moldy area.
- Scrub the moldy pieces using a stiff bristle brush or a slightly tough fibrous cloth or you can also use sandpaper.
- Rinse thoroughly then dry.
- After dry you can do it again repaint.
- To prevent the growth of mold and mildew on your walls, make sure to repair leaky tiles or repair water sources that can cause the walls to get wet, humid and make sure the air circulation is good.