Mould.........on omnistore sun awning

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  1. beachcaster

    beachcaster Read Only Funster

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    The omnistore wind out awning on the Auto trail has a lot of little spots of mould on it that were not there last time out.
    its was wound away for the wet winter.and now its out here at the lovely CC site in sunny Grafham I have just noticed the patches/spots.

    What is the best way to treat/clean this mould.......

    thanks

    barry
     
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    The best way to treat it is with Fresh air and sunlight.

    ........Ultra-Violet kills a lot of things. Griff:thumb:
     
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    We used This to clean the crud from our awning when if got manky. Works a treat on the ceiling and walls of a van as it won't soak in and lifts any crud out. Result
     
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    Get it nice and wet with your chosen detergent (nothing with bleach) and then roll it up for a while so it get s a good soak, open it up again and it should scrub up nicley:thumb:
     
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    Jim is quite right ref Bleach to clean it BUT
    the spores will need to be disinfected to prevent re growth.

    When the surface is as clean as you can get it, and still wet, it reqs a 15 -20 min soak in a mild bleach solution, such as 1/4 cup to a gallon of water and after soaking it requires a good and thorough rinse and quickly drying with rags and then allowed to air dry before storing.

    If you don't disinfect you can look forward to a regular and ever growing problem
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    Yes Jim and before anyone else says it
    I perfected this method on my white fivers in me wallet
     
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    thanks to all for all the replies..............hope this hosepipe ban ceases soon......it might make the job quicker..........

    but I should think a bucket and some hard work should sort it out.

    Barry:Smile:
     
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