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Urgent help! Fungus?

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saskdilemma Fri 27-May-16 15:20:55

I've just went into my nephews bathroom and he's got this on the shower bottom. His parents ( who are foreign) doesn't think it's a big problem. He always has a chest infection or some sort but if it's a fungus or something else... Perhaps it's causing the infections.

My question is what's the best way to get rid of this stuff permanently on a diy basis?

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Fri 27-May-16 15:23:57

It's mould- HG bleach will get rid of it. Long term you need to dry after every shower and ventilate well.

skivvywoman Fri 27-May-16 17:12:40

Yip bleach

GeorgeTheThird Fri 27-May-16 17:18:15

Details mould and mildew spray. Any supermarket. Green spray bottle.

GeorgeTheThird Fri 27-May-16 17:18:44

Details? Wtf autocorrect! Dettox.

AuditAngel Fri 27-May-16 17:24:09

I use the detox spray too

Sativa Fri 27-May-16 18:03:43

Does the Dettox really work ? I've tried neat bleach but it has no effect at all as it the mould seems to be inside the sealant.

P1nkP0ppy Fri 27-May-16 18:06:42

Strip off the sealant and replace with one that has a mould inhibitor.
Scrub the grouting with bleach and tell them to up the ventilation and heating.

skivvywoman Fri 27-May-16 18:50:49

Sativa how long are you leaving bleach on?

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Fri 27-May-16 19:10:12

Bicarb and bleach mixed into a paste works well too,leave on all day but with window open and door shut as it's strong.

Sativa Fri 27-May-16 21:38:36

Sorry for the delay! I've left bleach on for hours skivvywoman.
There's no window in the bathroom so could I still try the paste ?

GeorgeTheThird Sat 28-May-16 09:11:03

The Dettox does work, yes. But I've never let mine get as bad as your photos, so I can't say for sure it works on that amount.

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