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Anti mould paint or bathroom paint?

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jingscrivvens Fri 19-Jun-15 11:07:31

We have a few patches of black spot mould in our bedroom and didn't know if I should use anti-mould paint and normal emulsion or just try using bathroom paint since it's supposed to be anti-mould already?

Anyone tried this out?

twistletonsmythe Fri 19-Jun-15 11:09:03

base coat of pva/water mix is better I find. But you need to treat the cause not the symptom to get rid entirely.

PolterGoose Fri 19-Jun-15 18:12:12

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Millymollymama Fri 19-Jun-15 18:58:58

Ventilate, ventilate, ventilate! No paint will help a damp room. You need to sort out why it is damp, then put that right.

specialsubject Sat 20-Jun-15 13:14:27

don't paint it - clean it and fix the cause.

Heleng1982 Sat 20-Jun-15 13:21:37

use Milton neat and wipe affected area it's amazing I used alsorts trying to get rid of mould /damp patches and someone suggested Milton and it got it all of and it's been a couple of years now.

hotandbothered24 Sat 20-Jun-15 13:24:03

You can also get anti- mould additives that you can stir in to any emulsion paint. We live in an old house and certain areas are prone to mould

Ruhrpott Sun 21-Jun-15 09:51:33

Our decorator advises use of Zinnser perma white paint in bathrooms and kitchens but only after sorting out the cause.

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