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    • JennyP
    • By JennyP 14th Feb 18, 9:56 AM
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    mouldy bathroom tiles
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    • 14th Feb 18, 9:56 AM
    mouldy bathroom tiles 14th Feb 18 at 9:56 AM
    I was daft enough to have my bathroom tiled with fake mosaic tiles. The property is now rented out. Although my tenants are clean, the grout between the tiles and the pretend ground around the fake little mosaic tiles is full of mould.
    I have tried normal cleaner and bleach and also stuff from Lakeland specually for mould. But any bright ideas for getting rid of it?

    I also need bright ideas for preventing it! If I lived here, I'd ventilate my bathroom more and also wipe down the tiles after every shower (we do that at home!) But tenants won't do that!
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    • gardner1
    • By gardner1 14th Feb 18, 9:59 AM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 9:59 AM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 9:59 AM
    Did you use grout sealer
    • JennyP
    • By JennyP 14th Feb 18, 10:02 AM
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    • #3
    • 14th Feb 18, 10:02 AM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 10:02 AM
    Did you use grout sealer
    Originally posted by gardner1
    I didn't tile it but am guessing the tiler didn't.
    • gardner1
    • By gardner1 14th Feb 18, 10:09 AM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 10:09 AM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 10:09 AM
    I didn't tile it but am guessing the tiler didn't.
    Originally posted by JennyP
    its easy to do yourself
    • JennyP
    • By JennyP 14th Feb 18, 10:11 AM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 10:11 AM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 10:11 AM
    I have just been googling them . will definitely apply one (any recommendations?) But first I have to get the tiles clean. They look awful right now.
    • comeandgo
    • By comeandgo 14th Feb 18, 10:11 AM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 10:11 AM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 10:11 AM
    Cilit Bang Black Mould Remover works wonders for me.
    • Rolandtheroadie
    • By Rolandtheroadie 14th Feb 18, 10:12 AM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 10:12 AM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 10:12 AM
    Have you tried HG Mould Spray?
    Used to get mould problems in a shower room, that would shift it in no time at all.
    • JennyP
    • By JennyP 14th Feb 18, 10:14 AM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 10:14 AM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 10:14 AM
    Will try both cillit bang and hg.

    Online it says baking soda and, if really bad, baking soda and hydrogen peroxide.

    Might try all of them and do a comparison test!
    • Grenage
    • By Grenage 14th Feb 18, 10:28 AM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 10:28 AM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 10:28 AM
    Bleach and water, pair marigolds, open window, and 10 minutes of your time. It will be like new.
    • JennyP
    • By JennyP 14th Feb 18, 11:55 AM
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    Bleach and water, pair marigolds, open window, and 10 minutes of your time. It will be like new.
    Originally posted by Grenage
    Tried that already to no avail.
    I bought cillit bang as it was on offer in Wilko. Fingers crossed.
    • Grenage
    • By Grenage 14th Feb 18, 1:16 PM
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    Ideally you mix it thick and leave it to soak in for an hour or two. There's very little that won't remove.
    • bobbymotors
    • By bobbymotors 14th Feb 18, 1:27 PM
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    Have you tried HG Mould Spray?
    Used to get mould problems in a shower room, that would shift it in no time at all.
    Originally posted by Rolandtheroadie
    ^^^^THIS^^^^

    If this doesnt work I cant think what will
    • RedFraggle
    • By RedFraggle 14th Feb 18, 7:13 PM
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    Bleach and bicarb mixed to a paste and left on for an hour.
    Can you fit an extractor fan on a humidity sensor?
    Officially in a clique of idiots
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