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ilovemexmany
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Closet Mold

Post by ilovemexmany » Sun, 07 Feb 2010 9:05 pm

I am having a mold issue in my wardrobe, and I am not sure what else I can do. I am already doing the following:

- Put 3 Kiwi Fresh dehumidifier thing in there.
- Keep doors open so that trapped moisture to escape.
- Leave the aircon on for as long as possible. Turn on the dehumidifying function when not home.

Only one have any other recommendations?

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Re: Closet Mold

Post by x9200 » Sun, 07 Feb 2010 9:20 pm

ilovemexmany wrote:I am having a mold issue in my wardrobe, and I am not sure what else I can do. I am already doing the following:

- Put 3 Kiwi Fresh dehumidifier thing in there.
- Keep doors open so that trapped moisture to escape.
- Leave the aircon on for as long as possible. Turn on the dehumidifying function when not home.

Only one have any other recommendations?
From my experience the major factor is to keep your place well ventilated so keep your windows and doors open and shuffle the content of your wardrobe from time to time. We hardly use aircon and do not use any dehumidifiers.

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Post by mitlan » Tue, 16 Feb 2010 9:04 pm

i would recommend you to try asking ecoverve for their disinfectant that can remove odor and mold. if it still does not work, i think you can call the professionals in

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Post by QRM » Wed, 17 Feb 2010 11:05 am

Check for potential leaks or condensation from Aircons, water dripping above or below a cabinet will be a good source of moisture. Is the cabinet near a steamy bathroom, or is it against a wall where the room or neighbor on the otherside always has the aircon on?

Leaving the aircon on as long as possible, means you are turning the unit on and off that heating and cooling cycle could be making the situation worse.

Take the doors off the cabinet for a month see if that helps.

Change the direction of the aircon airflow could be blowing cold air on the cabinet doors.

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