Damp or mould?

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  1. smollions

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    Hey all, we found this behind one of our large frames downstairs. At first I thought it was damp but it's all pitted looking, could it be mold instead or something else? It's like half way up the wall and no where else.
     

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    Outside wall? Away from ventilation? Most likely condensation leading to black mould
     
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    It's pretty much smack bang in the middle of my house away from Windows. Yeh I thought it might be mold build up possibly. Any good solutions to stop it from reoccurring?
     
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    Better throughflow ventilation? If you have trickle vents open them. Treat the area with household bleach (if painted white)
     
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    The frame will have prevented adequate ventilation to that area.
     
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