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White Mould within Loft Space

Discussion in 'Floors, Stairs and Lofts' started by Torin M, 10 Mar 2021.

  1. Torin M

    Torin M

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    Noticed some white mould within my loft space and was wondering a few things:

    1. Is this due to lack of ventilation, condensation, or both?
    2. Within the pictures attached you can see felt only. I believe this is due to a window being removed (as there seems to be an old single pane window in the loft that would fit this) - what should I do about this?
    3. What would you recommend doing to resolve this? I've read up on vacuuming the white mould, and then applying acrylic based mould paint - does this work?
    4. I would be looking to floor the loft - any useful tips?

    Note - there is no wetness on any of the panels - my thought is that it is dry rot - would this be accurate?

    Thanks in advance,
    Torin Loft 1.jpg Loft 2.jpg Loft 3.jpg Loft 4.jpg
     
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