How to fix or repair panelling?


If anybody could please tell me how I could go about fixing or re-doing I guess I will say this wall for installation purposes and to stop the mold and moisture coming from outside to the inside of the paneling I would greatly greatly greatly appreciate it.

Took off the paneling to see where the moisture was coming from found moldy insulation rolled each part down to find a paper backing insulation it’s like a 1/4” thick and has Styrofoam in the middle and paper backing on the flipside that they used in the trailer I assume when it was built in 1977.

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  • Margaret Margaret on Oct 09, 2018

    Here’s the pictures, sorry Not sure how to download them from a iPhone. Thanks all!

  • Brenda Brenda on Oct 09, 2018

    You need a contractor, for sure.

  • on Oct 09, 2018

    I'd start by looking outside to see where the water is getting in- looks like some points along the roof line are leaking/ dumping excess water down your wall. Adding eaves trough to move rainwater off the wall might be a good start if you don't have that already.

    Once the water issue is cleared, insulate and add a plastic vapour barrier between the paneling and the insulation to keep the interior stuff dry and moisture free. Hope this helps.

  • Beverly Beverly on Oct 09, 2018

    From the hurricane flooding, we were told to spray a mixture of water and white vinegar on mold to kill it. Clorox will whiten it.

  • Margaret Margaret on Oct 09, 2018

    Ok, thanks

  • Kmdreamer Kmdreamer on Oct 11, 2018

    I would remove all spray and clean best you could replace insulation then put a plastic vapor barrier on the inside and staple it then eather paneling or Sheetrock if you Sheetrock use greenboard it’s a little more exspensive sibut water?proof

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