Mold removal

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I have mold behind wallpaper on a section of wall that is unreachable without getting scaffolding. Tried spraying with hydrogen peroxide and no improvement. Any other suggestions without removing the wallpaper?

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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Jan 31, 2018
    the paper has to be removed to kill the mold

  • RBE RBE on Jan 31, 2018
    Bleach for mold, just be sure it isn’t black Mold. very dangerous

  • Melissa Melissa on Jan 31, 2018
    Bleach kills mold.

  • Fix It Jen Fix It Jen on Jan 31, 2018
    Without removing the wallpaper is tricky, and think about tracking down the source of it too as it may return even if you kill it this time. You really don't want to live with mold if possible. If you or a a neighbor has a pool, see if you can borrow a pool pole with broom attachment to let you scrub up high on the wall, that will help too. Plus I found this:

  • Melissa Melissa on Jan 31, 2018
    I just googled this and it looks like bleach might not be the best answer. I can tell you I used bleach in the kitchen on dry wall, and it worked great for me. I asked a contractor and bleach was what he said to use. I didn't soak the area with bleach just sprayed it on lightly. You don't want to wrinkle the drywall paper ykwim?

    • Jfyfe80750 Jfyfe80750 on Jan 31, 2018
      Thanks. I will give it a try. The source of the leak has been fixed. Just need to get rid of the evidence.

  • Sheryl Gregory Sheryl Gregory on Jan 31, 2018
    Hydrogen peroxide can be a better solution, but nothing will guarantee it won't come back. Spores can survive where you don't see them.