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Old 20-03-2013, 09:30   #1
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Mould on white vinyl chairs

Does anyone know of a good product that will get rid of mould on white vinyl?
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Does anyone know of a good product that will get rid of mould on white vinyl?
Get yourself a can of White Vinyl spray paint. I have restored many mould stained cushions with this. Makes them look just like new!
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Ah, a last resort.
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Ah, a last resort.
Unless you have tried straight chorine bleach and succeeded, it is your last resort.
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Re: Mould on white vinyl chairs

Try a less extreme method first.
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been there done that.
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Old 21-03-2013, 08:12   #7
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Mold on vinyl is not just surface so if it is real deep - bleach and paint. If not deep white distilled vinegar will remove it. Soft scrub with a yiny bit of bleach probably the strongest abrasive you want to use other than high pressure water (no more than 300 p.s.i
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Re: Mould on white vinyl chairs

If you have tried almost everything to get the mold out, then other than painting the surface the only way to completly remove it is to re cover it. As the vinyl breaks down with sun exposure it alows water to pass through. When that happens the mold is inside the fabric and probably inside the foam underneath. Sometimes using bleach and other heavy duty cleaners will make the vinyl look good temporarly but you will see the mold return very quickly there after. Sometime the cleaners can actually cause quicker breakdown of the fabric and cause the vinyl to breakdown quicker.
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If you have tried almost everything to get the mold out, then other than painting the surface the only way to completly remove it is to re cover it. As the vinyl breaks down with sun exposure it alows water to pass through. When that happens the mold is inside the fabric and probably inside the foam underneath. Sometimes using bleach and other heavy duty cleaners will make the vinyl look good temporarly but you will see the mold return very quickly there after. Sometime the cleaners can actually cause quicker breakdown of the fabric and cause the vinyl to breakdown quicker.
Yes, if it is heavy mold it is inside.
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