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Old 31-07-2011, 07:33   #1
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I have a severly mildewed overhead in my project boat.The overhead is Gel coat and has been left unattended for 10 yrs.I have tried pressure cleaning bleach mixture mildew remover plus others I still have mildew any ideas other thah covering it with something.Thank You all Dave Cameron
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Re: Mildew

Since you have already tried bleach I would consider painting it. The mildew has grown into and stained the relatively porous gelcoat. The only other idea I have is to try SoftScrub with bleach before painting. Let the SoftScrub sit there for a while and try it multiple times.
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I am saving that for a last option hopeing beyond hope for an easier answer.Thanks Dave
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did you try vinegar yet? if not-try it--you may be surprised.
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Micro ban it's what is used by commercial cleaners. Also it's a pretreatment in a lot of carets
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Re: Mildew

If it's gelcoat try a sloppy acetone rag, or if it's smooth (as in not textured) try a buffer or even wetsand it.
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