Mold in corner shower


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Old 11-13-07, 09:40 AM
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Mold in corner shower

I have a corner shower that is made of several pieces of fiberglass. Silicone was used to seal the joints when the shower was installed. On several joints toward the bottom of the shower black mold has started to creep in. I plan to cut out the old silicone and put in new silicone.

When I take out the old stuff, what should I use to clean and kill all the mold? Is household bleach good enough? I want to make sure all the mold is gone before I put in the new silicone. Thanks!
 
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Old 11-13-07, 03:38 PM
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Old 11-13-07, 03:44 PM
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You are on the right track, but don't use bleach straight, mix it with water about 10:1 water/bleach. let is sit as long as you can, then clean everything out. let dry thoroughly and recaulk.
 
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Old 11-13-07, 05:57 PM
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Even at 10/1 water/bleach, the fumes are unpleasant. Straight bleach will knock you silly.
 
 

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