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Old 06-23-09, 05:34 PM
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Default Moldy Walls, Holes in Walls and Door

I'm gunna make this short since I had my post complete and then my browser crashed

1. shortly after moving I noticed there was mold forming behind my walls..How do I fix this?

2. Next! got a few holes that need fixing..whats the best way?

3. I have a hole in my wooden door that also needs fixing
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4. The paint on my door was a bit oily so I had to take it off completely since my dog was chewing on it.. I would like to repaint it back but not sure what kind of paint to use.. it seems like they just painted over paint because there are like 2 more layers but its not peelable so i left it.

In my bathroom.. I'm not sure if it would be better to deal with the mold first or fix the holes first.. but still I don't know how to do either so need help there.. and as for my wooden door is there anythin i can do? maybe patch it sand down? put somethin over it to seal it b4 i paint?
Old 06-24-09, 04:35 AM
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You might be able to wash the mold/mildew off of the surface with a bleach/water solution. If the mold is behind the drywall, it should be replaced. Do you know what caused the mold?

Joint compound is good for repairing holes/nicks in drywall. It can also be used to repair the door.

Paints don't adhere well to oily surfaces. Once the oil is removed and the surface sanded [and dust removed] it should be ready for paint.

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