Removing mould from windows

removing mould from windows


Windows and Doors are a common place for mould to be found and therefore mould removal from windows is a common occurence. Windows are a common place as they are usually damp due to condensation. Windows attract mould as they are damp and wooden window frames provide a food nutrient which enables mould to grow. Once there is mould on window or window frame it should be removed as quickly as possible. When removing any mould first you need to decide whether to remove it yourself or have a contractor come and remove it. If you decide to remove it yourself make sure you take the proper safety precautions: wear goggles, wear gloves, wear a mask and old clothing that can be thrown away or protective clothing.
 If the mould is on the glass then simply:

If the mould is on the frame it can be more difficult to get off however the steps are the same for the glass but a stronger mixture may have to be used and if it is a wooden widow then look below and follow the steps for wooden frames. To prevent mould growing make sure water droplets and condensation is wiped away as much as possible, this will reduce the mould spores settling as the moisture is removed.

Mould is commonly found on organic food sources making wood and wooden frames a popular place for mould to grow. Doors can attract mould meaning mould spores can settle on doors and door frames and they can be difficult to remove as they are growing on wood. Wood can be difficult to work with as there is a risk of ruining the wood. However if you are planning to remove the mould yourself then the first thing to do is make sure there is no damp areas on the wood and no cracks. If there is neither of these then begin removing the mould. Make sure all the correct safety precautions mentioned about are in place.
Removing the mould from wooden frames:

To help prevent eh mould growing around doors and windows in the first place try and keep doors and windows open where possible. This will create a better air flow and reduce the chance of the spores settling.