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dan_vasey
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Mouldy Tent

Post by dan_vasey »

Not sure where to post this, so just looking to get some help..

After returning from an event I was rather displeased to find my A-frame canvas covered in mould after a leakage in the lockup.
I'm cautious to approach it for fear that any typical bleach products (or whatever, I can't say I've had to do battle with mold before...) would do damage to the material.

Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance!

Annie the Arrow
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Re: Mouldy Tent

Post by Annie the Arrow »

I would email whoever made it and ask there advice
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Post by Nigel »

I had a similar problem LOTS of hot water and bleach and hey presto clean tent

waterproof tent maybe another rissue I can deal with alter but crap killed
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Post by Ulfar »

Milton, the liquid used to clean babies' bottles, is very good at treating mould on tents. We've used it successfully several times.

blackmixen
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Post by blackmixen »

if you use any of the advice above remember make sure it is rinsed thoroughly afterward to re-proof it with fabsil.

Lady Janet
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Re: Mouldy Tent

Post by Lady Janet »

I used white vinegar and oxi did the trick but had to redo waterproofing afterwards

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