How do I remove Mould?

I seem to have mould and some mildew  around my window in my Bedroom and in the corner of my ceiling , how do i remove this and how do i stop this from happening again?

Hi Cora,
Thanks for your email, I would start by cleaning and killing the mould and Mildew with Mould and Mildew cleaner by Fluxaf. I would highly recommend using this as most mould cleaners will only clean the surface and not kill the mould growth. Then I would use a product called Perma White made by Zinsser. This product is available in a matt and a Satin Finish. Is available in white but can be mixed into a light or med shade colour.

Perma white is suitable as a topcoat and contains a biocide that prevents further growth of mould and mildew spurs.  It’s a water based product, so it’s also low odour and washable. Its touch-dry after 30 min, and recoatable after 2 hours.




  1. Robk 12th September 2016 at 3:07 pm - Reply

    Painting over mould preventing paint usually renders it ineffective

    • Orlaith @ Pat McDonnell Paints 22nd February 2017 at 12:04 pm - Reply

      Hi Robk, in our expert opinion, it does. We would recommend that you overcoat with a product called Zinsser Perma White in a matt finish. This is a mould and meldew proof paint. This is available in 1ltr , 2.5ltr, and 5ltr in a white finish and can be tinted into a light/med colour.

  2. john D'souza 21st April 2017 at 9:02 am - Reply

    thank you for this article.

    • Orlaith @ Pat McDonnell Paints 2nd May 2017 at 2:37 pm - Reply

      No problem John! Glad you enjoyed!

  3. Roisin 23rd October 2017 at 2:07 pm - Reply

    Where can I buy the krud Kritter cleaner?
    Thanks !

    • pmpadmin 24th November 2017 at 9:24 am - Reply

      Hi Roisin, we sell Fluxaf, which is a much better product. This is available in all our stores nationwide. Hope that helps 🙂

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