Bathroom Ceiling Mildew Solution

How to remove mildew from ceiling pat mcdonnell paints“My bathroom ceiling has got mildew on it, when i wash it off it reoccurs a month or two later. Which paint product is best to solve this problem?” – Aoife

Materials Required:

  • Dulux Bathroom Paint  (Coverage 14 m²/Litre)
  • 1 x Deltec Gold Masking Tape
  • Fluxaf Mould & Mildew Stain Remover

Equipment Required:

  • 1 x Wooster 9” Sheepskin Sleeve
  • 1 x Wooster 9” Sherlock Roller Frame
  • 1 of 4-8ft Harper and green Extension Pole
  • 1 x Wooster 3” Silver Tip Paint Brush
  • 1 x Harper and Green Classic ½” Brush
  • 2  x Harper and Green 12 by 12 drop covering sheets

Preparation & Application:  

  1. Tape all fittings (do not loosen these) and sheet cover ground areas.
  2. Clean off mildew with Fluxaf Mould & Mildew Stain Remover & dry off.
  3. Apply one coat of bathroom paint to ceiling, allow to dry overnight.
  4. Apply second coat, leave to dry overnight so as to avoid steam damaging the paint finish.

Top Tip: Always remove masking tape after a few days, because the tape glue may dry and damage the fittings & windows.