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Old 11-27-2020, 02:41 PM
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Can someone tell me the best way to clean mold in a bilge?
Old 11-27-2020, 02:54 PM
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Vinegar - It kills ALL the mold. Bleach will kill the appearance of mold but will leave spores that will come back as soon as conditions are right again. There are professional products that kill mold too, but Vinegar works just fine.
Old 11-27-2020, 02:59 PM
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Outstanding, Thanks for the reply.
I assume you use white vinegar...? Do you use it straight or diluted?
Do you let it stand or rinse after a few minutes?
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White vinegar in a spray bottle full strength. You let it sit and give it a good long dwell time so it can kill it completely.
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Thank you, kcinnick2.
I will do it tomorrow.
Do you recommend rinsing afterwards?
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Also, after cleaning throw Crenshaw Marine Cleansing Bilge Tablets in there.
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zep cleaner, go to homedepot
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Originally Posted by kcinnick2 View Post
Vinegar - It kills ALL the mold. Bleach will kill the appearance of mold but will leave spores that will come back as soon as conditions are right again. There are professional products that kill mold too, but Vinegar works just fine.
This is very good to know I thought bleach was the way to go but I guess not. Learn something new every day
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I never thought of using vinegar. Should you spray on and forget it or is it necessary to flush with water?
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