Cleaning Black Mold

Old 05-18-2018, 06:48 AM
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I have this black mold on the leaning post. What is a safe way to get it out without damaging the upholstery ?

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Magic Eraser and some decent soap.

Fantastik and magic eraser if soap doesn't cut it.

Tilex and magic eraser if all else fails.

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Make it super-easy, Starbrite's Mildew Stain Remover. Spray on, wait, hose off, stuff disappears and the threads and marine vinyl are not harmed. I will never be without the stuff.

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Magic Eraser is an abrasive so I would try Marine mold and mildew remover first. It should get most of the stain out, then let it get a good amount of sun.

Once cleaned it needs a good protectant like 303.
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I've had great luck with LA's Totally Awesome from Dollar General
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Tilex works great for removing mold and mildew stains out of vinal, starboard, non skid, and bilges. Just make sure to follow up with 303 vinal protector after using tilex.
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spray 9
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The products above will work. Bleach does not..

Once clean, treat with a vinyl preservative.

The issue is getting it all. If you get it all, it won't regrow.
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magic eraser then once clean spray this on there
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Marine31 makes a cleaner and conditioner that will solve your problem without damaging the material.
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Try some white vinegar.
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Many times the mold has migrated into the foam....This can be a major problem in trying to eradicate it. You may need to check the foam itself for infestation.
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NO magic erasors! Its an abrasive, I cant believe people still use them. Spray 9 and a pressure washer should do it.
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