Mildew, or something, removal


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Old 08-13-17, 12:19 AM
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Mildew, or something, removal

I have lived in my house for 3 summers and this year has brought a new issue that I've never seen before. Background, this house is in central Alabama where humidity is almost always high, not helped by the fact that we've had a lot of rainy days this season and the windows are always open due to the air conditioner not functioning. This season, there is what looks like a mildew type coating on almost everything in the house... the walls(pine), kitchen cabinets, anything wood, and even my leather couch. I can wipe it off, clean the surfaces, and within a couple days the stuff reappears again. Can anyone help me figure out how to get rid of this stuff please? Any suggestions is appreciated.
 
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Old 08-13-17, 02:19 AM
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While it can be washed off it will continue to return in a humid environment. Having a working HVAC helps a lot, so would a dehumidifier. Until then I'm afraid you are stuck cleaning it as needed.
 
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Old 08-13-17, 03:39 AM
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Thank you, I hadn't thought about a dehumidifier for prevention. That makes sense so I'll have to get one for each end of the house. Thank you again.
 
 

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