Hot Topics: Keeping Mold and Mildew Away From Your Home's Exterior

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Original Post: Slowing Mildew Growth

wildduk Member

The back of our house faces south, and mildew grows some on the siding but mostly on the poured slab. I know I can't stop it, but after power washing, is there any product I can put down that will inhibit it? Thx

Highlights from the Thread

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XSleeper Member

A regular washing is the best way to prevent it from recurring. A concrete sealer might help.

joecaption Member

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The Wet and Forget will help keep it from coming back.

marksr Forum Topic Moderator

Sealer on the concrete will keep it from getting as wet and help it dry out faster, making it less prone to mildew, but will also tend to make it slippery when wet.

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