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yaho



Member Since: 26 Nov 2008
Location: Bialystok
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Poland 2007 Defender 90 Puma 2.4 SW Keswick Green
Roof tent mold

Hello,
I have made mistake leaving my roof tent installed during wintertime. Now I have mold problem.
Is there any safe way of cleaning it which will not compromise water resistance of the canvas?
The tent is ARB Simpson II.
Cheers!
Janusz Janusz
www.yahodeville.com

Post #780759 9th Jul 2019 7:14am
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Zed



Member Since: 07 Oct 2017
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United Kingdom 2010 Defender 110 Puma 2.4 XS CSW Santorini Black

Nikwax tent wash worked for me.
https://www.nikwax.com/en-gb/products/prod...abricid=-1

Post #780764 9th Jul 2019 7:28am
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yaho



Member Since: 26 Nov 2008
Location: Bialystok
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Poland 2007 Defender 90 Puma 2.4 SW Keswick Green

Thanks, I will try Nikwax and post results. Janusz
www.yahodeville.com

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gilarion



Member Since: 05 Dec 2013
Location: Wales and Manchester
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Wales 2007 Defender 90 Other CSW Willow Green

Nixwax is a great product however I would first soak the area with a mould remover as you will need to completely get rid of the 'mould spores' before using it as often washing alone will not do this and if not removed the mould will just come back. Not even boiling water will remove them. Soak the area in mould remover let dry brush off then treat with either Nixwax or Grangers.
The good thing about mould remover is that it will also remove a lot of the staining caused by the spores. For those who like Welsh Mountains and narrow boats have a look at my videos and photos at..

http://www.youtube.com/user/conwy1

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