Removing Mould From Walls: How to Clean And Kill Spores

Person spraying mould on walls near window
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Removing mould from walls will not only get rid of those ugly and unwanted spots spoiling your previously good looking walls, but will also have a positive effect on your health. 

Thankfully it's a reasonably easy problem to tackle, and the sooner you get rid of it the better it will be for everyone in your home. What's more, removing mould before painting a wall will help to ensure a great finish.

Steve Jenkins

Steve Jenkins is a freelance content creator with over two decades of experience working in digital and print and was previously the DIY content editor for Homebuilding & Renovating. 

He is a keen DIYer with over 20 years of experience in transforming and renovating the many homes he has lived in. He specialises in painting and decorating, but has a wide range of skills gleaned from working in the building trade for around 10 years and spending time at night school learning how to plaster and plumb.

He has fitted kitchens, tiled bathrooms and kitchens, laid many floors, built partition walls, plastered walls, plumbed in bathrooms, worked on loft conversions and much more. And when he's not sure how to tackle a DIY project he has a wide network of friends – including plumbers, gas engineers, tilers, carpenters, painters and decorators, electricians and builders – in the trade to call upon.