Mould in bathrooms and showers
Mould is a perennial problem in bathrooms and showers, as it is its perfect environment to grow and thrive.
Mould needs three things to grow:
Mould has two stages of attack
There are proprietary fungicides (mould sprays) that can be bought in plumber’s merchants and hardware stores to combat mould. They are essentially powerful bleaches and should be used with care (following the manufacturers instructions).
It is critical to keep surfaces where mould can grow clean. Wiping the surface regularly and applying mould spray when it is found means that the mould cannot go beyond the primary phase. This should assure that the mould is kept under control and does not destroy the sealant damaging or destroying the water seal.
This data was taken from technical advice from GSL Technical 024 764 66603 (the main support group for Dow Corning Sealants)