Last modified on 7 August 2009, at 17:17

Reconstruction/Mold Treatment/Mold Treatment/Scrub and Spray

The two part process by which wood is treated in order to kill mold and treat wood against future mold growth.

ScrubbingEdit

Materials:

  • Five Gallon Bucket
  • Water
  • Bleach
  • Original Pine-Sol
  • Large, Heavy-Duty Sponge (one per person)

Suggested PPE:

  • 3M Half-face respirator with p100 filters
  • Rubber or Latex Gloves

Procedure:

  1. Fill the 5 gallon bucket with approximately 4.5 gallons of water.
  2. Pour 3 ounces of Pine-Sol and 9 ounces of Bleach into the water. Stir well.
  3. Soak a sponge in the solution.
  4. Scrub sponge against wood areas, including walls, beams, and staircases. Apply generously so that solution has visibly soaked into the wood.
  5. Re-wet sponge as necessary to ensure that there is enough solution being applied.
  6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 until all areas are covered. If solution runs out, repeat steps 1 and 2 to create more.
  7. Let wood dry before beginning the following spray process.

SprayingSpraying

Materials:

  • Five Gallon Bucket
  • Water
  • Timbor Solution
  • 16oz. Scoop
  • Stirring Rod
  • Sprayers

Suggested PPE:

  • 3M Half-face respirator with p100 filters
  • Rubber or Latex Gloves

Procedure:

  1. Fill the 5 gallon bucket with approximately 4.5 gallons of water
  2. Slowly pour in a 16oz. scoop of Timbor, while continually mixing, assuring that all particles are dissolved
  3. Repeat for a total of ten scoops.
  4. Fill mixture into sprayers.
  5. Spray all wood areas so that they are coated in the Timbor solution.
  6. Refill sprayers and remix Timbor solution as necessary.
  7. Continue process until all wood areas are covered.