Getting Rid of Bathroom Mold Permanently?

Getting Rid of Bathroom Mold Permanently?

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Aaron Able
Mar 26, 2010

Q: I finally got into that idealic rental where the landlord is okay with us making pretty much any medium-sized change we want. So we can paint, change fixtures, etc. We're calling it our "practice house." The only problem is that the house has a lot of problems — the furnace, the wiring, and a lack of opening windows…

Sent by Adina

…The lack of opening windows is causing a mold problem in the bathroom, where there is one picture window that doesn't open.

When we first moved in a couple weeks ago and noticed the problem, the landlord brought in cleaning folks to take care of it, they did — and now the mold is back only 2 weeks later. And to top it all off I just got diagnosed with a sinus and ear infection that the doctor said could be a result of the mold.

So here is my question: do you know of any solutions that could address this ventilation problem in our bathroom? Or to deal with the mold in a more permanent way? Thanks!

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