How Do You Kill Mold Behind Tub Drywall?
Black mold is the most common type of mold that grows on drywall, and behind it in the bathroom. When water seeps behind the lip of the bathtub and runs down the wall it can and will ruin the existing drywall. The only way to fix the problem is to repair the leak, kill the mold and replace the drywall. If you kill the mold but do not fix the leak the mold will return. Mold can cause several health issues; if you have it growing behind your tub, immediate action is necessary to remove the toxic substance. Remove the bathtub by using a cordless drill to remove all of the screws that hold it in place. Use a claw hammer or pry bar to break the seal. Then lift the bathtub up and carry it to another room so that you can get to the wall behind it. Remove all old drywall by removing the screws that hold it to the studs using a cordless drill and Phillips head bit. Do this to get to the walls area behind the drywall that has become moldy. Counter sink any screws that stick up on the surface of