ACS Mould Wash Concentrate

ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is a highly effective fungicidal cleaner and surface biocide designed for both amateur and professional use.

This concentrated solution is specifically formulated to eliminate mould fungi, mildew, and algae on internal and external surfaces, including masonry, tiles, wood, and painted surfaces. It is commonly used as a pre-wash to prepare surfaces before applying other ACS products such as ACS Anti Mould Paint Emulsion, ACS Anti Mould & Anti Bacterial Paint Emulsion, and ACS Hydrobar Anti Condensation Paint.

ACS Mould Wash Concentrate comes in a convenient 250ml bottle, which can be diluted with water at a ratio of 1:19 to create 5 litres of ready-to-use product.

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ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is a highly effective fungicidal cleaner and surface biocide designed for both amateur and professional use.

This concentrated solution is specifically formulated to eliminate mould fungi, mildew, and algae on internal and external surfaces, including masonry, tiles, wood, and painted surfaces. It is commonly used as a pre-wash to prepare surfaces before applying other ACS products such as ACS Anti Mould Paint Emulsion, ACS Anti Mould & Anti Bacterial Paint Emulsion, and ACS Hydrobar Anti Condensation Paint.

ACS Mould Wash Concentrate comes in a convenient 250ml bottle, which can be diluted with water at a ratio of 1:19 to create 5 litres of ready-to-use product.

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Key Features of ACS Mould Wash Concentrate

✔️ Highly effective cleaner that removes black mould fungi, mildew, and algae from various surfaces.

✔️ Suitable for internal and external surfaces, including masonry, tiles, wood, and painted surfaces.

✔️ Ideal as a pre-wash before applying ACS Anti Mould Paints, enhancing coating performance.

✔️ Concentrated formula allows a 250ml bottle to dilute into 5 litres of ready-to-use product.

✔️ Approved by HSE, ensuring compliance with safety and quality standards for reliable cleaning.

 

Full Product Description

ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is a versatile and powerful cleaner designed to remove mould fungi, mildew, and algae from various surfaces. Whether you need to treat internal or external areas, ACS Mould Wash Concentrate offers exceptional performance on a range of materials, including masonry, tiles, wood, and painted surfaces. This concentrated solution is suitable for both amateur and professional use, providing efficient and reliable cleaning for a wide range of environments.

When preparing surfaces for treatment with other ACS products, such as ACS Anti Mould Paint EmulsionACS Anti Mould & Anti Bacterial Paint Emulsion, or ACS Hydrobar Anti Condensation Paint, ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is an essential pre-wash solution. By removing existing mould and fungi, it ensures a clean and ideal surface for the application of subsequent products, maximizing their effectiveness and longevity. Additionally, ACS Mould Wash Concentrate can be used as a general biocidal cleaner for tackling mould and algae growth on various surfaces.

ACS Mould Wash Concentrate comes in a convenient 250ml bottle, which can be diluted with water at a ratio of 1:19 to create 5 litres of ready-to-use product. This concentrated solution ensures an economical and long-lasting cleaning solution, maximizing the value for your investment.

  ACS Mould Wash Concentrate carries the HSE Approval No 7676.


General Information

There are basic measures to assist in the control of condensation and the black mould.

Our range of ACS Anti Mould and Condensation Control Products complement these basic controls and will prevent these problems occurring for many years.

These methods are particularly helpful in the domestic environment but can be applied equally to most commercial premises.

It is always important to reduce the risk of condensation by observing the following simple recommendations:-

  • Ensure rooms are always warm and properly ventilated, maintaining some low heating throughout the day if possible.

  • When cooking, washing, bathing or drying clothes, keep the door closed and the window open - this prevents warm moist air moving to colder areas of the building.

  • In cold weather keep some heating on all the time.

  • If a paraffin or flue less gas heater is used ensure a window is open a little (every litre of paraffin produces about 1 litre of water).

  • Improve internal / external wall insulation.

  • Use ventilation systems where appropriate.


Product Benefits:

  • Superior Cleaning Power: ACS Mould Wash Concentrate provides excellent cleaning performance, effectively removing mould fungi, mildew, and algae from surfaces, leaving them clean and ready for treatment or further decoration.

  • Versatile Application: This biocide concentrate is suitable for use on a wide range of surfaces, including masonry, tiles, wood, and painted surfaces. Its versatility allows for efficient cleaning in various environments and settings.

  • Pre-Wash for Enhanced Coating Performance: When used as a pre-wash before applying ACS Anti Mould Paint EmulsionACS Anti Mould & Anti Bacterial Paint Emulsion, or ACS Hydrobar Anti Condensation Paint, ACS Mould Wash Concentrate ensures a clean surface, optimizing the effectiveness and longevity of subsequent treatments.

  • General Biocidal Cleaner: ACS Mould Wash Concentrate can be used as a general biocidal cleaner to address mould and algae growth on surfaces, making it a valuable addition to your cleaning arsenal.

  • Concentrated Formula: The concentrated nature of ACS Mould Wash Concentrate allows for cost-effective and long-lasting cleaning solutions. A 250ml bottle can be diluted with water to create 5 litres of ready-to-use product, maximizing the value of your purchase.

  • Approved by HSE: ACS Mould Wash Concentrate carries the HSE Approval No 7676, ensuring its compliance with safety and quality standards. You can trust this product for effective and reliable cleaning results.


Typical Applications:

  • Internal and External Surfaces: ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is designed for use on a wide range of surfaces, both indoors and outdoors. It effectively removes mould fungi, mildew, and algae from masonry, tiles, wood, and painted surfaces.

  • Pre-Wash for Coating Application: When preparing surfaces for treatment with ACS Anti Mould Paint EmulsionACS Anti Mould & Anti Bacterial Paint Emulsion, or ACS Hydrobar Anti Condensation Paint, ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is used as a pre-wash solution to remove existing mould and fungi. This ensures optimal adhesion and performance of subsequent coatings.

  • General Biocidal Cleaning: ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is ideal for general maintenance and cleaning tasks where mould and algae growth are a concern. It can be used on various surfaces, providing effective cleaning and preventing further issues.

  • Residential and Commercial Environments: ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is suitable for use in both residential and commercial settings, offering reliable cleaning solutions for a range of surfaces.


Preparation

  1. Prepare surfaces by removing non-washable and loose material, e.g. flaking paint, grease, dirt, mould or wallpaper.

  2. Make good any surface defects and rub down to a smooth finish.


Application Method

  1. Dilute 1 part ACS Mould Wash Concentrate with 19 parts water.

  2. Wash down the prepared area with the diluted ACS Mould Wash Concentrate using a sponge, scrubbing brush or cloth.

  3. Allow to dry thoroughly, drying times are generally between 1 - 4 hours. Apply second wash in badly soiled areas and allow to dry.

  4. Prime any bare areas of plaster and woodwork with ACS Anti Mould Paint Emulsion, thinned up to 10% with water if necessary.

  5. Apply the appropriate ACS Anti Mould Paint Emulsion or ACS Hydrobar Anti Condensation Coating.

  6. Alternatively, mix ACS Anti Mould Paint Additive into standard emulsion paint at a rate of one 50ml bottle per 2.5L of Emulsion.


Drying Time

Usually around 1- 4 hours.


Coverage

Approximately 10 - 12m² per litre when diluted depending on the porosity and roughness of the surface.

Q) What is ACS Mould Wash Concentrate?

A) ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is a powerful fungicidal cleaner and surface biocide designed for both amateur and professional use. This concentrated solution is formulated to effectively eliminate mould fungi, mildew, and algae on a variety of internal and external surfaces, including masonry, tiles, wood, and painted surfaces. It is often used as a pre-wash to prepare surfaces for further treatment with specific ACS products, ensuring surfaces are clean and conducive to optimal adherence and performance of subsequent coatings.


Q) How do you dilute ACS Mould Wash Concentrate?

A) To dilute ACS Mould Wash Concentrate, mix 1 part of the concentrate with 19 parts water. This ratio will turn the 250ml bottle of concentrate into 5 litres of ready-to-use solution. Dilution should be done in a suitable container, ensuring thorough mixing to achieve a uniform solution for effective application.


Q) On what surfaces can ACS Mould Wash Concentrate be used?

A) ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is versatile and can be applied to a wide range of surfaces. It is suitable for use on internal and external surfaces, including masonry, tiles, wood, and painted surfaces. This flexibility makes it an ideal solution for addressing mould, mildew, and algae issues in various environments, from residential to commercial settings.


Q) Is ACS Mould Wash Concentrate suitable for professional and amateur use?

A) Yes, ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is designed for both professional and amateur use. Its efficacy, coupled with ease of application and safety features, makes it a reliable choice for professionals in the cleaning and maintenance sectors, as well as homeowners seeking to address mould and algae issues on their property.


Q) How long does it take for ACS Mould Wash Concentrate to dry?

A) The drying time for ACS Mould Wash Concentrate typically ranges from 1 to 4 hours, depending on environmental conditions such as temperature, humidity, and air circulation, as well as the porosity and type of surface being treated. It is crucial to allow the treated area to dry thoroughly before applying any further treatments or coatings.


Q) What are the benefits of using ACS Mould Wash Concentrate?

A) ACS Mould Wash Concentrate offers several benefits, including superior cleaning power, versatility across various surfaces, and cost-effectiveness due to its concentrated formula. Additionally, it serves as an excellent pre-wash for enhancing the performance of subsequent ACS coatings and treatments, and it is approved by HSE, assuring compliance with safety and quality standards.


Q) Can ACS Mould Wash Concentrate prevent mould reoccurrence?

A) While ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is highly effective in eliminating existing mould, mildew, and algae, its primary function is cleaning and surface preparation rather than long-term prevention. For best results in preventing mould reoccurrence, it should be used as part of a comprehensive mould control strategy, including maintaining proper ventilation, controlling humidity levels, and applying mould-resistant finishes.


Q) How do I apply ACS Mould Wash Concentrate?

A) To apply ACS Mould Wash Concentrate, first, dilute the concentrate as instructed. Then, use a sponge, scrubbing brush, or cloth to wash down the prepared area with the diluted solution. For areas heavily soiled with mould or algae, a second application may be necessary. After cleaning, allow the surface to dry thoroughly before proceeding with any painting or coating applications.


Q) What preparation is required before using ACS Mould Wash Concentrate?

A) Before applying ACS Mould Wash Concentrate, surfaces should be prepared by removing any non-washable, loose material such as flaking paint, grease, dirt, existing mould, or wallpaper. Surface defects should be repaired, and areas should be rubbed down to a smooth finish to ensure optimal application and effectiveness of the mould wash concentrate.


Q) How much area does ACS Mould Wash Concentrate cover?

A) When diluted according to the recommended ratio, ACS Mould Wash Concentrate can cover approximately 10 to 12 square meters per litre, depending on the porosity and roughness of the surface being treated. This coverage ensures that a single 250ml bottle of concentrate, once diluted, can effectively treat a significant area, offering an economical solution for mould and algae removal.


Q) Is ACS Mould Wash Concentrate environmentally friendly?

A) ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is designed to be effective in mould, mildew, and algae removal while adhering to environmental and safety standards as indicated by its HSE Approval No 7676. Users are encouraged to follow the recommended dilution and application guidelines to minimize environmental impact and ensure safe usage.


Q) Can ACS Mould Wash Concentrate be used in conjunction with other ACS products?

A) Yes, ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is specifically formulated to prepare surfaces for further treatment with ACS products like ACS Anti Mould Paint Additive, ACS Anti Mould Paint Emulsion, ACS Anti Mould & Anti Bacterial Paint Emulsion, and ACS Hydrobar Anti Condensation Paint. By effectively removing mould, mildew, and algae, it ensures that these surfaces are ideally conditioned to maximize the adherence and efficacy of these subsequent treatments, providing a cleaner, more durable finish.


Q) What safety precautions should be taken when using ACS Mould Wash Concentrate?

A) When using ACS Mould Wash Concentrate, safety precautions include wearing protective gloves, goggles, and clothing to avoid skin and eye contact. Ensure the area is well-ventilated during application and drying. Keep the product away from children and pets, and follow the manufacturer's instructions carefully. In case of accidental contact, rinse the affected area with plenty of water and seek medical advice if necessary.


Q) How should ACS Mould Wash Concentrate be stored?

A) Store ACS Mould Wash Concentrate in its original container, tightly closed, in a cool, dry, and well-ventilated area, away from direct sunlight and extreme temperatures. Ensure the bottle is out of reach of children and pets. Proper storage will help maintain the effectiveness of the concentrate and prolong its shelf life.


Q) Can ACS Mould Wash Concentrate be used on painted surfaces without damaging the paint?

A) Yes, ACS Mould Wash Concentrate can be used on painted surfaces without causing damage, provided the paint is in good condition and the product is diluted and applied according to the manufacturer’s instructions. It is always advisable to test on a small, inconspicuous area first to ensure compatibility and to check for any adverse effects on the paint.


Q) What makes ACS Mould Wash Concentrate different from other mould cleaning products?

A) ACS Mould Wash Concentrate stands out due to its powerful fungicidal and biocidal properties, concentrated formula for economic use, versatility across a wide range of surfaces, and its approval by HSE, indicating compliance with rigorous safety and effectiveness standards. Its ability to prepare surfaces for further ACS treatments also makes it a unique component of a comprehensive mould and condensation control strategy.


Q) How often should ACS Mould Wash Concentrate be applied for effective mould control?

A) The frequency of application depends on the severity of the mould problem and the environmental conditions of the area being treated. For maintenance and prevention, an annual application may suffice. However, in areas prone to high humidity or recurrent mould growth, more frequent applications may be necessary, especially before applying protective coatings or when significant growth is observed.


Q) Does ACS Mould Wash Concentrate leave any residue or odour after application?

A) ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is designed to leave minimal residue and odour once properly diluted and applied according to the instructions. Any slight residue can be rinsed off with clean water, and ventilation during application and drying helps minimize any lingering odour. The product's primary goal is to clean surfaces effectively, preparing them for further treatment or use without leaving undesirable traces.


Q) Can ACS Mould Wash Concentrate be used in food preparation areas?

A) While ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is effective in removing mould, mildew, and algae, caution should be exercised when using it in food preparation areas. Surfaces should be thoroughly rinsed with clean water after application and allowed to dry completely before coming into contact with food. It is always advisable to follow product guidelines and local health and safety regulations to ensure safe use in these sensitive areas.


Q) How does ACS Mould Wash Concentrate contribute to a healthier indoor environment?

A) By effectively eliminating mould fungi, mildew, and algae, ACS Mould Wash Concentrate helps reduce the presence of these allergens and irritants, contributing to a healthier indoor environment. Removing these organisms can improve air quality and reduce health risks associated with mould exposure, such as respiratory issues, allergies, and other adverse health effects, particularly in humid or poorly ventilated areas.


Q) Is there any risk of damage to delicate surfaces when using ACS Mould Wash Concentrate?

A) ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is formulated to be safe for use on a wide range of surfaces. However, delicate surfaces or those susceptible to chemical damage should be treated with caution. It's advisable to perform a patch test on an inconspicuous area to ensure the product does not harm the surface. Diluting the concentrate according to instructions and following application guidelines will help minimize the risk of damage.


Q) What are the environmental considerations when using ACS Mould Wash Concentrate?

A) While ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is effective in combating mould, considerations for environmental impact include responsible dilution, application, and disposal practices. Users should avoid allowing the product to enter waterways and should follow local regulations for disposal of chemicals. The product's concentrated nature reduces the frequency of application and volume required, contributing to its environmental efficiency.


Q) How do I ensure maximum effectiveness when using ACS Mould Wash Concentrate?

A) To ensure maximum effectiveness of ACS Mould Wash Concentrate, follow these steps:

  1. Dilute the concentrate accurately according to the 1:19 ratio with water to ensure the correct solution strength.
  2. Prepare surfaces by cleaning off any loose material and ensuring they are smooth and ready for treatment.
  3. Apply the diluted solution liberally to affected areas using a sponge, scrubbing brush, or cloth, ensuring full coverage.
  4. For heavily soiled areas, a second application may be necessary. Allow the surface to dry thoroughly between applications.
  5. Follow up with appropriate ACS coatings or treatments for long-term protection against mould and algae.
  6. Regularly inspect and maintain treated areas to prevent the recurrence of mould growth, especially in high-humidity environments.

 

Q) Can I mix ACS Mould Wash Concentrate with other cleaning agents for enhanced effect?

A) It is not recommended to mix ACS Mould Wash Concentrate with other cleaning agents or chemicals. Mixing different products can lead to unpredictable chemical reactions, potentially reducing the effectiveness of the mould wash or causing harmful fumes. For best results, use the concentrate as directed, and rely on its powerful formula to effectively eliminate mould, mildew, and algae from surfaces.


Q) After applying ACS Mould Wash Concentrate, how soon can I paint or apply coatings?

A) After applying ACS Mould Wash Concentrate, it is crucial to allow the treated surface to dry thoroughly, which generally takes between 1 to 4 hours under optimal conditions. However, this can vary based on environmental factors such as humidity and temperature. Once the surface is completely dry, you can proceed with priming any bare areas and applying appropriate ACS coatings or any other desired treatments. Ensuring the surface is dry helps maximize the adherence and effectiveness of subsequent applications.


Q) Is it necessary to rinse surfaces after using ACS Mould Wash Concentrate?

A) While ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is designed to leave minimal residue, rinsing the treated surface with clean water after application can help remove any remaining solution and ensure the area is thoroughly clean before drying or applying further treatments. This step is particularly important on surfaces that will come into contact with food or in areas frequented by children and pets.


Q) How does ACS Mould Wash Concentrate help in the preparation of surfaces for ACS Anti Mould Paint Emulsion?

A) ACS Mould Wash Concentrate effectively removes existing mould, mildew, and algae, creating a clean and ideal surface for the application of ACS Anti Mould Paint Emulsion or other ACS products. This pre-wash step is crucial for ensuring that the paint adheres properly and performs optimally, as it eliminates contaminants that could interfere with the paint's ability to bond to the surface or that could contribute to future mould growth beneath the paint layer.


Q) What is the shelf life of ACS Mould Wash Concentrate, and how does it affect its effectiveness?

A) The shelf life of ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is typically several years when stored correctly in its original, tightly sealed container, away from extreme temperatures and direct sunlight. Over time, the effectiveness of the concentrate may gradually decrease if stored improperly or beyond its recommended shelf life. Always check the product before use and observe any changes in appearance or consistency that may indicate degradation.


Q) Can ACS Mould Wash Concentrate be used outdoors, and what are the considerations?

A) Yes, ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. When using it outdoors, consider environmental conditions such as rain, which could wash away the concentrate before it has had time to act effectively. Apply the solution in dry weather and allow ample drying time. Also, be mindful of plants and animals, ensuring they are not exposed to the treated areas until completely dry.


Q) What are the key advantages of using ACS Mould Wash Concentrate over regular household cleaners for mould removal?

A) The key advantages of ACS Mould Wash Concentrate over regular household cleaners include its specialized formulation that provides superior cleaning power against mould, mildew, and algae; its suitability for a wide range of surfaces; and its ability to prepare surfaces for further protective treatments. Unlike many household cleaners, ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is a concentrated biocide that not only cleans but also helps maintain surfaces free of mould growth when used as part of a comprehensive mould prevention strategy. Additionally, its HSE approval ensures it meets high safety and quality standards, making it a reliable choice for effective mould removal and surface preparation.

Key Features of ACS Mould Wash Concentrate

✔️ Highly effective cleaner that removes black mould fungi, mildew, and algae from various surfaces.

✔️ Suitable for internal and external surfaces, including masonry, tiles, wood, and painted surfaces.

✔️ Ideal as a pre-wash before applying ACS Anti Mould Paints, enhancing coating performance.

✔️ Concentrated formula allows a 250ml bottle to dilute into 5 litres of ready-to-use product.

✔️ Approved by HSE, ensuring compliance with safety and quality standards for reliable cleaning.

 

Full Product Description

ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is a versatile and powerful cleaner designed to remove mould fungi, mildew, and algae from various surfaces. Whether you need to treat internal or external areas, ACS Mould Wash Concentrate offers exceptional performance on a range of materials, including masonry, tiles, wood, and painted surfaces. This concentrated solution is suitable for both amateur and professional use, providing efficient and reliable cleaning for a wide range of environments.

When preparing surfaces for treatment with other ACS products, such as ACS Anti Mould Paint EmulsionACS Anti Mould & Anti Bacterial Paint Emulsion, or ACS Hydrobar Anti Condensation Paint, ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is an essential pre-wash solution. By removing existing mould and fungi, it ensures a clean and ideal surface for the application of subsequent products, maximizing their effectiveness and longevity. Additionally, ACS Mould Wash Concentrate can be used as a general biocidal cleaner for tackling mould and algae growth on various surfaces.

ACS Mould Wash Concentrate comes in a convenient 250ml bottle, which can be diluted with water at a ratio of 1:19 to create 5 litres of ready-to-use product. This concentrated solution ensures an economical and long-lasting cleaning solution, maximizing the value for your investment.

  ACS Mould Wash Concentrate carries the HSE Approval No 7676.


General Information

There are basic measures to assist in the control of condensation and the black mould.

Our range of ACS Anti Mould and Condensation Control Products complement these basic controls and will prevent these problems occurring for many years.

These methods are particularly helpful in the domestic environment but can be applied equally to most commercial premises.

It is always important to reduce the risk of condensation by observing the following simple recommendations:-

  • Ensure rooms are always warm and properly ventilated, maintaining some low heating throughout the day if possible.

  • When cooking, washing, bathing or drying clothes, keep the door closed and the window open - this prevents warm moist air moving to colder areas of the building.

  • In cold weather keep some heating on all the time.

  • If a paraffin or flue less gas heater is used ensure a window is open a little (every litre of paraffin produces about 1 litre of water).

  • Improve internal / external wall insulation.

  • Use ventilation systems where appropriate.


Product Benefits:

  • Superior Cleaning Power: ACS Mould Wash Concentrate provides excellent cleaning performance, effectively removing mould fungi, mildew, and algae from surfaces, leaving them clean and ready for treatment or further decoration.

  • Versatile Application: This biocide concentrate is suitable for use on a wide range of surfaces, including masonry, tiles, wood, and painted surfaces. Its versatility allows for efficient cleaning in various environments and settings.

  • Pre-Wash for Enhanced Coating Performance: When used as a pre-wash before applying ACS Anti Mould Paint EmulsionACS Anti Mould & Anti Bacterial Paint Emulsion, or ACS Hydrobar Anti Condensation Paint, ACS Mould Wash Concentrate ensures a clean surface, optimizing the effectiveness and longevity of subsequent treatments.

  • General Biocidal Cleaner: ACS Mould Wash Concentrate can be used as a general biocidal cleaner to address mould and algae growth on surfaces, making it a valuable addition to your cleaning arsenal.

  • Concentrated Formula: The concentrated nature of ACS Mould Wash Concentrate allows for cost-effective and long-lasting cleaning solutions. A 250ml bottle can be diluted with water to create 5 litres of ready-to-use product, maximizing the value of your purchase.

  • Approved by HSE: ACS Mould Wash Concentrate carries the HSE Approval No 7676, ensuring its compliance with safety and quality standards. You can trust this product for effective and reliable cleaning results.


Typical Applications:

  • Internal and External Surfaces: ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is designed for use on a wide range of surfaces, both indoors and outdoors. It effectively removes mould fungi, mildew, and algae from masonry, tiles, wood, and painted surfaces.

  • Pre-Wash for Coating Application: When preparing surfaces for treatment with ACS Anti Mould Paint EmulsionACS Anti Mould & Anti Bacterial Paint Emulsion, or ACS Hydrobar Anti Condensation Paint, ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is used as a pre-wash solution to remove existing mould and fungi. This ensures optimal adhesion and performance of subsequent coatings.

  • General Biocidal Cleaning: ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is ideal for general maintenance and cleaning tasks where mould and algae growth are a concern. It can be used on various surfaces, providing effective cleaning and preventing further issues.

  • Residential and Commercial Environments: ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is suitable for use in both residential and commercial settings, offering reliable cleaning solutions for a range of surfaces.


Preparation

  1. Prepare surfaces by removing non-washable and loose material, e.g. flaking paint, grease, dirt, mould or wallpaper.

  2. Make good any surface defects and rub down to a smooth finish.


Application Method

  1. Dilute 1 part ACS Mould Wash Concentrate with 19 parts water.

  2. Wash down the prepared area with the diluted ACS Mould Wash Concentrate using a sponge, scrubbing brush or cloth.

  3. Allow to dry thoroughly, drying times are generally between 1 - 4 hours. Apply second wash in badly soiled areas and allow to dry.

  4. Prime any bare areas of plaster and woodwork with ACS Anti Mould Paint Emulsion, thinned up to 10% with water if necessary.

  5. Apply the appropriate ACS Anti Mould Paint Emulsion or ACS Hydrobar Anti Condensation Coating.

  6. Alternatively, mix ACS Anti Mould Paint Additive into standard emulsion paint at a rate of one 50ml bottle per 2.5L of Emulsion.


Drying Time

Usually around 1- 4 hours.


Coverage

Approximately 10 - 12m² per litre when diluted depending on the porosity and roughness of the surface.

Q) What is ACS Mould Wash Concentrate?

A) ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is a powerful fungicidal cleaner and surface biocide designed for both amateur and professional use. This concentrated solution is formulated to effectively eliminate mould fungi, mildew, and algae on a variety of internal and external surfaces, including masonry, tiles, wood, and painted surfaces. It is often used as a pre-wash to prepare surfaces for further treatment with specific ACS products, ensuring surfaces are clean and conducive to optimal adherence and performance of subsequent coatings.


Q) How do you dilute ACS Mould Wash Concentrate?

A) To dilute ACS Mould Wash Concentrate, mix 1 part of the concentrate with 19 parts water. This ratio will turn the 250ml bottle of concentrate into 5 litres of ready-to-use solution. Dilution should be done in a suitable container, ensuring thorough mixing to achieve a uniform solution for effective application.


Q) On what surfaces can ACS Mould Wash Concentrate be used?

A) ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is versatile and can be applied to a wide range of surfaces. It is suitable for use on internal and external surfaces, including masonry, tiles, wood, and painted surfaces. This flexibility makes it an ideal solution for addressing mould, mildew, and algae issues in various environments, from residential to commercial settings.


Q) Is ACS Mould Wash Concentrate suitable for professional and amateur use?

A) Yes, ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is designed for both professional and amateur use. Its efficacy, coupled with ease of application and safety features, makes it a reliable choice for professionals in the cleaning and maintenance sectors, as well as homeowners seeking to address mould and algae issues on their property.


Q) How long does it take for ACS Mould Wash Concentrate to dry?

A) The drying time for ACS Mould Wash Concentrate typically ranges from 1 to 4 hours, depending on environmental conditions such as temperature, humidity, and air circulation, as well as the porosity and type of surface being treated. It is crucial to allow the treated area to dry thoroughly before applying any further treatments or coatings.


Q) What are the benefits of using ACS Mould Wash Concentrate?

A) ACS Mould Wash Concentrate offers several benefits, including superior cleaning power, versatility across various surfaces, and cost-effectiveness due to its concentrated formula. Additionally, it serves as an excellent pre-wash for enhancing the performance of subsequent ACS coatings and treatments, and it is approved by HSE, assuring compliance with safety and quality standards.


Q) Can ACS Mould Wash Concentrate prevent mould reoccurrence?

A) While ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is highly effective in eliminating existing mould, mildew, and algae, its primary function is cleaning and surface preparation rather than long-term prevention. For best results in preventing mould reoccurrence, it should be used as part of a comprehensive mould control strategy, including maintaining proper ventilation, controlling humidity levels, and applying mould-resistant finishes.


Q) How do I apply ACS Mould Wash Concentrate?

A) To apply ACS Mould Wash Concentrate, first, dilute the concentrate as instructed. Then, use a sponge, scrubbing brush, or cloth to wash down the prepared area with the diluted solution. For areas heavily soiled with mould or algae, a second application may be necessary. After cleaning, allow the surface to dry thoroughly before proceeding with any painting or coating applications.


Q) What preparation is required before using ACS Mould Wash Concentrate?

A) Before applying ACS Mould Wash Concentrate, surfaces should be prepared by removing any non-washable, loose material such as flaking paint, grease, dirt, existing mould, or wallpaper. Surface defects should be repaired, and areas should be rubbed down to a smooth finish to ensure optimal application and effectiveness of the mould wash concentrate.


Q) How much area does ACS Mould Wash Concentrate cover?

A) When diluted according to the recommended ratio, ACS Mould Wash Concentrate can cover approximately 10 to 12 square meters per litre, depending on the porosity and roughness of the surface being treated. This coverage ensures that a single 250ml bottle of concentrate, once diluted, can effectively treat a significant area, offering an economical solution for mould and algae removal.


Q) Is ACS Mould Wash Concentrate environmentally friendly?

A) ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is designed to be effective in mould, mildew, and algae removal while adhering to environmental and safety standards as indicated by its HSE Approval No 7676. Users are encouraged to follow the recommended dilution and application guidelines to minimize environmental impact and ensure safe usage.


Q) Can ACS Mould Wash Concentrate be used in conjunction with other ACS products?

A) Yes, ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is specifically formulated to prepare surfaces for further treatment with ACS products like ACS Anti Mould Paint Additive, ACS Anti Mould Paint Emulsion, ACS Anti Mould & Anti Bacterial Paint Emulsion, and ACS Hydrobar Anti Condensation Paint. By effectively removing mould, mildew, and algae, it ensures that these surfaces are ideally conditioned to maximize the adherence and efficacy of these subsequent treatments, providing a cleaner, more durable finish.


Q) What safety precautions should be taken when using ACS Mould Wash Concentrate?

A) When using ACS Mould Wash Concentrate, safety precautions include wearing protective gloves, goggles, and clothing to avoid skin and eye contact. Ensure the area is well-ventilated during application and drying. Keep the product away from children and pets, and follow the manufacturer's instructions carefully. In case of accidental contact, rinse the affected area with plenty of water and seek medical advice if necessary.


Q) How should ACS Mould Wash Concentrate be stored?

A) Store ACS Mould Wash Concentrate in its original container, tightly closed, in a cool, dry, and well-ventilated area, away from direct sunlight and extreme temperatures. Ensure the bottle is out of reach of children and pets. Proper storage will help maintain the effectiveness of the concentrate and prolong its shelf life.


Q) Can ACS Mould Wash Concentrate be used on painted surfaces without damaging the paint?

A) Yes, ACS Mould Wash Concentrate can be used on painted surfaces without causing damage, provided the paint is in good condition and the product is diluted and applied according to the manufacturer’s instructions. It is always advisable to test on a small, inconspicuous area first to ensure compatibility and to check for any adverse effects on the paint.


Q) What makes ACS Mould Wash Concentrate different from other mould cleaning products?

A) ACS Mould Wash Concentrate stands out due to its powerful fungicidal and biocidal properties, concentrated formula for economic use, versatility across a wide range of surfaces, and its approval by HSE, indicating compliance with rigorous safety and effectiveness standards. Its ability to prepare surfaces for further ACS treatments also makes it a unique component of a comprehensive mould and condensation control strategy.


Q) How often should ACS Mould Wash Concentrate be applied for effective mould control?

A) The frequency of application depends on the severity of the mould problem and the environmental conditions of the area being treated. For maintenance and prevention, an annual application may suffice. However, in areas prone to high humidity or recurrent mould growth, more frequent applications may be necessary, especially before applying protective coatings or when significant growth is observed.


Q) Does ACS Mould Wash Concentrate leave any residue or odour after application?

A) ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is designed to leave minimal residue and odour once properly diluted and applied according to the instructions. Any slight residue can be rinsed off with clean water, and ventilation during application and drying helps minimize any lingering odour. The product's primary goal is to clean surfaces effectively, preparing them for further treatment or use without leaving undesirable traces.


Q) Can ACS Mould Wash Concentrate be used in food preparation areas?

A) While ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is effective in removing mould, mildew, and algae, caution should be exercised when using it in food preparation areas. Surfaces should be thoroughly rinsed with clean water after application and allowed to dry completely before coming into contact with food. It is always advisable to follow product guidelines and local health and safety regulations to ensure safe use in these sensitive areas.


Q) How does ACS Mould Wash Concentrate contribute to a healthier indoor environment?

A) By effectively eliminating mould fungi, mildew, and algae, ACS Mould Wash Concentrate helps reduce the presence of these allergens and irritants, contributing to a healthier indoor environment. Removing these organisms can improve air quality and reduce health risks associated with mould exposure, such as respiratory issues, allergies, and other adverse health effects, particularly in humid or poorly ventilated areas.


Q) Is there any risk of damage to delicate surfaces when using ACS Mould Wash Concentrate?

A) ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is formulated to be safe for use on a wide range of surfaces. However, delicate surfaces or those susceptible to chemical damage should be treated with caution. It's advisable to perform a patch test on an inconspicuous area to ensure the product does not harm the surface. Diluting the concentrate according to instructions and following application guidelines will help minimize the risk of damage.


Q) What are the environmental considerations when using ACS Mould Wash Concentrate?

A) While ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is effective in combating mould, considerations for environmental impact include responsible dilution, application, and disposal practices. Users should avoid allowing the product to enter waterways and should follow local regulations for disposal of chemicals. The product's concentrated nature reduces the frequency of application and volume required, contributing to its environmental efficiency.


Q) How do I ensure maximum effectiveness when using ACS Mould Wash Concentrate?

A) To ensure maximum effectiveness of ACS Mould Wash Concentrate, follow these steps:

  1. Dilute the concentrate accurately according to the 1:19 ratio with water to ensure the correct solution strength.
  2. Prepare surfaces by cleaning off any loose material and ensuring they are smooth and ready for treatment.
  3. Apply the diluted solution liberally to affected areas using a sponge, scrubbing brush, or cloth, ensuring full coverage.
  4. For heavily soiled areas, a second application may be necessary. Allow the surface to dry thoroughly between applications.
  5. Follow up with appropriate ACS coatings or treatments for long-term protection against mould and algae.
  6. Regularly inspect and maintain treated areas to prevent the recurrence of mould growth, especially in high-humidity environments.

 

Q) Can I mix ACS Mould Wash Concentrate with other cleaning agents for enhanced effect?

A) It is not recommended to mix ACS Mould Wash Concentrate with other cleaning agents or chemicals. Mixing different products can lead to unpredictable chemical reactions, potentially reducing the effectiveness of the mould wash or causing harmful fumes. For best results, use the concentrate as directed, and rely on its powerful formula to effectively eliminate mould, mildew, and algae from surfaces.


Q) After applying ACS Mould Wash Concentrate, how soon can I paint or apply coatings?

A) After applying ACS Mould Wash Concentrate, it is crucial to allow the treated surface to dry thoroughly, which generally takes between 1 to 4 hours under optimal conditions. However, this can vary based on environmental factors such as humidity and temperature. Once the surface is completely dry, you can proceed with priming any bare areas and applying appropriate ACS coatings or any other desired treatments. Ensuring the surface is dry helps maximize the adherence and effectiveness of subsequent applications.


Q) Is it necessary to rinse surfaces after using ACS Mould Wash Concentrate?

A) While ACS Mould Wash Concentrate is designed to leave minimal residue, rinsing the treated surface with clean water after application can help remove any remaining solution and ensure the area is thoroughly clean before drying or applying further treatments. This step is particularly important on surfaces that will come into contact with food or in areas frequ