Additive's & Mildewcide
I-Wood-Care recommends using a mildewcide additive with every recoat of exterior stain. These products are mixed into the stain before application and inhibit mold and mildew growth. Adds mildew resistance without affection the finish's durability, drying time, or color. This will last as long as the stain last.
What is Stay-Clean I/E? Stay clean I/E is a mildewcide paint additive designed to inhibit mold & mildew growth on interior and exterior surfaces.
Where can Stay-Clean I/E be applied? Stay Clean I/E can be applied on most interior and exterior surfaces, including bathrooms, kitchens, decks, and pantries.
Does Stay-Clean I/E Kill Mildew? No, it does not kill mildew. It is a mildewcide additive that inhibits the growth of mold and mildew on surfaces. One of the only things that kills mildew is bleach. Stay-Clean I/E helps keep the mildew away after the mold and/or mildew has been removed.
Will it affect the appearance of the finish? Stay-Clean I/E will NOT affect the color or drying time of the coating. It can even be added to a clear coating.
What surface preparation is involved? It is recommended that you remove all existing mold & mildew before painting, and be sure that the area to be painted is clean and dry.
What type of coating can Stay-Clean I/E be mixed with? Stay-Clean I/E be added to any oil or latex based paint, stain, or sealant. It can even be mixed with wallpaper adhesive.
Does Stay-Clean I/E have an odor or harmful fumes? No.
How long does the Stay-Clean I/E last? It will last 3-5 years depending on conditions.
.9 Grams for 1 Gallon of stain or paint
.45 Grams for 1 5 Gallon of stain or paint
Usage: Exterior/Interior for all stains or paints.