Re: Soda Blasting For Mold Removal???
Posted by Rem Dude on 12/04/06
Sean, since there is no governing or regulatory body for the mold
remediation industry, I don’t see how any remediation protocol no matter
how poorly conceived can be “banned”. However, there are plenty of indoor
air quality and environmental consultants who will not recommend the
procedure nor clear a structure that has been remediated with the method.
On 12/04/06, Sean Campbell wrote:
> Can you give me some examples of places where SodaBlasting is banned for
> On 9/30/06, RemDude wrote:
>> David - Fortunately, most indoor air quality professionals,
>> environmental consultants, and IH’s do not clear structures that have
>> been soda blasted nor do they spec the process. As many have pointed
>> out, the concept is not applicable nor wise for bio contamination.
>> While it might be great for auto parts and metal restoration, it
>> simply does nothing but magnify mold contamination. Like many
>> remediation professionals, I have to charge twice as much to clean up
>> the mess caused by soda blasting,
>> While the unwitting customer may be wowed and amazed at the process,
>> the industry is responding. You simply cannot in good conscience clear
>> a structure that has been blasted. Like all other bad remediation
>> fads, this too will fade away. The IAQA, the IICRC, and industry
>> professionals will exert the necessary pressure to ensure this
>> happens. In the meantime, customers will get taken for an expensive
>> On 9/28/06, David wrote:
>>> This process is a chronic problem in the New Orleans area, it's gone
>>> from one to now a dozen companies and they are getting a lot of
>>> work. No one is protecting the consumer, not the CDC, the LDEQ, nor
>>> the State Contractor's Licensing Board.
>>> A few years from now it'll be a national scandal - "why didn't
>>> warn the consumer!?" I'm trying but who is going to listen to me
>>> when the these guys have the support of so many Home Building
>>> Associations and such.
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