Re: Soda Blasting For Mold Removal???
Posted by JOE ALEXANDER on 9/01/06
On 5/22/06, RemDude wrote:
> I also agree that soda blasting creates more problems than it
> solves. How anyone can believe that aerosolizing contamination
> is a good thing for contaminated structures is beyond me. The
> only folks pushing this technology are those who sell the
> expensive equipment and soda for the process. It is being
> banned in many areas and IHs wonít touch the process.
> Yet another bad idea...
> On 4/03/06, Mold Remover wrote:
>> PD - You are correct in that soda blasting is a new method
>> being employed for mold removal. The environmentalists
>> somehow seem to believe that soda is both natural and
>> environmentally safe. I would not recommend anyone using
>> this method for mold removal. Soda is caustic, eats metal
>> surfaces, and is not an approved mold killer.
>> The only good thing it has going for it, is itís fast.
>> Thatís why you are seeing it used. Considering the other
>> cost effective remediation methods being deployed, soda
>> blasting is NOT the answer. Look into the latest chemical
>> remediation methods being used. This is the cost effective
>> and labor efficient answer for mold remediation.
>> On 3/29/06, P. Davidson wrote:
>>> I have read about soda blasting as a new method being used
>>> in the mold remediation business. Can anyone tell me how
>>> effective the process is in killing mold and what the
>>> dangers are for this type of method? It seems that there
>>> would be a host of issues regarding the caustic nature of
>>> soda, the potential for excessive mold release into the
>>> environment, and the potential to drive spores deeper into
>>> the substrate. Wouldnít there be significant liability
>>> associated with this method?
>>> Anyone have any practical experience with this?
SODA BLAST MOLD