Re: Mold Prevention coatings --Dr. Lipsey
Posted by John S. on 10/21/04
Well to all of you that posted in regard to this aspect of
protection, these coatings are better to have than not to have.
There is a new company called Bio-Barrier, LLC that has a mold
coating that is applied during the building process that does
safely inhibit mold/fungi/algae growth. They also modify all
other environments against pathogenic microorganisms. It is a
great step in the right direction for sure! Also, to those who
think that these services and products are not worth
consideration are uneducated and close-minded. Yes prevention is
the idea; however, that is what these companies are offering-
added protection/prevention that is verifiable and affordable.
Keep in mind, that microbes are never going away. Going after the
source/cause of microbial growth etc, is necessary, but other
security measures couldn’t hurt. Check out www.bio-barrier.net.
They are the future!
On 9/07/04, Dr. Richard Lipsey, toxicologist wrote:
> Greg: Thanks for your important comments on this chatboard.
> We need more people like you who have real world experience. I
> like what you did on those two homes in VA. recently (
> remediation ) for the Lewis and Roberts Lawfirm.
> Dr. Richard L. Lipsey
> Toxicologist and Instructor
> University of North Florida, OSHA Cert/HazMat
> Univ. of Florida Jax Poison Control Board
> ( 904 )398-2168....firstname.lastname@example.org
> On 8/27/04, Greg Weatherman wrote:
>> You are placing way too much trust into antifungal sealers,
>> paints and coatings. Pay more attention to correcting the
>> cause of the water or condensation intrusion. There is no
>> antifungal sealer, paint or coating that can win the fight
>> against mold and spore-forming bacteria if the source of
>> water or condensation intrusion is not corrected.
>> It is wreckless to use an antifungal sealer, paint or coating
>> on the seal plate and rim joist (band joist) of a home. These
>> structural wood members need to be able to dry to the indoors
>> and outdoors unless you live in the hot and humid Southeast
>> like Florida. In Florida, they have to be able to dry to the
>> indoors. There is a load of free information on:
Mold Prevention coatings work!
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