Re: Mold Prevention coatings applied during new construction
Posted by dd on 11/03/04
Thanks for anwering those points.. Laypeople, especially those recovering
from mold-related illness and devestation have a hard time finding basic,
On 11/02/04, Marty wrote:
> More Gov't controls on mold. what's next. I contacted PCG,
> Envirocare, Fosters, Aegis, CIA Group and Nova. Wow talk about a bunch
> of people who all beleive that there product is the best.
> Why does everyone on this website continue to bash each other?? This
> sounds like a bunch of cry babies that have gotten their butts kicked by
> a specific vendor and are acting like a professional football player or
> I thought this chatroom was for information sharing, not a bunch of cry
> babies. Does anyone actually call up these companies and talk to anyone
> anymore or just try and fight behind their backs?
> to the response on Aegis, CIA and Nova these are virtually the same
> product. Designed for killing the existing molds, works as a one time
> kill, but these are not designed for long term protection. Reference
> their warranties Aegis doesn't have one, CIA appears to have copied
> EnviroCares and Nova doesn't have one, but is involved with a third
> party company, an insurance company that warranties them. (trust if you
> will) Good short term protection, but no meat on the warranties to
> protect ourselves.
> EnviroCare and PCG, these companies did have a common link, John Barry,
> well known coatings expert. He left EnviroCare and now works for PCG,
> it is noted though he is not the inventor of the products, he is only
> technical support.
> These products have a 20 and 25 year full remediation warranty
> respectively. The EnviroCare product E-coat and PCG product Forticel
> are completely different in their chemical makeup. E-coat is polymer
> based, while Forticel is a blend of 3 antimicrobials.
> I actually got samples of all the products and have had several
> different labs do a variety of tests on these products. some of the
> posted claims are true. Aegis and CIA do an effective job of killing
> mold, although the PCG product also did very well. The E-coat and PCG
> product did hold up to the soak tests the best, while Nova, Aegis and
> CIA a
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