Re: Mold Prevention coatings applied during new construction
Posted by Robert on 11/03/04
On 11/03/04, Gilligan wrote:
> On 11/02/04, Robert wrote:
>> EPA registration is important only if you are actually applying a
>> pesticide. The EPA regulates pesticides. Most of the mold
>> prevention products do not contain pesticides. All the mold Killers
>> contain pesticides.
>> Paint products have all kinds of additives added to them and they do
>> not require EPA approval. The new mold prevention products are under
>> the same requirements. Those of you, who do not understand the
>> guidelines of the Gov't and what they are for are mislead
>> I have been a builder for years and understand water intrusions and
>> mold. To prevent is better than to react.
>> Several of the products on the market are designed to kill existing
>> mold on the product surface. This is good, but they do not last
>> (check the warranty claims) they also can be washed off by a water
>> intrusion over time. (once again not good because mold needs moisture
>> to grow).
>> Once you actually check out the facts you all will see that you should
>> prevent mold growth over the long term, see your states home owners
>> warranty (most are 10 years and then some).
>> Be very careful of fast talking salesmen that try to scare you away
>> from products or into using product. These guys are no good. Check
>> the facts warranties are very important, and it doesn't really matter
>> what state the parent company resides in. If the manufacturer doesn't
>> warrant the product then don't trust them. Chevy and Ford stand
>> behind their products so do several companies out there.
>> On 11/01/04, concerned wrote:
>>> I looked up the St Jude Case. I was told the John Barry and Lenny
>>> Abbott owned PCG. I did not see anything about either of them. I
>>> have been approached by PCG to sell their product instead of the
>>> Aegis product in Florida. Everyone at the CIA Group has been very
>>> forward with their product and its ability to fight mold. I do
>>> that EPA registration is important. Who else is protecting us?
>>> PCG is nothing but an opportunistic fraud
>>>> taking advantage of a vunerable Florida market. They mislead you
>>>> by making illegal claims and getting their users in trouble for a
>>>> quick buck, (see EPA treated Article Exemption PR notice
>>>> www.epa.gov), their so called technology officer is named in a
>>>> lawsuit involving St.Jude where he developed a product that - see
>>>> for yourself, its sickening: (www.mnd.uscourts.gov/Tunheim) a
>>>> cohort real estate scam artist with other lawsuits on file in
>>>> kansas and indiana. BUYER BEWARE.
>>>>It sounds to me like someone has a bit of product envy! I also
> checked out your us courts website, and there was nothing there.
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