Re: Mold Prevention coatings --Dr. Lipsey
Posted by Dr. Richard Lipsey, toxicologist on 9/07/04
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....email@example.com
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: