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    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 )

    On 8/27/04, Greg Weatherman wrote:
    > People,
    > 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:

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