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Mold

Mold is usually fuzzy or slimy in appearance. It appears as irregularly shaped spots that can have different colors – blue, green, yellow, brown, gray, black, or white. Oftentimes, surfaces that are covered in mold begin to rot.

 

Mold

Iowa Department of Health recommendation on mold.

Does the state of Iowa regulate mold testing and removal / remediation of mold?

Will mold return after it is cleaned or removed?

 

Why is Microshield better that bombs / fogging, chemical treatments...?

Once the fog or chemical is goan what protection remains.  That is a question for the individual product.  In the case of MicroShield 360 Mold killing remains active for 3 to 10 years depending on the treatment location.  MicroShield 360 can be prematurely deactivated through a build up of grime or filth, painting over, mechanical  or abrasive removal... terminating its ability to kill mold.

 

Where does it come from?

 

What kinds of mold commonly grow in homes?

 

What mold will Microshield 360 kill?

Alterania alternate 
Aphanizomenon sp. 
Aspergillusflavus 
Aspergillus niger 
Aspergillussydowi 
Aspergillusterreus 
Aspergillus versicolor 
Aspergillus verrucaria 
Aureobasidium pullans 
Candida albicans 
Candida pseudotropocalis 
Chaetomium globsum 
Cladosporium cladosporioides

Chlorella vulgaris 
Dreschslera australiensis 
Epidermophyton sp. 
Gliomastix cerealis 
Gloeophyllum trabeum 
Microsporum sp. 
Microsporum audouinii 
Monilia grisea 
Oscillatoria 
Penicillium chrysogenum 
Pencillium commune 
Penicillium funiculosum 
Penicillium pinophilium 
Penicillium variable 
Phoma fimeti 
Pithomyces chartarum 
Poria placenta 
Scenedesmus 
Saccharonyces cerevisiae 
Scolecobasidium humicola 
Selenastrum sp. 
Trichoderma viride 
Trichophyton interdigitale 
Trichophyton maidson 
Trichophyton mentogrophytes 
Trichophyton sp. 

Where does mold commonly grow?

What environmental conditions will support mold growth? 

Is mold testing recommended?


 

 

MicroShield 360 is an EPA registered and FDA approved coating system that prevents 90+ pathogens from living on surface which includes Fungi like Algae, Mold, Yeast…

 

After water and or mold damage it is important to prevent mold growth or further growth and damage.  Professionally applying MicroShield 360 to the affected and surrounding area is the best way to do that.  Our two step proprietary process disinfects and coats the surfaces using an electrostatic sprayer that covers the surface more completely than conventional sprayers, wipes...  With one single application product integrity on exposed surfaces can prevent mold from growing for up to 3 year, and up to 10 years in construction materials.

Your best defence after flooding or water damage is to treat the areas with MicroShield 360 after it is dried and cleanout and before restoration starts.  Treating construction materials such as subfloor, wall studs... will give you 10 years of protection against mold growing on treated surfaces.  The expense of having to replace floors, walls or ceilings, one or two years after completing repairs or restoration from water damage is costly and frustrating. Protect your investment and your self with MicroShield 360 after any water damage.

 

Additional Resources:

Mold Info.

EPA - Molds are part of the natural environment, and can be found everywhere, indoors and outdoors.  Mold is not usually a problem, unless it begins growing indoors.  Click Here to read more.

CDC - People with asthma, allergies, or other breathing conditions may be more sensitive to mold.
People with immune suppression (such as people with HIV infection, cancer patients taking chemotherapy, and people who have received an organ transplant) are more susceptible to mold infections. People with weakened immune systems can develop invasive mold infections days to weeks after exposure to fungi that live in the environment. People with a weakened immune system, especially people receiving treatment for cancer, people who have had an organ or stem cell transplant, and people taking medicines that suppress the immune system, should avoid cleaning up mold. Children should not take part in disaster cleanup work. 
Click Here to read more.