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We all have heard of the hype behind mold removal and remediation.  It is important to know the facts and the reasoning behind this hot topic.

You want to be sure you are providing a healthy environment for your family.  In Florida we are inundated with dust, pollen and other allergens.  We do have a great concern in our area regarding mold and mildew.  There are some effective solutions to this problem that we would be happy to provide.  UV lights actually emit a wavelength of light that is imbibed by DNA.  The light will mutate the DNA, cuasing damage to the proteins that keep bacterias, fungis, virus and other single-celled organisms alive.  A professional “Deep Clean” and “Duct Sanitation”  will physically scrub and remove dirt, dust, pet dander, mold and mildew from the surfaces of your air conditioning unit. You will never be free from having to treat your home for such issues, much like pest control or other household maintenance you will have to be sure to get the system checked and cleaned intermittently.

You can read more about these topics found in the following pages.  All gathered in one location to help you stay informed.   At first we discuss Humidity and the role it plays in our homes and quality of our indoor air.  Following that a very informative page from the Florida Health Department with a useful links including “What is Mold? and “How to Prevent It”.  Before you hire just any company check out the Florida Statues on Mold Remediation, and check to be sure the company you use is licensed properly.  Finally a list of the top 10 ways to prevent mold in any home with easy things you can do or have done by your air conditioning service company in Port Charlotte, FL

Humidity|by Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC), a research institute of the University of Central Florida

http://www.fsec.ucf.edu/en/consumer/buildings/basics/humidity.htm

Humidity is a term that everyone uses, but technically speaking, not always accurately. We sometimes assume air is at high humidity when we are uncomfortably warm. Sometimes we are not aware of high humidity when the air is cool around 70°F.

Indoor Air Quality Guide to Mold in Florida| by Florida Health Department

http://www.doh.state.fl.us/environment/community/indoor-air/mold.htm

The Florida Department of Health has developed this brochure to address some of the most common questions and concerns about indoor mold, how it affects human health, and ways in which you can prevent or remove it.

Florida Statutes – Mold Remediation Prepared by National Center for Healthy Housing

http://www.healthyhomestraining.org/codes/State_Codes/FL_Hazard_Mold_8-14-09.pdf

The Legislature finds it necessary in the interest of the public safety and welfare, to prevent damage to real and personal property, to avert economic injury to the residents of this state, and to regulate persons and companies that hold themselves out to the public as qualified to perform mold-related services.

How to Prevent Mold Growth in Your Home

http://www.magnoliaheatandair.com/resources/hvac-blog/avoid-mold-growth

When it comes to preventing mold growth in your home, there is one rule you should always remember: control the moisture and you will control the mold. Excessive moisture, especially on walls, is the primary thing that attracts mold spores and allows them to spread

 

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This article comes on the heels of a local news reports of  scare tactics being used on service calls. As a homeowner if you are ever uncomfortable, or feel pressured by a technician you should accept the recommendation and let them know you will be getting back to them.  Check the information you were given.  Not all of us have the time to do our own research.  A second opinion is an affordable and proven method of assuring you receive quality service.  For an expert home evaluation and free second opinions for Air Conditioning Service Port Charlotte, FL  call 941-764-0026 today!

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