Mold: Before You Reach for the Bleach…

On Sunday, I was watching football on television and checking out the Ryder Cup during the commercials. The golf was incredible, and I sent a text message to a friend to see if he was watching the US beat the Europeans. He texted me back saying that he could not watch golf because he was cleaning up mold in his house. They exact text message read:

3 thoughts on “Mold: Before You Reach for the Bleach…

  1. Cade October 6, 2008 / 4:13 pm

    Michael, <br>Thanks for you comment. You are correct. That is one reason why we recommend removing or cleaning mold with Vital Oxide or ne of our other products. Thanks again and keep the comments coming.

  2. patty November 11, 2008 / 2:04 pm

    Does the amount of time that the bleach penetrates an object affect the results?<br>Also, isn't bleach an irritant to the skin, eyes and airways/mucous membranes? I notice that when I wash trays in 30% bleach, my eyes get red and dry, and my face feels burned. I also get short of breath. Does Vital Oxide do the same? And, does bleach do that because I use hot water bleach from the steam into the air…

  3. michaelm October 2, 2008 / 6:44 pm

    I take issue with only one minor thing about bleach and mold, Bleach actually puts mold spores into a dormant state. leaving them to resurface later after repairs and clean up are done, the mold spores are still there. This is the main reason bleach does not work on mold, the whitening is a side effect.

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