• What is the IICRC?

    • June 24, 2019
    • brandon

    What is IICRC R520? The subject of IIRC comes up often in our industry. When the Pure Maintenance dry fog system is explained to customers, inspectors, and realtors; many ask the question, “Does this technology align itself with IICRC protocol?”. The q …

  • What Is The Link Between Lyme Disease and Mold

    • May 15, 2019
    • brandon

    What is the connection between Lyme disease and Mold? What is Lyme disease? A brief definition straight from the internet: Lyme disease, also known as Lyme borreliosis, is an infectious disease caused by a bacterium named Borrelia which is spread by ti …

  • Why is Mold an Epidemic?

    • May 10, 2019
    • brandon

      The Mold Epidemic Mold is not a new problem, however; mold is a rapidly growing problem. We know that even in biblical times, the Lord gave pretty direct instructions to Moses and Aaron on the importance of handling mold in the homes and clothin …

  • Top 10 Places Mold Might Be Hiding Inside Your Home

    • April 17, 2019
    • brandon

    Where will you find mold in your home? Mold is becoming more and more of a health concern as the country is becoming educated on the dangers of mold and associated mold toxins. There are a number of places that mold will begin to manifest itself when a …

  • Does OZone work for Mold Remediation

    • April 11, 2019
    • Pure Maintenance

    Does OZone work for Mold Remediation?   Occasionally we run into customers who have attempted ozone remediation and have been disappointed. Ozone is a naturally-occurring gas. As part of the upper levels of our atmosphere, ozone is really importan …

  • Is UV light effective?

    • March 29, 2019
    • Pure Maintenance

    You can google UV light and mold and stumble onto a plethora of information and mis-information relative to UV (ultra violet) light and its attempt to control mold. According to the EPA, 92 million Americans live in substandard air quality. The concept …

  • Sick Home Syndrome

    What is Happening To Our Homes?

    • March 25, 2019
    • brandon

    Why seemingly healthy homes are making us sick. Why are so many homes that have been professionally remediated still making one or more family members sick? The flood or serious leak occurred, the insurance company came to the rescue along with the maj …

  • Chronic Inflamatory Response Syndrome “CIRS”

    • March 20, 2019
    • Pure Maintenance

    We often run into customers who talk of Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS). CIRS occurs when there is widespread inflammation caused by a bio-toxin (often mold) in the body that leads to immune system dysfunction. “Mold illness” is a subcate …

  • The Dead Mold Myth

    • February 8, 2019
    • Pure Maintenance

    Where did the Dead Mold Myth come from, and why does it linger? Bleach The question gets asked often. What do we tell customers who have either read or been told that “dead mold” can still make you sick. To answer this and other misconceptions, let’s d …

  • Why Traditional Mold Remediation Doesn’t Work

    • December 27, 2018
    • Pure Maintenance

    To understand traditional mold remediation, it is important to understand Mold History. Mold has been an issue for centuries. You can read about the challenges of mold in homes even in Biblical times. Even before science began to link mold exposure to …