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    What is the RH on the other floors? What is the...

    What is the RH on the other floors? What is the RH in the crawl? Do bath and kitchen fans run at least twenty minutes after showering or cooking.
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    Yes you will need to treat the mold inside as well

    Yes you will need to treat the mold inside as well
  3. Don't agree. It's either clean or dirty. If it's...

    Don't agree. It's either clean or dirty. If it's still dirty it needs to be cleaned again. It takes 2 guys around 7 hours to clean it correct Cleaning all duct pulling the blower cleaning the...
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    At 25 years old I'd put the money into a new unit.

    At 25 years old I'd put the money into a new unit.
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    1st there is no such thing as mold that is not...

    1st there is no such thing as mold that is not dangerus. Every person is different what might affect me may not affect you and vise vers. Saying that the mold just looks like surface mold. So a...
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    Should have got a Toyota.

    Should have got a Toyota.
  7. I'd skip the UV. Over rated with high maintain...

    I'd skip the UV. Over rated with high maintain cost.
  8. Negative air refers to using some kind of...

    Negative air refers to using some kind of negative air. Most of the time this is a vacuum with more than 3500 cfm and some type of agitation tool like whips skippers are rotory brushes. The...
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    Exactly. That's why you use the correct tools

    Exactly. That's why you use the correct tools
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    A cleaning is needed on dryer duct once a year...

    A cleaning is needed on dryer duct once a year for good maintenance.
  11. Thread: Vent filters

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    I'll will just to do it

    I'll will just to do it
  12. I don't agree. Truck van trailer and even...

    I don't agree. Truck van trailer and even portable equipment all can do a great job.
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    I would not hook up a tstat with a Philips head....

    I would not hook up a tstat with a Philips head. I would not clean flex duct with a brush!
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    Fiberglass and flex are very easy to clean. Just...

    Fiberglass and flex are very easy to clean. Just get the correct tools.
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    Got 4 skids yesterday.

    Got 4 skids yesterday.
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    20% - 60%

    20% - 60%
  17. Thread: Fresh Air

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    Most homes much less rooms have fresh air! What...

    Most homes much less rooms have fresh air! What are you looking to do? What is the room used for?
  18. If you are having issues then I'd say yes get the...

    If you are having issues then I'd say yes get the HVAC system cleaned. This should take a good company 5 to 8 hours with two guys. If u are not having issues I'd hold off a few more years. HVAC...
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    Time for y'all to upgrade

    Time for y'all to upgrade
  20. Thread: racing work vans

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    Nothing like raising vans that are all ready over...

    Nothing like raising vans that are all ready over loaded by a couple of thousand pounds! It's all fun and games tell somebody gets killed. Just saying guys. Be careful. Merry Christmas.
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    Good article. To bad I'm on the east cost were...

    Good article. To bad I'm on the east cost were the rh is high enoght to support lots of mold growth. I can find at least 75% of units I open with at least some mold. This might be miner in most...
  22. Thread: Wendy's

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    Five guys is the same as Wendy's. Just more...

    Five guys is the same as Wendy's. Just more expensive.
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    Low end unit = low end install

    Low end unit = low end install
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    Jack Danles bottle over AA ceiling. Book in...

    Jack Danles bottle over AA ceiling. Book in supply duct to day care. Old silver spoons and coins in a very old hospitial. Budwiser can in or supply duct
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    I have videos of cleaning flex duct. Never have...

    I have videos of cleaning flex duct. Never have damaged any duct before cleaning it. If you do your using the wrong tool.
  26. Best way is using negative air! Just liked you...

    Best way is using negative air! Just liked you described.
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    Dormant mold is an allergen so you need to remove...

    Dormant mold is an allergen so you need to remove it completely. Spraying bleach on mold by a professional is asking for a lawsuit. A home owner is fine but stick to the products that are EPA...
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    Why test it! You see it so you know it is there....

    Why test it! You see it so you know it is there. Spend the money to clean it up! Any good HVAC cleaning company can handel this for under a grand. Have both HVAC systems cleaned and treated with...
  29. Thread: Don't see why?

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    id bet dehumidifier will not be needed after...

    id bet dehumidifier will not be needed after crawl is sealed up
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    Have found empty JD bottle in duct over AAA class...

    Have found empty JD bottle in duct over AAA class room. Beer cans loaded with mold in or supply duct. Children's book in daycare supply main trunk Drugs drugs and more drugs.
  31. I have two for about 8 years. Mine have never...

    I have two for about 8 years. Mine have never leaked. But at $40 if they do just pitch them. As with any heaters first time it's on I'm sure they will burn of the dust. Mine make no noise.
  32. Oil filled is the only way to go. I have one and...

    Oil filled is the only way to go. I have one and it will heat my 28 x 27 basement very quickly! Once hot about five minutes they will really roll. Plus once turned off they will stay hot for a bit.
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    Never heard of that turm before.

    Never heard of that turm before.
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    First add auto bath fans to the bathrooms. ...

    First add auto bath fans to the bathrooms. These will cut on when the rh gets to set level. Second a dehumidifier will be a good idea. Reduce the rh clean the mold and I bet the issue will be...
  35. Yes they need to have it cleaned! Any liner...

    Yes they need to have it cleaned! Any liner needs to be coated with something like Foster 40-20. Company needs to use negative air not a shop Vac are roto brush. Average size system two guys 5 7...
  36. Thread: Home IAQ???

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    To-15 test is a typical test that would be done....

    To-15 test is a typical test that would be done. It will test for vocs. Look at around 525.00 for the test.
  37. Yes but there are not many on the market. They...

    Yes but there are not many on the market. They have had products for at least 15 years.
  38. Mold can stay dormant for years. Once it gets...

    Mold can stay dormant for years. Once it gets the moisture back it will start to grow again. Dead mold is an allergen. So it needs to be taken care of properly. As far as BBJ goes. It is spected...
  39. Bbj is the most widely used chemical. I can find...

    Bbj is the most widely used chemical. I can find at least some mold in 70% of the units I look in. 10% are bad.
  40. I think bbj is effective for around 60 days an...

    I think bbj is effective for around 60 days an hour is nothing. When foster 40 80 was EPA certain for HVAC systems it had up to a 160 day kill time. I'd love to see this info u have on uv. I know...
  41. Fogging is ineffective for HVAC systems. There...

    Fogging is ineffective for HVAC systems. There not enough chemical. Go with an airless sprayer will put more chemical where it is needed. UV lights will do nothing to kill mold and viruses blowing...
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    Clean and then coat the insulation with foster 40...

    Clean and then coat the insulation with foster 40 20
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    I'd think even a merv 8 filter would take care of...

    I'd think even a merv 8 filter would take care of the dust because it is a large particulate. If dander is the issue then the heap would be best
  44. Thread: iPad. ???????????

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    I have a 3 I pods 1 Mac and agree apple makes...

    I have a 3 I pods 1 Mac and agree apple makes good stuff. Just think the size is two big. That is my only issue with it other than that I would think it's a good product. The smaller tablets would be...
  45. Thread: iPad. ???????????

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    The issue with the I pad is they are to big. A...

    The issue with the I pad is they are to big. A smaller tablet is easier to carry and can do the same things the I pad can do.
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    Did not know they sold any thing but AL

    Did not know they sold any thing but AL
  47. Trane 20c does a lot of this when charging

    Trane 20c does a lot of this when charging
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    Yes co2 should be under 900 ppm open fresh air up...

    Yes co2 should be under 900 ppm open fresh air up to get to this.turn fan to on to move the air. 78 is very warm I'd set it lower. Get a lock box so the T stat war can end.
  49. http://www.abatement.com/air-duct/duct-pro-power-r...

    http://www.abatement.com/air-duct/duct-pro-power-rod.htm
    Reverse AIRE-SWEEP® Assembly: C320K (25’) & C335K (35’)
    Forward AIRE-SWEEP® Assembly: C310K...
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    Ozone is the best and fastest! Safe No!

    Ozone is the best and fastest! Safe No!
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