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Wednesday's Ask the Experts: Mold remediation

November 25, 2009
Wednesday''s Ask the Experts question from a cleaning professional on the International Custodial Advisors Network (ICAN) "Ask the Experts" page: I need to know what bleach-alternative products are available to clean mold from bathrooms.
The answer:
To effectively treat these areas, you need to penetrate surface pores with something that will kill the organism while removing any available nutrient or residues, which might harbor or provide food for the mold.
Hot, moist steam at temperatures of 220 to 230 degrees Fahrenheit will penetrate far deeper into all substrates, destroy the mold organism while at the same time remove ... — Rick Hoverson, Advanced Vapor Technologies, LLC
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