Do air scrubbers kill mold?

Mold dangers come not just from visible surface growth, but even more so from the microscopic particles persistently shed over time undetected. Proper remediation requires eliminating colonies at their core and decontaminating the surrounding air pathways they infiltrate. This is where commercial-grade air scrubbing proves critical. Scientific studies verified that over 75% of long-term mold contamination exists behind porous materials like drywall where treatments cannot readily reach. Surface cleaning and bleaching attempts at best only temporarily mask deeper issues. Air scrubbing targets the released spores directly by capturing them ongoing.

While no equipment actively «kills» mold in itself, containing and mechanically filtering spores before deposition cuts off the outward spread. This two-stage process stops ongoing release from hidden colonies.

Stage 1 – Starvation – Physically capturing airborne spores right at the emission source prevents them from starting secondary deposition growths elsewhere. Their reproductive cycle breaks. 

Stage 2 – Containment – Scrubbing then recirculating filtered air inside a sealed target zone concentrates collection while blocking spores from contaminating adjacent areas. Restricted airflow pathways prevent food supplies needed for colony regrowth. Executed thoroughly, this method essentially encapsulates and controls mold.

  • Physically removing spore transmission threats
  • Quarantining and concentrating colonies in one area 
  • Cutting off growth spread opportunities beyond that site   

When paired with follow-up remediation cleaning the contaminated materials, air scrubbing gives a one-two punch to stop mold dangers at their core.

Why do relying on HVAC filters fall short?

Home heating and cooling systems no doubt capture some airborne particles over time. However, significant limitations keep basic HVAC filtration far from adequate protection against mold concerns.

  • Small surface filter areas allow only partial air volumes through ducted vents. Most air bypasses are unchanged.
  • Low airflow speeds move limited air gently rather than actively collecting with force. Heavy particles settle out of circulation. 
  • Restricted duct access cannot address contamination sources like flooded corners or crawlspaces. 
  • No containment abilities to prevent spore migration from isolated areas elsewhere.
  • Handling moisture and musty debris quickly overwhelms unit capacity.

While helpful as a preventative bonus, relying solely on basic HVAC fan filtering proves wholly insufficient once mold hazards occur behind porous claddings and inside structural cavities. Stopping these threats requires dedicated air scrubbing. Don’t keep inhaling hazardous mold particles – contact DamageControl of Orlando to discuss commercial-grade air scrubbing systems guaranteed to trap spores for good. 

Superior commercial grade air scrubbing advantages

  • Custom hosting easily accesses tight contaminant locations directly. Flexibility allows precise source capture positioning.
  • High-powered fans actively pull far greater surrounding air volume through specialized filtration. It allows fuller reach within spaces. 
  • Multi-stage filtration combining HEPA and carbon layers handles particulate and gases for complete mitigation treatment.
  • Exhaust venting options to create negative pressure containments preventing cross-contamination to other areas beyond the target zone. 

Top-tier engineering maximizes particulate removal from occupied structures. User-adjustable settings further customize exactly where remediation occurs. This pinpoint accuracy defines state-of-the-art air scrubbing against microscopic threats.

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