Peracetic Acid and Mold Remediation

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Peracetic acid is also a powerful tool in mold remediation. Mold can quickly spread throughout a building if there is a water leak or high humidity. Allergies, respiratory issues, and even neurological problems have all been linked to mold exposure.

Traditional ways to get rid of mold include removing it by demolition, tearing out contaminated materials, and rebuilding afterward. If mold is in the HVAC system, oftentimes it is recommended to replace the entire system, costing thousands of dollars.

Pure Maintenance uses a proprietary solution called InstaPURE, which contains 5% peracetic acid, as part of their mold remediation process. InstaPURE is an effective, safe, and environmentally friendly way to get rid of mold spores and keep them from coming back.

The process starts by creating a dry fog that fills the entire space and reaches every surface, including hidden areas that are often missed during traditional remediation methods. The dry fog contains tiny particles of InstaPURE that penetrate every crevice and surface, eliminating mold spores on contact.

Once the fog has settled, the space is left to air out for a short period, and then a second fog is applied to the space to ensure complete coverage. This process is repeated until all mold spores are eliminated without harming the environment or putting people’s health at risk.

What is Peracetic Acid

The food industry frequently uses peracetic acid, also known as peroxyacetic acid, a potent oxidizer, to clean and disinfect. It is also used as a disinfectant and sterilant in the healthcare and wastewater treatment industries.

Peracetic acid’s ability to rapidly degrade into harmless byproducts like water and oxygen sets it apart from other disinfectants and makes it a more eco-friendly choice.

Peracetic Acid in Other Industries

In addition to its effectiveness in mold remediation, peracetic acid is also used in other industries, such as the agricultural and brewing industries. This means proper precautions must be taken whenever peracetic acid is used. 

In conclusion, peracetic acid is a strong and versatile oxidizer used in many industries to clean and sterilize things. The fact that Pure Maintenance uses peracetic acid to get rid of mold is a game-changer. It gives a safe and effective solution to a common and potentially dangerous problem. As with any chemical, it’s important to use peracetic acid carefully and follow all safety rules to avoid harming your health.

Ready to learn more about peracetic acid and the state-of-the-art mold remediation process offered by Pure Maintenance of Texas? Contact us today for further information!


What is Dry Fog Mold Remediation, and How Does It Work?

Pure Maintenance’s Sugar Land mold remediation is an innovative two-step process that ensures all indoor spaces are free from pesky and potentially hazardous growth. Our patented dry fog technology produces a safe, ultra-fine vapor comprised of water and an environmentally friendly biocide that effectively penetrates even the most difficult-to-reach areas like air ducts or behind walls for complete coverage against existing mold spores.

A Comprehensive Process

At the start of any mold remediation job, our team begins with a comprehensive evaluation to determine all areas affected. Following this, we utilize advanced dry fog equipment and EPA-approved products that work in perfect synergy to eliminate visible and hidden mold – preventing it from coming back for good. 


Our process offers a non-destructive way to fight against potentially hazardous mold. No expensive tear-out or sanding is needed, so you can keep furniture, clothing, and other items safe – plus, the process takes only 4–6 hours! Save energy (and money!) while getting your home clean fast with minimal disruption.

Commercial Properties

The treatment is also suitable for larger commercial properties where mold is often a problem. Our equipment is able to cover large areas quickly and effectively, eliminating mold in a matter of hours and allowing the business to resume operations as soon as possible.


Dry fog remediation is an incredibly efficient way to remove mold and ensure the health of any indoor space. This non-invasive method can be used in residential or commercial buildings and penetrates even hard-to-reach areas like air ducts, completely eliminating all traces of dangerous spores for good. With dry fog technology, users are guaranteed a safe environment free from hazardous fungal growth!

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Can UV Lamps Kill Mold in Your Home?

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Mold is a common issue, especially in high-humidity climates. It can be a nuisance and even cause health issues if left untreated. Homeowners may wonder if using a UV (ultraviolet) lamp to kill mold is effective. Let’s look at UV lamps’ efficacy in eliminating mold in your home.

How Do UV Lamps Work?

UV lamps emit ultraviolet light, which can help eliminate germs, bacteria, viruses, and other contaminants. When used correctly, they can help reduce the number of airborne particles that could cause health problems or worsen existing health conditions. However, there are limitations to using UV lamps for mold control.


Limitations of Using UV Lamps for Mold Control

First, it is essential to note that while UV lamps can help reduce the number of airborne particles, they cannot kill mold on surfaces such as walls or ceilings where it has already taken hold.

This is because ultraviolet light does not penetrate deeper than three millimeters into porous materials like wood and drywall, making it ineffective against mold colonies that have already taken root.

Furthermore, certain types of mold are resistant to ultraviolet radiation or require more intense levels of exposure than what most consumer-grade UVC lamps can provide.

This means that while you may still be able to reduce the airborne particles from existing colonies, you won’t necessarily eliminate them by using a UV lamp alone.

Finally, even with advanced UVC lamps that produce higher intensity levels of ultraviolet radiation, there is always the risk of exposing yourself or your family members to these powerful lights, which could have adverse health effects over time.


Using a UV lamp certainly has benefits when it comes to killing germs and reducing airborne particles. Still, unfortunately, they cannot eliminate colonies from surfaces like walls or ceilings where they have already taken hold.

Furthermore, some types of molds are resistant to ultraviolet radiation or require more intense levels of exposure than what most consumer-grade UVC lamps can provide, making them ineffective against these particular types of molds.

Therefore, while using a UV lamp might help reduce the number of airborne particles created by existing colonies, it should not be relied upon solely as the solution for eliminating all types of molds in your home environment.

When dealing with any mold problem in your home, it’s best to consult an experienced professional who can advise you on the best course of action for safely removing any existing colonies from your home environment and preventing future infestations from occurring.

Breathe easy! Protect yourself and your family from dangerous mold-related illnesses with Pure Maintenance of Texas. Our advanced technology ensures removal and prevention, so you can rest assured that harmful pathogens won’t be a problem in the future.

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Is It Normal for Mold to Grow in Your HVAC System?

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Mold is one of the most common indoor air pollutants found in many places around your home. But did you know that it’s also possible for mold to grow in your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system? 

In this blog post, we’ll discuss why mold might be present in your HVAC system and what you can do about it.


Where Does Mold Come From?

Mold spores exist naturally in the air outdoors, but they can find their way indoors too. They’re particularly prone to settling on damp surfaces, where they can thrive and reproduce. 

That’s why it’s essential to keep your home dry by fixing all leaks promptly and using a dehumidifier if necessary. Mold loves warm temperatures and dark spaces—unfortunately, those are two things an HVAC system has in abundance! 

If spores settle on any part of the HVAC system, they may start to grow and reproduce as long as moisture is present. And once established, a single patch can quickly spread throughout the entire system via ductwork or other components. 

The good news is that regular maintenance visits should catch any potential problems before they become serious issues.


Dangers of Mold Growth

When left unchecked, mold growth can cause several problems in your home. 

For starters, it contributes to poor indoor air quality, which can lead to health issues such as allergies or asthma attacks for some people. 

Also, mold growth may reduce your HVAC system’s efficiency because it blocks airflow through ducts or other components. 

Finally, if left unchecked for too long, significant damage could be done to parts of your HVAC system that would require costly repairs or replacements.



It’s natural for some spores to settle on various components within an HVAC system—but if not addressed promptly and correctly, those few spores could quickly turn into a full-fledged infestation! 

To keep yourself safe from potential health hazards and expensive repair bills down the road, make sure that you schedule regular maintenance visits with a qualified technician who will inspect each component thoroughly for any signs of growth—and take action quickly if any problems are found! 

Don’t let mold and other pathogens ruin your air quality! Pure Maintenance of Texas is here to help ensure you can take a deep breath without worry – for years to come. 

Get in touch today, so we can keep your HVAC system clean, healthy, and safe from unwelcome guests like mold.


PURE-ify Your Indoor Air!

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Looking for a simple yet effective way to purify the air in your home? Let’s face it, we all want our family members breathing fresher and cleaner air. That’s why Pure Maintenance of Texas is here! Our two-step dry fog technology combined with EPA-approved products will disinfect every nook and cranny – eliminating 99.9% of germs, viruses, AND bacteria so that you can breathe easy knowing your whole house has been protected from harmful airborne contaminants. Reach out today to learn more about how this amazing service can give you peace of mind no matter who resides under your roof!