In response to severe flooding across the US, two companies renowned for providing safer ways to solve tough cleaning challenges, worked together to develop a solution to protect homes and businesses from devastating mould damage.
Though sister companies with synergistic missions, this is the first time EarthSafe and EvaClean have combined chemical technologies into one system. The result is the OnePro Mold Remover & Protectant System, a safer, more effective remediation solution that stops damage before it starts, first eliminating mould and mildew with EvaClean’s PurOne hospital-grade Cleaner & Disinfectant, then sealing surfaces to inhibit growth with EarthSafe’s XMold Pro Polymer Coating. OnePro is designed to start working before mould begins to develop, even while water is still present or receding, significantly reducing the risks for exposure and potential for damage.
“We’re all about proactive prevention,” said EarthSafe CEO Steve Wilson. “In an emergency, it can take a remediation contractor several days to get to a facility or home, during which time extensive mould damage will have already happened.”
Preventing mould not only protects property but, human health as well. Fungi (mould) produces spores and can create dangerous mycotoxins that cause serious respiratory health issues. Moreover, mould infested areas are more prone to bacterial growth and exponential contamination. Beyond water emergencies, mould is a ubiquitous problem that continually impacts facilities everywhere. Not only is it responsible for causing innumerable health conditions but it destroys more wood annually than fires and termites combined. This is particularly concerning in school and hospital environments, as well as in gyms, locker rooms, pool facilities, manufacturing plants, commercial buildings, and other public spaces where moisture is often present.
Wilson said: “Safety has always been at the forefront of everything our companies do, and OnePro is no exception. Using hazardous products to remove mould essentially replaces one risk with another.”
The NaDCC chemistry in PurOne has a neutral pH and is safer than toxic bleach or other mould cleaners that can cause serious health issues and are corrosive to surfaces. PurOne is an EPA registered bactericide, virucide, and fungicide that cleans and disinfects in one step to kill mould, mildew and other pathogens in four minutes, including aspergillosis, a leading cause of infection-related deaths in immunocompromised patients.
XMold Pro is non-toxic and requires no protective clothing to apply. It is the only mould, mildew, and algae inhibitor with patented Superstratum Adaptive Smart Polymer technology which forms a fungicidal barrier that protects for as long as five years. Not only is XMold Pro water resistant, but water activated, releasing EPA registered actives to prevent microbial growth in humid and wet conditions. By comparison, most other products are inactivated by as little as 10 per cent humidity. In fact, many encapsulated polymer coatings entrap moisture decomposing the material beneath while also accumulating dirt, which allows mould to regrow on the surface. Conversely, XMold Pro functions like breathable mesh, opening and closing in response to moisture.
OnePro is safe for fabrics, upholstery, carpet, cement, tile and many other porous and nonporous surfaces and protects against mould degradation both indoor and out including attics, floors, bathrooms, kitchens, storage areas, HVAC systems, decks, awnings, furniture, boats, and more. With the introduction of OnePro, EarthSafe and EvaClean make it possible to eradicate mould and keep it from coming back or better yet, prevent it from ever growing in the first place.