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Postby Mary Hatch Bailey » Sat, 23 Apr 2011 4:29 pm

Well, most people (rightly) expect a level of professionalism when they hire people to work within their home, and I think posting pictures, even if nothing is recognizable may not be in keeping with that ideal. It's a can of worms best left unopened.

And yes, you do give heaps of information, but if you were give advice based on assumptions and no real information, then you'd be at fault as well. Also, don't you usually wait for people to ask for help?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 23 Apr 2011 11:09 pm

ksl wrote:
I never set mine cooler than the lowest fan setting and 22 or 23. I can't stand to have cold air blowing on me either, but our choices are stifling hot and mosquito bites with mouldy furniture and clothes or cooler air/con some of the day.
It sounds like ignorance isn't bliss after all, and that you are living in a very unhealthy environment which can easily cuase permanant respiration lung damage.


SMS you should know better that temperature and humidity are two different things are you saying that the humidity is the same as Singapore of course http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk%3AHum ... al_climate.

I mean Dubai is also often over 40c but very dry heat compared to a damp subtropical climate.


No, I'm talking about Singapore vrs Louisiana. Louisiana wins hands down. Both Temp and humidity. Louisiana has a relative humidity that runs near 98 to 100% during the summer months. Maryland's humidity runs around 85% as we are on the Atlantic seaboard but with 35-42 C temps during the summer. That is comparable with Singapore except we have much higher temps during the summer months, and the lower Temps also have very high humidity due to the proximity to the Atlantic. Louisiana's temps are up to the low 40's as well. Singapore average humidity runs from a low of around 60% up to around 95% according to NEA's Met Service. I could care less about WikiCrap. People write all kinds of crap there. I am also talking about Singapore, not all of S.E. Asia.

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Postby ev-disinfection » Sun, 24 Apr 2011 12:59 am

Mary Hatch Bailey wrote:
Yes, I believe mold is everywhere here in Singapore to some degree and my woes are based on the age of our home, it's placement on the lot, the amount of trees, the amount of sunlight, etc... but not on our use of air/cons, since using the air/cons reduces the amount of mold.

You're in the business, I get it. But I don't think you have enough information to really assess the situation.


Yes, Mold is everywhere, it helps in the decomposition of nature (Outdoors), it is just that mold should not be found in the house / apartment (Indoors).

Hmmmm... Yes, i don't know where the root of your problem stems from, but just by you mentioning that you have been throwing stuff out, means it has been some time that you have this problem, and I am in fact quite sure that your AC's are infected (the ones that are in the same rooms as your moldy furniture).


Mary Hatch Bailey wrote:Well, most people (rightly) expect a level of professionalism when they hire people to work within their home, and I think posting pictures, even if nothing is recognizable may not be in keeping with that ideal. It's a can of worms best left unopened.

And yes, you do give heaps of information, but if you were give advice based on assumptions and no real information, then you'd be at fault as well. Also, don't you usually wait for people to ask for help?


Well, I am very professional in what i do and nobody will know who my customers are.
FYI, This customer, after looking through my website, feels that i will be the best person to share her plight, of her purchases from that furniture company (2 big wardrobes). Thus i do have permission, in fact, her full blessing to post and share it.

Yes, I have seen and have learned from the even more information that the regulars / posters post. (NS, Immigration, PR matters..... Issues faced by the expats) Most posters really try to help, some you have to listen with a pinch of salt and then decide, apply or discard.
As i am not here to do business, i try to share what i know, to give good advice to the people who needs help and sometimes also go out of my way to help solve their problems.

When it is for business, i usually wait for people to ask.

So long as my conscious is clear, am not infringing this forum's rules and if there are still people with mold / hygiene problems, I will continue to share. Peace.

btw MHB, do you have the really tiny bugs on your walls? (Sesame seed size)


Photo taken from a customer last week, of the moldy back boards of a V-Ive wardrobe (less than 6 months old), and when i tested for molds in her AC, infected (also less than 6 months old). And to top it off, her son (11 Yrs old) was just diagnosed with having Asthma.

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