Due to mold and mildew thrive in damp environments and those with poor air circulation, it needs to shock treament remediation is required to remove mold odor. if you smell musty, there’s a good chance that live mold spores are in the air. These spores can reproduce by the millions creating health issues, as well as damaging the building and its contents. O₃ can be effective in attacking mold, mildew and mold spores. O₃ deteriorates the cell structure of these microorganisms and breaks down their ability to reproduce at high level. Ozone is not able to pass through solid walls, but it goes where normal air can go, even down into cracks and crevices. When ozone entire space,it will kill every interior surface including floors,cilings,clothes,furniture and clothing gets sanitized.
To remove musty smell, you can colse off the area to be treated and put an odorfree unit on space, set the timer and go out the area.It will take several hours or longer to remove these mold smell and kill and mildew. It depends on the size of the area and how deeply entrenched the mold and odors. When the ozone finish the work, you need to allow the ozone to dissipate for at lease an hour prior to re-occupying space. . In the event that the source of the moisture has not been completely eliminated, treatment may need to be repeated periodically to prevent return.
Please note: The fan on the thermostat for the air conditioner may be turned to the ON setting to circulate the O3 and kill mold and remove mold smell that has built up inside the ductwork. For long term treatment it is recommended that one window be kept open about 2 inches to provide a constant source of oxygen to the unit for ozone creation.