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There are some unhealthy molds, but you're surrounded by 1000s of different kinds of mold every single day and they do you no harm at all. Have yours tested if you're worried. If it turns out to be a harmful mold, then ask your doctor about the possible long-term effects of the fairly short-term exposure. IF the mold tests come back indicating that the mold ...


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To answer the question - the internet talks about leaving washing machines open versus dishwashers because that is a bigger issue to most people. It isn't necessarily thorough or accurate, but reflects what is of interest (because what is of interest sells ads). Bottom line is that the internet doesn't know everything. But with this stack exchange post, ...


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A dishwasher's main compartment is vented -- notice the steam vented when it hits the dry cycle. A front load clothes washer is not vented. There isn't a lot of passive ventilation, but you will notice 12 hrs after a dishwasher has been run, you'll notice the seals are dry. A front load clothes washer's seal will continue to be wet days after it's last use.


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Cas number: https://www.cas.org/support/documentation/chemical-substances/faqs Each CAS Registry Number® (CAS RN®) identifier: Is a unique numeric identifier Designates only one substance Has no chemical significance Is a link to a wealth of information about a specific chemical substance I would guess "Builders" are to give body to the product. &...


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I think most dishwashers have a pretty good dry cycle that gets the internals of the dish washing compartment up to temps that kill most bacteria, mold, or anything that would end up stinking in a closed off environment over time. Additionally, by the time you unload the hot/warm dish washer, the majority of the residual moisture in the compartment has ...


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Certainly washing machine door seals are more prone to mould, but there's another reason to leave the dishwasher door shut: It's perfectly placed for walking into and tripping over, in the kitchen where you're likely to be carrying things around (hot and/or sharp things at that). If you walk into a washing machine door, chances are you'll bump it out of the ...


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TL;DR Temperature Dishwashers use hot water, because that's the way to clean dishes. Then they heat up the hot water even more to sanitize the dishes. Food safety requires it. US dishwashers normally connect directly to the hot water supply, so for basic wash/rinse cycles no extra heating is needed. Many dishwashers in other places connect to the cold water ...


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Where in the world are you? In the UK in an old Victorian build that would be what they used to 'plaster' the walls with. idk what the heck it's made of (it looks like dried mud;) but by now it will be only slightly more structurally stable than a pile of dry sand.* The white layer you can see around it is the plaster skim itself. You've knocked the skim off ...


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Mold will not grow on dry surfaces under 55% humidity. If you contain the leaks and humidity remains under 55, the dormant spores will not spread. They will not die but they will not spread. If you use a primer sealer you will contain the mold spread.


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