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10 May 2016
Checklist regarding causes of odors, moisture and mold in a building: The following checklist may help you with the inspection of a building, when you have to decide what the presumed cause is of an error, odor, discoloration, moisture, mold growth, etc. Smell of mold Discoloration The exterior moisture protection of the building Moisture in roofs, terraces and attic Moisture…
24 Jan 2016
You have probably heard a lot of advices about vapor barriers and vapor retarders. And maybe you have walked away, even more confused than before. The problem, I think, is that you've been told what to do "Put it on the warm-in-winter side," or "Never use one" but you haven't had the physics of what happens explained to you, and…
15 Dec 2015
Mold on your Christmas tree is not what you wish for Christmas. Mold is ubiquitous in nature and grows in virtually all "surfaces", including needles of Nordmann fir, noble fir and Norway spruce while the Trees are alive. When the tree dies, enters mold to as nature’s “waste disposal service” and decompose dead plant tissue. Is the humidity high, and…
17 Nov 2015
Do you want to get rid of mold and mildew on the walls and you want them to never reappear? Learn here everything you need to know to win the war against mildew and toxic black mold. Important: Always read the instructions on the label and in the manual of the KefaWash disinfectant, anti-mildew, anti-mold and bacteria. Also you are…
30 Oct 2015
Kefa breathable paint are a must for your damp walls. It’s made out of acrylic and crushed volcanic stones, which together form a surface with micro pores which makes it extremely vapor-permeable. It provides a material structure with some very unique physical properties which does that the surface effectively absorbs and releases moisture from and to the air. The mold…
06 Oct 2015
Insulating paint, does it work and how? The Kefa system is breathable coatings/paint that are water-based and are made out of acrylic and crushed volcanic stones, which together form a surface with millions of micro pores, which contains air.The amount of the micro pores, together with the crushed volcanic stones, is what makes our coatings so special. The Kefa products…
02 Sep 2015
Worst construction scandal in decades:Thousands of homes destroyed by moisture As mentioned in our previous article "Why do you need to paint your exterior walls" we are often guinea pigs when it comes to new construction materials.This article is about contractors who have recommended a product to their customers without knowing the material’s characteristics, which has left customers and their…
19 Aug 2015
Is it only because you want your house to look nice? Of cause there is more to it, take a look at the image below, an old house where the paint has gone almost totally, but notice that there are also no problems regarding rising damp or plaster falling of the wall, and why is that? – I will get…
21 Jul 2015
Long lasting protection of your exterior facade.KefaTherm Exterior is a very long lasting exterior paint that will last even if you have serious problems with damp, peeling paint and plaster, algae and moss. Get rid of those problems with KefaTherm Exterior. Insulating and moisture regulatingKefaTherm exterior is actually not paint, but you can apply it like a normal paint -…
09 Jul 2015
When cleaning your wall due to mold, it is because it is not very nice to look at.Additionally the mold does not smell particularly well, while it is also extremely hazardous, as it emits very toxic fumes.Why do people use cleaners and paints that are just as toxic as mold? They just swap one poison with a another one, which…
22 Jun 2015
Bricks and moisture There are many different types of bricks and in relation to moisture they are also different. The type of clay they are made of has a role and also the way they are burned matters to the strength of bricks. Also the ability to repel cold and heat and not at least the ability to absorb moisture…
11 Jun 2015
Moisture is everywhere and you will never get rid of it, no matter what you try.But in this article we will tell you the only right solution.Many of the advices we get, which should help us to get rid of moisture, ends actually aggravating things.To understand what moisture is, it might be a good idea with an example that everyone…
02 Jun 2015
In our last post (The scam of the moisture meter!) we told you about the fraud or the ignorance with the Protimeter - not that this meter is not working, but it is only designed to measure moist in wood, and therefore it will give alarming high measures used on brick walls, causing people to think they have a moist…
14 May 2015
Moisture & Humidity Measurement.According to experts, some "professional people" of the damp industry use the Protimeter, or moisture meter, to defraud money by scamming innocent people.How could you know if they are practising fraud? Well, that is hard to know if you are not an expert in the matter but by reading this we will try to open your eyes…
29 Apr 2015
Remove the moisture and get rid of mold Severe mold problems are always caused by moisture in the house. Ventilation and venting is crucial if you want to get rid of mold in your home.Many homeowners are bothered by mold in the home, but you can avoid problems by making sure that the home is dry. Mold can only grow…
28 Dec 2014
Being under the same roof with molds can result in anything from, headaches and easy indisposition to severe allergic reactions with respiratory problems and weakened immune systems. Therefore it is combated energetically when detected in buildings and the battle costs millions of euros annually worldwide. Often mold returns victoriously back after losing the first battle, and in worst case, the…
28 Dec 2014
The basic function of KefaRid is to prevent mould from starting to grow due to lack of moisture.There are no chemicals involved in this process in sharp contrast to conventional anti-mouldpaints whose function is to kill the mould by the use of fungicides, bactericides and otherchemicals. These chemicals become used up and exhausted after only a few years and loose…
27 Dec 2011
What is mold, really?Is ventilate the correct answer and is nowhere near enough?Or are there other things we can do to avoid the problem?- How to place the furnitures most appropriate in your house? Yes, you know that the outside wall is cold, so do not put a big solid sofa up against the wall. - Or if you know…
10 Dec 2014
What should you do if you have found mold? Obviously it depends on where you found it, and how much. Mould on the window frame may be washed with KefaWash and a scouring pad - the same applies minor attacks in wood or joints in the bathroom.Attacks visible to about 3 m2 on plaster or concrete wall may also be…

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