Adsorb vs. Absorb

March 23, 2016

Adsorbents & Absorbents…Understanding the Difference

Adsorbents or Absorbents? While air flow is critical in controlling moisture, it does not fix every situation especially within sealed containers where mold and mildew can easily grow. There are a multitude of products out in the market, but understanding their role is key to using them effectively. By definition, an adsorbent better known as a desiccant is a chemical …

Air Circulation 300

March 16, 2016

Controlling Moisture Damage to Hearth and Home

Controlling Moisture Damage to Hearth and Home Even within newer homes, it is not easy maintaining a balanced climate that is crucial to those living within it while at the same time preserving one’s possessions i.e. computers and TV’s, cellular devices, appliances, and firearms just to name a few from the elements that will diminish their performance. The ideal situation …

Blue Indicating Granular Silica Gel

February 10, 2016

What is the difference between white, blue and orange silica gel?

Silica Gel Desiccant Silica Gel is used in protecting goods against excess moisture, which can promote the growth of mold, spoilage and corrosion. Silicon dioxide is the primary component of silica gel that is treated into a granular or beaded form. As a desiccant, silica gel has a strong affinity for water molecules. Silica gel is available in packets or loose …