If you’ve lived in Japan, you were stunned by the mold “Kabi- かび-カビ-黴” in Japanese that you could find almost anywhere and anytime in Japan, even in YOUR HOUSE and OFFICE..
As you know, Most of the part of Japan is in a Humid subtropical climate zone and more than half of the yerar are enough temperature and moisture for most of the mold to grow.
And, your house, office, schools, hospitals and any public spaces, etc… with our confortable environment are ,
Desirable condition for MOLD growth all year long, TOO!!
So, we should give more attention to prevent mold growth here than your country!
Cleaning of Air Conditioners
In Japan, your ACs become terrible “MOLD DIFFUSR” easily under Japanese crimate.
So, we highly recommend periodical checks and cleanings of ACs.
Before you turned of your AC, please check the filters, surface of the louvers, inside AC if you could, and smell.
DIY cleanings might be your first choice because of the cost, but would not promise a certain level of effect especially for MOLD removal if your AC had some black or colorful spots and/or moldy smells.
You can use “Air conditioners cleaning service” when you find AC cleanings difficult or complicated to do it yourself around 12,000-20,000 JPY / one unit.
However, even the professionals can not approach deep inside AC behind FIN part where isapt to to become a MOLD NEST without disassembling..
So, what should we do?
We as mold specialists recommend you to ask ”Disassembled and Cleaned using killing mold solution” to professionals.
The cost might be a little higher (around 25,000 – 40,000 JPY / one unit) but you are not suffer from mold spores and Trichosporon from AC any more!
If you would like to know who are the professinals, please contact us!