Monitoring Moisture: Where to Look for Hidden Water Damage
Pervasive in its presence and hazardous in its consequences, excessive moisture can not only damage your property and negatively impact your overall indoor air quality, but it can also cause continuous complications by way of mold growth. The trick, then, is knowing where to look. After all, not all areas of moisture or water damage are going to be sitting in plain sight....READ MORE
The Truth About Mold Testing: Is All Mold Made Equal?
The moment you lay eyes on the formless mass of mold spores, there’s doubtlessly one question that first springs to mind: Is it black mold? Maybe, and maybe not. But at the end of the day, we want to encourage you to stop and consider your next move before you hastily rush to call in a mold testing company. After all,...READ MORE
Just Keep Swimming: How To Move Forward When Flooding Impacts Asbestos Materials
When your property is overtaken by water, you may be overtaken by feelings of being overwhelmed — which is entirely understandable. Of course, as with anything else in life that throws you for a loop, you’ll want to take a step back and tackle a list of actionable items that thoroughly encompass both your health and safety. As such, don’t...READ MORE
Is Asbestos Really Banned?
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), “all types of asbestos cause lung cancer, mesothelioma, cancer of the larynx and ovary, and asbestosis,” making it a highly toxic chemical that negatively impacts tens of thousands of Americans every year. That being said, the dangers of asbestos exposure are common knowledge, so it may lead one to wonder: Is asbestos banned...READ MORE
Did Your Mold Remediation Fail?
Perhaps your war against mold wages on, or maybe you’re on the brink of success in that battle, but you’re simply not sure whether calling in the cavalry actually helped your cause. Metaphors aside, after the remediators have packed up their gear and left your property, one question may linger: Did it work? Here’s what you need to know: WHAT IS...READ MORE