Not only is mold unsightly, but it’s harmful to our health. While homeowners are typically adamant about ridding their houses of mold, many don’t know where to begin the hunt. Most know there are conditions ideal for mold growth, but not many know those environmental factors are present in certain areas of everyone’s home. In this blog, we’ll discuss the rooms in your home most likely to have mold problems and why. [Read more…] about Rooms in Your Home Most Likely to Have Mold Problems
Despite the progressive reforms and bans on asbestos usage in the United States, asbestos continues to be a continuing source of concern in Massachusetts. If the prospect of asbestos inhabiting many of the state’s old infrastructure and real estate wasn’t bad enough, the fact that some contractors are mishandling this hazardous material is even less comforting. With recent news reporting on asbestos violations at Holyoke Medical Center, we’re reminded of the harmful and volatile nature of this substance. [Read more…] about Asbestos Abatement Company Commits Violations at Holyoke Medical Center
You’d be hard-pressed to find a person that doesn’t know about the dangers of asbestos – what with the personal injury ads and news coverage – but many people aren’t aware of what this substance looks like. This makes it complicated to determine if or where asbestos is present in one’s home. Since disturbed asbestos can cause harmful health conditions, it’s crucial to find out if the substance is in your home. That said, is it possible to spot asbestos with the naked eye? [Read more…] about Is It Possible to Spot Asbestos with the Naked Eye?
In the aftermath of a hurricane or severe nor-easter, it’s reasonable to want to clean up the damage on your property immediately. Depending on the severity of the damage, your home could be exposed to the elements if not quickly repaired. However, simply cleaning up the debris can expose you to something far more dangerous: asbestos. With the disturbance of this hazardous substance, it’s important you learn the steps to avoiding asbestos during storm damage cleanup. [Read more…] about Avoiding Asbestos During Storm Damage Cleanup
Many are aware that when they discover asbestos in their home that’s in poor condition, the goal is to have the hazardous material safely removed or remediated. Since asbestos is such a harmful material with life-threatening repercussions, it’s natural to wonder if you should vacate the premises and, if so, when it’s safe to return home. Fortunately, the question, “How long is the asbestos process?” can be answered by looking at three specific factors. [Read more…] about How Long is the Asbestos Abatement Process?
If you suspect there is asbestos on your property, hiring an asbestos company to handle the job is the wisest and safest thing you can do. Because of the dangers of asbestos, it’s never a good idea to try to remove or test the material yourself. But how can you be sure you’re hiring the right asbestos company to take on the task? In this blog, we provide you with tips for choosing the best asbestos abatement company. [Read more…] about Tips for Choosing the Best Asbestos Abatement Company