The Pros and Cons of Asbestos Management

Asbestos is hazardous if asbestos-containing material is disturbed and spores are released into the air. When left undisturbed, however, asbestos doesn’t pose a direct threat to your health or safety. Asbestos management refers to the method of asbestos control in which asbestos-containing materials are left where they are, with special precautions taken to ensure that [...]

By | August 4th, 2017|Asbestos, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Summertime Mold Risks

Summer is a wonderful time of year to enjoy your home and get to spend some quality time with your loved ones. The rising temperature and humidity levels, however, can increase the risk of a mold infestation in your home. This summer has been particularly rainy, so it’s especially important for homeowners to understand the [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|Asbestos|0 Comments

Asbestos Basics: How Long Does Asbestos Abatement Take to Complete?

If you’ve discovered disturbed asbestos-containing materials in your home, it is important for your health and safety to have those materials removed as soon as possible. The amount of time it takes for professional technicians to remove asbestos-containing materials from your home or property will vary depending on the type of abatement procedures required for [...]

By | July 11th, 2017|Asbestos|0 Comments

Common Mold Myths Dispelled

Mold can be a serious problem, and there’s a lot of misinformation about what it is and how to get rid of it. Mold spores can grow really quickly if not treated properly. If you take the wrong advice concerning your mold infestation, you run the risk of making the problem even worse. The professional [...]

By | June 26th, 2017|Asbestos, Mold, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Are The Health Effects of Mold on Children?

The health risks associated with mold are well-known, but how can a fungal infestation impact the health of your children? Because children have less developed immune systems and their bodies are still growing, they are more susceptible to mold-related illnesses. Every child will react differently to mold exposure, depending on their age, weight, and pre-existing [...]

By | June 8th, 2017|Asbestos, Mold, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Origins of Asbestos: What Was It Used For Originally?

The health consequences of asbestos are so well-known nowadays that it can be hard to imagine that it was ever used as a building tool at all. Asbestos, despite its hazards properties, is both strong and flexible when broken into fibres, which is why it was used in building insulation for so long. Luckily, modern [...]

By | May 29th, 2017|Asbestos|0 Comments

Identify Mold Risk in Your Commercial Property

Mold is a serious health and safety risk. Not only can it damage your property, it can also jeopardize the health and safety of anyone who enters your building, including staff members and clients. For these reasons, it’s important to have mold removed from your commercial property as soon as it’s discovered. Better yet, if [...]

By | May 11th, 2017|Asbestos, Mold, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pre-Job Inspection: Detecting Hazards During Asbestos Abatement Procedures

Before beginning an asbestos removal procedure, the professional technicians at Certified Asbestos Removal conduct a careful inspection of your property to determine any health and safety hazards that may affect their performance on the job. Not only does this help to keep our technicians safe, it also ensures that the abatement procedure is handled as [...]

By | April 13th, 2017|Asbestos, Mold|0 Comments

Asbestos Abatement Waste and Disposal Guide

Inspecting your property for asbestos is only part of the battle. Once asbestos has been discovered and removed, it’s important to dispose of the asbestos-containing material in the proper way to prevent further health concerns. Here is some more information about asbestos waste and disposal from the asbestos removal experts at Certified Asbestos Removal. The [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|Asbestos|0 Comments

Asbestos Abatement in Special Circumstances

Standard approaches to asbestos abatement may have to be modified depending on the conditions of the asbestos-containing materials. When a non-standard approach to asbestos removal must be implemented, these four principals are always followed: The work area must be isolated. All removal workers must be adequately protected. The release of fibres must be minimized. Workers [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|Asbestos|0 Comments