Finding Mold, Mould, and Mildew in the Bible

  Mold or mould is the noun referring to various types of fungi that grow on organic matter; a cavity that shapes an object; and a fixed pattern. Mold as a verb refers to shaping an object. This is what differentiates “mold” and “mould”: Mold. American English spelling. Mould. British English spelling. Unfortunately, it’s a [...]

By | August 22nd, 2018|Asbestos, Mold|0 Comments

Office Fire Prevention Tips

Most people will spend at least 40 hours per week in the office—it’s essentially your second home. When you’re at work, you should feel safe and not have to worry about potential hazards causing you and your co-workers harm. You can’t plan when a fire strikes, but you can take the necessary steps to prevent [...]

By | July 19th, 2018|Fire Prevention|0 Comments

Why You Should Get a Home Inspection

You’ve found your dream home and you’re ready to commit, but have you gotten a home inspection? Considering that your home is most likely the largest purchase you’ll ever make, it’s worth spending the time and money to make sure you won’t encounter unnecessary troubles down the road. According to the Certified Asbestos team, a [...]

By | July 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tips on Storm Preparedness

You can’t control nature—and unfortunately, summer storm season is on its way in Calgary. At the very least, though, we aren’t (usually) completely struck out of the blue when a storm is coming; meteorologists give us enough advanced warning to allow us to prepare. Taking this time seriously is important inadequately preparing for the storm [...]

By | June 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What to Include in Your Emergency Preparedness Kit

If you’ve already made your emergency plan, the next step in emergency preparedness is to create a kit. Although many Canadians claim to engage in a planning process for emergency situations, only 47% have created a kit. Floods are the most common natural disaster in Canada, but it’s important to note that emergency situations can [...]

By | June 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Health Risks of Fire Damage

Fires are devastating to your home or commercial property no matter the size or damage. Although you may want to attempt a quick cleanup by yourself, it’s best left for a professional handle. Fires can impose significant health risks, so it’s important that you treat the fire damage seriously. Presence of Soot Soot consists of [...]

By | May 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Create an Emergency Response Plan

Being prepared when an emergency springs up is critical to ensuring the safety of occupants and minimizing building damage. According to Statistics Canada, 55% of Canadians have a plan on how they would get in touch with family members during an emergency, while just under half are prepared with an emergency or disaster kit in [...]

By | May 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Protect Your Home from Flooding

You can’t prevent the weather, but there are measures you can take to minimize flood damage to your home. Floods are the most frequent natural disaster in Canada and are usually caused by heavy rainfall, rapid melting of snow, or the failure of a dam. Flooding is at its worst when is occurs on low-lying [...]

By | April 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 Asbestos Myths Unveiled

Asbestos was used in many buildings because it was a fire-resistant material, but it was discovered that it has carcinogenetic effects. Since the 1970s, countries around the world have been striving to deal with the consequences of using this deadly toxin. The Certified Asbestos Removal team has come across many common myths that they have [...]

By | April 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Prevent Mold & Mildew from Growing in Your House

Mold is everywhere. It’s all around us. Without mold we wouldn’t have cheese, penicillin, or mushrooms. To say that mold (or mould) is bad for us is not entirely accurate because there is some mold that is quite beneficial to our health. The mold that grows in our homes, however, is not good. This is [...]

By | April 5th, 2018|Mold|0 Comments