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Hidden Places Where Mold Can Thrive

Mold can thrive in surprising places. It’s favourite spot to grow? Dark, moist, and warm environments, like attics, basements, behind wallpaper, and in your air conditioning unit. Some mold can be toxic, and if gone untreated, can lead to serious health problems for you and your family. Signs of mold exposure include: Difficulty concentrating Wheezing [...]

By | November 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mold Prevention Tips for Winter

The fall and winter months provide a window of opportunity for mold growth. Wet, humid weather makes the perfect living conditions for mold to grow and reproduce. To prevent mold from growing in your home this winter, there are many things you can do. As a professional mold and asbestos removal company, we recommend the [...]

By | November 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Common Mistakes of DIY Mold Removal

  When dealing with toxic mold, you’re inevitably putting your health at risk. Attempting a household mold removal on your own might help you save money, but it can be extremely dangerous. When released into the air by a cloth or scrub brush, mold spores can pose a serious risk to your health. Here are [...]

By | October 12th, 2017|Mold, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is There such a Thing As Good Mould?

The immediate reaction to a moldy item is “throw it out.” We’ve all opened the pantry door and turned our noses and crinkled our mouths at that fuzzy, white and green stuff spreading across an old loaf of bread. But can that mold ever be good? The answer is yes. There are some instances where [...]

By | September 29th, 2017|Mold, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Black Mold Can Affect Your Pets

Black mold. The words are sticky, dark, and poisonous, eliciting imagery of creepy masses growing in corners of bathtubs and windowsills. How mold affects human health has been a concern since the 1940s, when toxic black mold, also known as “Stachybotrys,”first got its name. According to an article written for the Huffington Post, this discovery [...]

By | September 29th, 2017|Mold, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Manage Your Fall Mould Risk

The fall and cooling temperatures can be difficult on those with allergies or other respiratory issues, such as asthma.  The end of summer and beginning of fall is peak ragweed season, a common allergen that affects the lives of many.  However, there is another risk in the air this time of year: mold.  While mold [...]

By | September 6th, 2017|Asbestos, Mold, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How We Assess Asbestos Exposure

If you have recently discovered that asbestos-containing materials in your home or property have become disturbed, it is vital that the effecting area be controlled and asbestos abatement begins as soon as possible. You may be wondering how the risks of each case of asbestos abatement are calculated. At Certified Asbestos Removal, we follow the [...]

By | August 30th, 2017|Asbestos, Mold, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 Mould 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