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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 |2020-08-07T14:18:53+00:00September 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 |2020-08-07T13:32:41+00:00September 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 |2020-08-07T14:04:49+00:00September 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 |2020-08-07T13:30:50+00:00August 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 |2020-08-07T14:14:18+00:00August 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 |2020-08-07T14:18:26+00:00August 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 |2019-12-19T20:52:33+00:00July 11th, 2017|Asbestos|0 Comments

Common Mould Myths Dispelled

Mould can be a serious problem, and there’s a lot of misinformation about what it is and how to get rid of it. Mould 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 |2020-08-07T13:38:17+00:00June 26th, 2017|Asbestos, Mold, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Are The Health Risks of Mould 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 |2020-08-07T13:56:55+00:00June 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 |2020-08-07T14:11:47+00:00May 29th, 2017|Asbestos|0 Comments
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