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4 Things You Didn’t Know About Asbestos

By | January 8th, 2018|Asbestos|

If you know anything about asbestos, it’s probably this: it’s extremely dangerous. From a young age, we’re taught to avoid it at all costs. We’re taught to avoid dark basements and dusty crawlspaces where this evil material lurks. Although most of us are aware of the general risks associated with asbestos exposure, much of its [...]

Manage Your Fall Mold Risk

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

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 [...]

How We Assess Asbestos Exposure

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

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 [...]

The Pros and Cons of Asbestos Management

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

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 [...]

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

By | July 11th, 2017|Asbestos|

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 [...]

Common Mold Myths Dispelled

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

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 [...]

What Are The Health Effects of Mold on Children?

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

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 [...]

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

By | May 29th, 2017|Asbestos|

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 [...]

Identify Mold Risk in Your Commercial Property

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

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 [...]