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Hidden Places Where Mold Can Thrive

By | November 13th, 2017|Mold, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

Mold Prevention Tips for Winter

By | October 30th, 2017|Mold|

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 [...]

5 Common Mistakes of DIY Mold Removal

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

  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 [...]

Is There such a Thing As Good Mold?

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

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 [...]

How Black Mold Can Affect Your Pets

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]