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Demystifying Mold Testing: How It Works and What to Expect

Mold may be a common household nuisance, but it can also create many serious problems for your home and your family. When left unchecked, mold is dangerous to your health and can result in expensive damages. When protecting your health and your home, testing for mold – especially if there...

How to Choose the Right Mold Testing Service for Your Home

Introduction Mold is a natural part of any environment. It not only affects your property, but it’s worrisome for your health at the same time. A clean and healthy environment plays a key role in maintaining your health, since daily or weekly cleaning helps keep biological contaminants at bay. If...

Top 4 Air Purifiers For Your Home

Did you know that your indoor air quality could contain more pollutants than outdoor air? It is not unusual for any house to have poor indoor quality. However, you can do something about it. Purchasing an air purifier will provide clean air in the house. Air purifiers help eliminate harmful...

VOC Monitoring: Benefits of Sampling & Analysis

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) are emitted gases by some special solids and liquids. These emissions can be either from natural or industrial activities in our daily activities. Most of the chemicals emitted to the atmosphere find their ways indoor; thereby have significant effects on our health. Studies have shown that...

HOW TO READ MOLD ANALYSIS RESULTS

In this article you read mold analysis results. To get an accurate answer to the meaning of your mold lab results, the results should never be interpreted on their own. Instead, your personal visual assessment and a detailed/critical inspection, together with the building history, should be able to provide sufficient...

INDOOR AIR QUALITY AND MOLD: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE CONSIDERATIONS

Intro Cоntіnuіng mеdіа аttеntіоn gіvеn tо thе hеаlth effects оf toxic mоld, thе оutbrеаk of infectious diseases ѕuсh аѕ ѕwіnе flu, аnd the increase іn chronic rеѕріrаtоrу dіѕеаѕеѕ such as asthma hаvе rеѕultеd іn a growing іntеrеѕt and attention tо indoor аіr quality in hоmеѕ, соmmеrсіаl buildings, ѕсhооlѕ, аnd hоѕріtаlѕ....

MORE RADON ON RAINY DAYS?!

Here in Ottawa, it seems like lately it has been raining more often than not. It is even raining right now as I write this article. Don’t worry though, I would not waste your time by talking about how depressing rainy days can be. No, this article will address a...

ASBESTOS EXPOSURE AND CANCER RISK

ASBESTOS EXPOSURE AND CANCER RISK Before we start off this article, it is good to first know what asbestos really is. So, what is asbestos? Asbestos is a group of minerals occurring naturally as fiber bundles. These fibers are found in rocks and soils in several parts of the world....