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Potential Water Damage and Prevention

Posted on June 07, 2013 by in Mold | Comments (0)

The season for potential water in your basement is now coming to a basement near you. Are you ready? Monitoring your home is discussed below may prevent water damage. It should be understood that it is impossible to predict the severity or frequency of moisture penetration to a home. Almost all basements exhibit signs of moisture
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Water Seepage, Problem and Solutions

Posted on May 30, 2013 by in Mold | Comments (0)

Water Seepage, Problems and Solutions Water damage from seepage or ground water is a serious problem and usually is not covered by insurance. Things you can do to protect your investment sealing cracks before they get worse, checking the backwater valve to avoid a sewer backup, extending downspouts to prevent water seepage. It’s a lot
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Asbestos Exposure

Posted on May 30, 2013 by in Asbestos | Comments (0)

Asbestos Exposure Exposure to asbestos fibers can cause asbestos-related diseases including malignant mesothelioma and other cancers. A potentially dangerous asbestos exposure can result from very small fibers at low exposure levels. Most such exposure would likely have occurred prior to the 1980s, but the latency period can be up to 50 years for most asbestos-related
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Interesting Asbestos News

Posted on May 07, 2013 by in Asbestos | Comments (0)

Interesting Asbestos News When it comes to asbestos here is some interesting news; the advice of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency can be summed up in three words: Do Not Disturb. The highly toxic building material poses no threat to those who must co-exist with it — including many homeowners whose homes were built before
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What is Asbestos?

Posted on May 07, 2013 by in Asbestos | Comments (0)

What is Asbestos? Asbestos is the name for a group of naturally occurring silicate minerals and rocks that can be separated into fibers. The fibers are strong, durable, and resistant to heat and fire. They are also long, thin and flexible, so that they can even be woven into cloth. Because of these qualities, this
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Top 5 Reasons-Test Your Home for Asbestos

Posted on May 03, 2013 by in Asbestos | Comments (0)

Top 5 Reasons-Test Your Home for Asbestos This deadly substance is very harmful once disturbed, people planning a home renovation may have to knock down a wall, remove some linoleum or install pot lights in a ceiling that has popcorn texture, all of these area may contain asbestos. Check out the blog “what to do
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My House has Mold

Posted on May 01, 2013 by in Mold | Comments (0)

My House Has Mold, What Do I Do Now? My house has mold, You may have discovered the mold in your house yourself, or even been told by your doctor that mold is the reason why your child is constantly sick (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mold_health_issues). Either way, mold is a huge problem when it comes to homes –
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Asbestos Abatement – The Fundamentals

Posted on April 12, 2013 by in Asbestos | Comments (0)

Amity Environmental specializes in the safe removal of Asbestos from occupied buildings, demolition sites, institutions, and homes. The hazards of Asbestos removal are well known. Removal due to renovations, demolition or other requirements can be costly and dangerous. Amity Environmental abides by all OH&S Guidelines, WCB guidelines as well as AHS standards regarding hazardous materials
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What To Do If You Find Asbestos In Your Home

Posted on April 12, 2013 by in Asbestos | Comments (0)

What to Do If You Find Asbestos in Your Home… Asbestos was used in homes and other from 1990 and older. It was ideal at the time because it was good for soundproofing, had a decent tensile strength, and was pretty much resistant to heat, electrical and chemical damage. We now know that asbestos can
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The Dangers of Mold and Mold Spores

Posted on April 12, 2013 by in Mold | Comments (0)

The Dangers of Mold and Mold Spores Mold is a type of fungi that grows in moist, dark places. It is different than other fungi, such as mushrooms, in that it grows in small filaments called hyphae, rather than the larger capped form. Just like mushrooms, there are good (safe) types of mold and there
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