While some might associate mold with subpar living conditions, the truth is that mold can affect just about anyone at any time. In fact, many high-profile celebrities have notoriously been affected by mold, a testament to the fact that it’s a good idea for everyone to be aware of the dangers of toxic mold exposure and to have […]Read More
Month: January 2018
Home Asbestos Testing Kits or Hiring a Professional?
Asbestos testing is now routine before beginning a renovation project or even before having extensive plumbing or electrical work done on your own. When it comes to testing your home for asbestos, you have two main options. One is to get a home testing kit and the other is to hire an asbestos professional.While it might seem like […]Read More
Why Test for Mold If I Know It’s There?
Many homeowners are now aware of the health hazards of toxic mold that may be growing inside their home. However, merely visually detecting mold is not an effective way to manage or remediate the problem. Even if you already know that you have mold in your home, you should still call in a professional to collect samples and […]Read More
Talc Contains Asbestos – Be Cautious When Buying These Products
Talc is a very soft, naturally-occurring clay mineral that is used to make talcum powder, an ingredient in many different cosmetic, personal care, and household products. However, some talcum powder has been shown to contain a specific type of asbestos called tremolite, which is a toxic substance linked with lung cancer.Since so many everyday household products contain talc […]Read More
Protecting You and Your Loved Ones From Radon Gas
When you buy or sell a home these days, you will more than likely run into questions regardingradon gas and radon testing. That’s because it is now becoming more widely known andunderstood that when high levels of this gas are present in your home, you and your familycould be at risk for developing serious health […]Read More
Asbestos Found in Children’s Makeup
According to a recent report published just a few days ago by CNN, asbestos was found in several eye shadow and other makeup products marketed towards children from international beauty giant Claire’s. Since the revelation, the company has pulled nine products off its shelves while awaiting third-party asbestos testing results. So what is asbestos, why is it so […]Read More
When Should I Test The Air Quality of My Home?
There are a number of different substances that may be present in your home that couldcontribute to poor indoor air quality, including asbestos, lead, radon gas and mold. What’s moreis that not only can these substances lower the quality of the air that you’re breathing each andevery day, but they can also lead to serious […]Read More