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Primary Causes of Excess Humidity in Homes

Maintaining the proper humidity levels in your home can be a tricky thing. Too little, and your home will be very dry, making it an uncomfortable living environment. Too much humidity may feel better for you but can cause problems in the home and for your health. Of...

Can HEPA Air Filters Remove Asbestos from the Air?

On the list of harmful airborne contaminants, asbestos ranks among the most hazardous. At one time the most frequently used material in a vast array of products and industries, this fibrous substance has since been outlawed in a majority of the developed world....

Can Asbestos Be In Drywall?

Asbestos in Drywall   While asbestos can be harmful wherever it is found, its presence in older drywall can be particularly problematic when it comes to renovating properties built before the 1990s, note that if there is asbestos present it is almost always found in...

The Dangers of Mold and Mold Spores

The Dangers of Mold and Mold Spores   Mold is a type of fungi that grows in moist, dark places and requires an water as well as an organic food source to grow. It is different than other fungi, such as mushrooms, in that it grows in small filaments called hyphae,...

Asbestos in Products

Asbestos in Products The history of asbestos use in products can be traced all of the way back to 3000 BCE, asbestos fibers were used in ancient areas in Asia for clothing, pottery, and insulation. Use of the dangerous mineral was continued through centuries. In fact,...

Asbestos – what you need to know

Elemental Asbestos and Mold Removal 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...