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Amy Polityka

The 12 Steps of Meth Lab Cleanup

By | Meth Removal

The hit AMC TV series, Breaking Bad, gave us a glimpse inside a methamphetamine cooks world. The main character, Walter White, was a chemistry teacher turned drug kingpin who turned to cooking meth to support his family and pay for expensive cancer treatments. Whites actions eventually led to his own demise, but the death and destruction left in his wake was telling. Probably the most disturbing takeaway was the realization that a meth lab can exist just about anywhere – in a moving car, in a basement, in a stolen Winnebago or even in a state-of-the-art underground laboratory beneath an…

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Selling a Meth Contaminated Property

By | Meth Removal

Methamphetamine contamination is considered an environmental hazard. Brokers often face problems with meth contamination of a home they are trying to sell. In these cases, the decontamination of the property is important to prevent health problems for the potential homebuyers and to provide the peace of mind that comes with proper decontamination. Although the Utah laws governing meth testing and decontamination have relaxed in recent years, any homebuyer may elect to have a property tested for Meth. If the home tests positive for Meth, the potential homebuyer often backs out of the deal unless appropriate decontamination methods have been used…

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How do you know if youre at risk of Meth contamination in California?

By | Meth Removal

There are options when it comes to meth contamination testing in California. Laboratory test,where a sample is taken from every room are the most reliable. The tests give a baseline for levels in the house. Best places to test whether you are renting or looking or already know. There aren’t any standards of whats a safe amount of meth that’s acceptable. But ask yourself, whats the acceptable amount for your family? Let us help. Do you have questions about testing, or do you have a home that has tested positive? We can help with that.

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Is Do It Yourself Asbestos Removal Legal?

By | Asbestos Removal

Finding asbestos within the home is a dreaded event for most homeowners, but asbestos removal isn’t as cut-and-dried as it may seem. Asbestos has been linked to asbestosis and mesothelioma, lung diseases caused by breathing in asbestos fibers. Asbestosis irritates and scars the lung tissues, while the more dangerous mesothelioma causes a type of cancer that is often fatal. Hiring an asbestos abatement company is the safest, easiest method of removing asbestos from your house. Abatement companies are equipped with both the experience of working with asbestos and with specialized tools and materials. Yet many homeowners, in an effort to…

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Steps of Mold Remediation in LA County

By | Uncategorized

Ever wonder what the steps are for mold remediation in La County? Step 1: Burns Environmental Step 2: Inspection and Mold Damage Assessment Step 3: Mold Containment Step 4: Air Filtration Step 5: Removing Mold and Mold-Infested Materials Step 6: Cleaning Contents and Belongings Step 7: Restoration It’s pretty easy when you get the professionals involved. Let us help you take care of your mold problems. There is no reason not to call a professional mold remediation company in LA County. We take the worry out of having mold.

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Abestos and your Health in LA

By | Asbestos Removal

Asbestos becomes a potential risk to health if fibres are suspended in air and breathed into the lungs. Breathing asbestos fibres into the lungs can cause a range of diseases, including mesothelioma, lung cancer and asbestosis We are all exposed to low levels of asbestos in the air we breathe every day. Ambient or background air usually contains between 10 and 200 fibres every 1,000 litres (or cubic metre) of air. Whether a person goes on to develop an asbestos-related disease depends on a range of circumstances or exposure factors; for example, the level and duration of exposure, length of…

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4 Signs That You Need Mold Remediation

By | Uncategorized

The general rule is that when mold is visible, it is time to kill it and remove it. But mold isnt always visible and so there are other criteria to strongly consider when it comes to mold remediation. Here are the four criteria to look for mold in your home. 1. A water event or occasional/frequent water intrusion Has there been recent water intrusion? Water does not necessarily equal mold growth as spores have to already be present. But since mold spores are microscopic (2-10 microns), a water event is usually the trigger that causes mold to be seen or…

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Understanding Mold

By | Mold Remediation

When water intrudes into your property, mold growth can start in as little as 48 hours. Consider the following mold facts: Mold is present almost everywhere, indoors and outdoors. Mold spores are microscopic, float along in the air, and may enter your home through windows, doors, or AC/heating systems or even hitch a ride indoors on your clothing or a pet. Mold spores thrive on moisture. Mold spores can quickly grow into colonies when exposed to water. These colonies may produce allergens and irritants and have the potential to cause other health effects. Before mold remediation can begin, any sources…

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Mold Removal or Mold Remediation?

By | Mold Remediation

Mold spores exists almost everywhere, both inside and outside. You can’t remove all of the mold from your home. No company can remove all of the mold. A quality mold removal company in LA County understands that mold growth and mold removal is a science. Mold remediation focuses on getting mold levels back to normal, natural levels. Note that all mold damage situations are different and require a unique solution. Call us now for your solution.

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How to Identify Materials That May Contain Asbestos

By | Uncategorized

Generally, you can’t tell whether a material contains asbestos simply by looking at it, unless it is labeled. If in doubt, treat the material as if it contains asbestos and leave it alone. You may want to have your home inspected for asbestos-containing materials by a trained and accredited asbestos professional if: You are planning to remodel your home (remodeling can disturb building materials) Your home has damaged building materials (like crumbling drywall and insulation that is falling apart) A trained and accredited asbestos professional should take samples for analysis, since a professional knows what to look for, and because…

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