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Steps of Mold Remediation in LA County

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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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4 Signs That You Need Mold Remediation

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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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How to Identify Materials That May Contain Asbestos

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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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Is it safer to remove asbestos from a building or leave it there?

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Reaganomics, new wave music, the centennial of the Statue of Liberty and breakdancing were just a few of the highlights that made the 1980s unique. The ’80s were also marked by hysteria over asbestos. In the 1970s, it became increasingly clear that exposure to this fibrous material had the potential to cause cancer and other respiratory problems. Perhaps what fueled asbestos hysteria the most was the revelation that asbestos could be found just about everywhere — in offices, churches, schools, grocery stores and, worst of all, homes. The surge to have asbestos removed from buildings and dwellings began, and governments…

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Got Mold: What You Need to Know!

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We hear reports all the time about how dangerous mold is and how it can kill you. There was a story in the news not too long about a small leak from a refrigerator that caused mold to build up until it overtook the entire home, and caused severe health issues like brain damage to the owners living in the home. With so many types of mold, it can be scary to think that you might have mold growing in your home that can be toxic to your family. What steps can homeowners take to prevent mold growth in their…

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Health Consequences From Meth Lab Exposure

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Many of the contaminants present during meths cooking process can be harmful if someone is exposed to them. These contaminants can cause health problems including respiratory (breathing) problems, skin and eye irritation, headaches, nausea, and dizziness. Acute (short-term) exposures to high concentrations of some of these chemicals, such as those law enforcement officers face when they first enter a lab, can cause severe health problems including lung damage and burns to different parts of the body. There is little known about the health effects from chronic (long-term) exposure to contaminants left behind after a meth lab is dismantled. Until the…

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Using Lead Abatement to protect your family from lead paint

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Lead paint if chipping or not managed correctly can be harmful to you and your family. Use lead abatement to manage your lead paint problems. If you suspect that your house has lead hazards, you can take some immediate steps to reduce your family’s risk: If you rent, notify your landlord of peeling or chipping paint. Clean up paint chips immediately. Clean floors, window frames, window sills, and other surfaces weekly. Use a mop, sponge, or paper towel with warm water and a general all-purpose cleaner or a cleaner made specifically for lead. REMEMBER: NEVER MIX AMMONIA AND BLEACH PRODUCTS…

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Lead Abatement in LA

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In general, the older your LA home, the more likely it has lead-based paint. Do you need lead abatement in LA? Paint. Many homes built before 1978 have lead-based paint. The federal government banned lead-based paint from housing in 1978. Some states stopped its use even earlier. Lead can be found: In homes in the city, country, or suburbs. In apartments, single-family homes, and both private and public housing. Inside and outside of the house. In soil around a home. (Soil can pick up lead from exterior paint, or other sources such as past use of leaded gas in cars.)…

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Meth Clean up in LA

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Who Regulates Meth Clean up? The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) does not officially regulate the cleanup of meth labs but does provide Meth Clean up Guidelines for reference. Every state has an independent procedural and clearance mandate for re-occupancy. Links to state regulatory data can be found in the appendix of the Meth Lab Cleanup Guidelines. Cleaning up the Meth: A 12-Step Process Step 1: Secure the Property: If a structure is suspect, do not enter the building. Instead, allow local law enforcement and first responder hazmat teams to remove toxic and hazardous drug paraphernalia and chemicals. After this is…

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

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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 what’s a safe amount of meth that’s acceptable. But ask yourself, what’s 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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