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Meth Testing Done Properly

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Meth testing is done to determine if someone has smoked methamphetamine in your home. If someone smoked meth in your home 3 times, there can be left over residue. It is recommended that any new buyers or renters test their new home, to keep the residents safe. Call AEI Decon for your meth testing kit today. Its easy, and worth knowing if your home is safe or not. Supplies you need: Rubber gloves Gauze sponges Testing template, which Is 100 centimeters squared available at any testing company Wetting agent we use isopropyl alcohol at least 95% grade or methanol Pen…

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Burns Environmental Services was called out to Safely Remove and Dispose of All Hazardous Materials at a Church in Moreno Valley after an Electrical Fire

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As a licensed abatement contractor, Burns Environmental Services was called out by a Riverside restoration company to safely abate all affected asbestos containing materials at Wesleyan Church in Moreno Valley. After following proper notification procedures required by AQMD and OSHA, BES mobilized quickly and set up nine containments. BES removed all affected plaster, smoke damaged walls, asbestos containing carpet, VAT and Mastic, and affected wood wall panels. The team was also able to remove, clean and save the toilet, bath tub, and vanity from one of the contained areas. All affected areas were wet wiped and hepa vacuumed. Thank you…

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True Love is Giving the Gift of Clean Air

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How is Your Indoor Air Quality? Studies have shown that even a small amount of dirt buildup on HVAC system components can significantly reduce HVAC efficiency and increase energy consumption. According to research and industry standards, complete removal of dirt, debris and other contaminants from the air duct system is the most effective and acceptable cleaning and decontamination method for duct work in both homes and commercial buildings. Show the one you love this Valentine’s Day with a Free Estimate for Air Duct Cleaning!

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Burns Environmental Services Performs Remediation for Illicit Drug Contamination Site

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Burns Environmental Services was contacted to perform a remediation for Illicit Drug Contamination. An unfortunate landowner found that their home was being used as a PCP manufacturing facility. Testing at the interior of the home confirmed drug residue throughout. The back and side yards had also been used for dumping of illicit contaminants. Burns Environmental Services worked with the owners and the district attorney’s office to properly remediate the contamination in order for the house to be sold. The entire interior home was remediated from top to bottom and 20 truckloads of affected soil were removed from the property. The…

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Burns Environmental Services Finishes the Job in Record Time…

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Burns Environmental Services (BES) was called out by a construction company to give an abatement estimate for a home being renovated in Encino California. Due to the age of the home an asbestos and lead test were required. Test results showed that asbestos containing material was found in the HVAC ducting. The customer was price sensitive and very concerned about the timing. Paul Luna one of the newest project managers at Burns Environmental Services arrived onsite within three hours of the call. Paul walked the job, gathered all the information needed to notify AQMD and had one of the BES…

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Burns Environmental Services is Called to a Water Damage at a Dental Office in Palmdale

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A leak at a Palmdale Dental office caused damage to the flooring and sub-flooring of the building. The affected areas contained hazardous materials that required an asbestos removal team to abate them. The job also required a quick and immediate response as the office lost money every day that it was closed for repairs. Burns Environmental Services, a licensed environmental abatement contractor was called in to perform the work. They looked at the project the same day they received the call and started the project within 24 Hours. Part of their scope was to detach and save all cabinets and…

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Walnut Apartments

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Burns Environmental Services received a request from one of his restoration clients to abate asbestos at the Walnut Garden Apartment complex. BES was called out due to a fire loss. An investigation was performed by the fire department and insurance company to determine the cause of the fire. Although it is not confirmed it is believed the fire was caused by faulty wiring in one of the Jacuzzi tubs in one of the units. There were a total of 4 units affected, 2 of which were categorized as a Procedure 5. Most contents and personal belongings of tenants were either…

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Meth Lab General Overview

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Shows like Breaking Bad and The Wire have brought more awareness to the danger of illegally manufactured drugs. These shows illustrate that drug labs may turn up in houses, apartments, sheds, trailers, motel rooms, and even motor vehicles. The government’s health and safety department have deemed that the illegal manufacture of psychoactive drugs, primarily methamphetamine, is a major health and safety issue while the disposal of illegal drug lab waste pose a significant environmental threat to the community. Contaminants at these sites may be highly volatile organic solvents and semi-volatile organic compounds, to highly corrosive inorganic acids and bases. Because…

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With the acoustic ceilings cracking at the Hollywood Plaza Apartments, Burns Environmental Services was called in to safely remove and dispose of the affected ceilings.

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Burns Environmental Services’ Project Manager, Joseph Meade, was called in to abate the acoustic ceilings at the Hollywood Plaza Apartments. They have scraped eight of the 153 units and will continue to work on each unit until they are complete. BES is scheduled to scrape another eight units this coming week and looks forward to safely removing and disposing of the remainder of the asbestos ceilings in a timely and cost effective manner. Thank you Burns Environmental Services for your hard work and dedication to the project.

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