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Relative Humidity

Temperature and humidity are major factors that will contribute to mold growth. Relative Humidity (RH) will depend on your location and will change with the seasons.

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Common Causes of Mold

Mold spores can be found everywhere in the air outside as well as inside—they can be carried in on our clothes, on our pets, or through open windows

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How To Prevent Mould

There are simple things you can do help prevent mould. It’s true what your grandma said – an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Mould needs food and water to grow. Since we can’t eliminate mould “food” from our homes (drywall, osb, plywood and wood), we...

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Why You Should Inspect Your Attic

Should the mould in your attic be ignored? Yes, mould is commonly found in our attics here on the wet coast. This is due to our climate, combined with faulty ventilation in the attic or leaks in the roof. Mould is so common that it is often not recognized or...

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Are You a Tenant Dealing with Mould?

This article is also a good read for landlords Are you a tenant dealing with mould? First things first. Talk to the homeowner or property manager about it. Express your concerns. Ask if they will have a professional come and assess the situation – someone who is...

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Homeowner Obligations

Homeowners are responsible for the safety of any workers on their property. They are also responsible for keeping any disturbed asbestos from entering the air, which could potentially be harmful to the public.

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Asbestos Sampling

Asbestos SamplingDue to its many beneficial qualities, such as fire resistance and sound proofing, asbestos was once very popular and it can be found in many building materials:  drywall mud, sheet vinyl flooring (lino), vinyl floor tiles, ceiling texture, vent wrap...

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Quote on ACM Removal

Many factors determine the cost of abatement:   the type(s) of material the amount of it (the time it takes to remove it plus disposal costs) its location (overhead, for example, will require air monitoring and change the work procedures involved.) The discovery of...

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Asbestos Removal – a DIY job?

So you want to take down a wall in your home because It will make your home a little bit more open concept. Simple right? If your home was built before 1991 this might not be so simple.If you home was built before 1991 it may contain asbestos which we know can cause...

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Asbestos in Canada – Are We Doing Enough?

A recent series of articles in the Globe and Mail newspaper shed some light on something many of us might not know about. It seems while many countries have banned the use of Asbestos, Canada lags behind. In fact, Canada has a long relationship with asbestos as we...

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Insulation Removal

250.334.8108 Toll Free 1.855.483.1090 Insulation RemovalBats, rats, raccoons, and even otters—we’ve seen them all! While these furry little critters may look cute, they can cause a lot of damage and destruction in your home. They often pull down or shred, and burrow...

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The Cost of Asbestos Disposal

It is very common that we are called to inspect an attic for mould, only to discover that either the soffit venting has been covered by insulation or the bathroom venting has been dispersing into the attic. Have you looked in your attic lately? Is the underside of the...

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