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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Is There Mould in Your Attic?

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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How To Reduce Humidity in Your Home

Humidity in our homes creates a welcoming environment for mould – will damage your home and may harm your health. The good news is that there are simple things you can do now to prevent problems in the future. It’s true what your grandma said – an ounce of prevention...

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Asbestos Removal

250.334.8108 Toll Free 1.855.483.1090 Asbestos AbatementDid you know that up until 1990 asbestos was added to drywall mud? Asbestos can be found in many building materials. You will find it sheet vinyl flooring, vinyl tile flooring, textured ceilings, vent wrap, and...

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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 RemovalAll homeowners should consider a residential mould inspection – we consider this an ounce of prevention that's worth a pound of cure. We will come to your home and do a walk through with you, inspecting any areas...

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Zonolite Brand Insulation

Working in an attic, taking out vermiculite insulation, the Home SOULutions team often finds a couple of empty Zonolite bags and occasionally a full one. Imagine our surprise this week when we ran into 15 full bags in the attic - on top of the insulation already...

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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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