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Things to Know About Asbestos Removal

Things to Know About Asbestos Removal

Asbestos is term for a group of six silicate minerals that combine in the form of microscopic fibers. Asbestos offers resistance against heat, fire, and chemicals and has durability. With these features, asbestos became a vital part of a variety of products. Asbestos...
Common Causes of Mold and Its Prevention

Common Causes of Mold and Its Prevention

What is Mold? Mold is a microscopic organism that grows and thrives in moist environments. Mold occurs naturally in areas where other oxygen-dependent microorganisms thrive. Mold plays an integral part in the decomposition process and enrichment of the soil....
3 Things to Know About Radon in Winter

3 Things to Know About Radon in Winter

Now that the holidays are over, it’s getting colder across Alberta. In fact, January and February tend to be the coldest months of the year (Travel Alberta lists the average winter temperature during these months as between -5°C to -15°C but we all know that’s a lie)....
Reducing Radon in Your Home

Reducing Radon in Your Home

Radon is a hard gas to detect, created naturally when uranium breaks down in the ground. It’s odorless, tasteless, and invisible, and is also the #1 cause of lung cancer in non-smokers. This makes it a particularly dangerous risk to you and your family, and it’s...
Is Asbestos Hiding In Your Popcorn Ceilings?

Is Asbestos Hiding In Your Popcorn Ceilings?

Asbestos, also known as “cottage-cheese ceilings” or “stucco ceilings,” “popcorn ceilings” are everywhere. They were quite popular in most homes and buildings built between 1950 and 1990. It was primarily used to hide imperfections. As outdated and ugly we think it is...