Whether your basement is a sanctuary, an extra apartment, a kid’s play room, hobby area, family room, finished or unfinished, mould is always an issue. You probably know that mould requires moisture to grow and flourish, and you probably know that a basement is an ideal place for moisture to get out of hand. Here are five steps you can take to help keep mould out of your basement and never even give it a chance. 1. Control the Clutter – You don’t have to turn into that neat freak you swore you’d never be, but keeping everything organized down…

Read More

Post Comments1

11
Oct
2013

Test Before You Tear Down

Posted by henry in Services Category

Ontario One Call {On1call.com} states the importance of ensuring homeowners and potential contractors call before they dig. Before excavation begins, it is essential that the area be checked for gas lines and other safety issues, which can be avoided by a simple call. There are crucial other questions to consider before starting any renovation. Asbestos used in building material was finally banned in Canada in 1986. The ban did allow for companies to continue to sell stock of asbestos materials until their sources were depleted. To be safe, homes built prior to 1990 should have substrates tested before work is done. Once…

Read More

Post Comments0

The amount of stress is overwhelming when deciding to move into a new home. When looking to purchase the perfect home, there are certain issues that can alter a person’s decision on whether or not to buy. One of the common issues for homebuyers is buying a house that has mould or asbestos. According to a CNN Money article, around 30 per cent of houses on the market each year have mould. Our first instinct is to protect our family from impending dangers in the air we breathe. There is also a growing fear of the unknown (How do we…

Read More

Post Comments0

If your health is a risk, or your preventing a legal issue or you want to determine the extent of mould and which species are apparent. Or if to determine if asbestos is present in air. Bacteria tests can also be performed such as the case for sewage floods and other health risks. (more…)

Read More

Post Comments0

3
Dec
2012

Asbestos Removal Services

Posted by henry in Services Category

What is Asbestos: Asbestos is a natural accruing mineral that was and is mined in several locations around the world. It’s most enhanced benefit it that it has extremely high flammability rating and is still considered one of the best fire proofing materials known to man. There are several types of asbestos utilized in building materials some more dangerous than others.

Read More

Post Comments0