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When Do Commercial Properties Need Asbestos Testing in Toronto

Posted on Dec 26, 2022

Asbestos may not seem like an immediate threat, as it can lay dormant in properties around the city for many years without undergoing professional asbestos removal services. But even if it’s not an active problem, asbestos-containing materials will quickly become one, even with the slightest disturbance. To ensure you don’t run into...

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How to Decrease the Risk of Asbestos Exposure During the Winter?

Posted on Dec 07, 2022

December is supposed to be the most festive and fabulous time of year, but accidental asbestos exposure can throw sweet holiday plans off track. Some winter activities can trigger asbestos exposure, like hanging decorations on the roof, completing snow-related repairs, or upgrading your attic insulation. To ensure your winter plans go off without a...

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Why Asbestos Air Testing is Critical in Toronto

Posted on May 27, 2022

Asbestos air testing in Toronto is critical for identifying asbestos in the air at a property. Air quality testing is essential to an individual's health. We breathe up to 17,000 liters of air in a single day, and if we're breathing in harmful contaminants, our lungs will suffer. Our bodies need healthy air, so let's not take it for...

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Why You Should Book Asbestos Testing If You Have Popcorn Ceiling

Posted on May 11, 2022

When most people hear of asbestos, they think of shingles, textured walls, and asbestos floor tiles. However, many people forget that the substance was frequently used in popcorn ceilings. This is a shocking revelation since there is so much debate about whether or not popcorn ceilings are actually safe to live with. Well, if you're concerned...

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If Renovating Consider The Following Asbestos Risks

Posted on Jan 04, 2022

Asbestos may be found in a wide range of building materials, and it can be found in buildings of all ages. It is known to cause lung diseases such as mesothelioma and asbestosis. If you are renovating an older house, there are a few items that you should watch out for, which could contain asbestos. If you are thinking about renovating your home or...

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Asbestos and Air Quality Testing FAQs

Posted on Nov 19, 2021

Are you having concerns about the air quality at your property? Thinking about getting air quality testing or asbestos removal for your Toronto home? If the answer is yes, you probably wonder how the pollutants got inside in the first place and how to get rid of them. To help you find the answers and more information...

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Why Air Quality Tests Matter Post COVID-19

Posted on Nov 16, 2021

The COVID-19 epidemic has affected the health of many Canadians, and some of them still feel the consequences of the infection manifesting as reduced lung capacity and lung sensitivity. Being exposed to contaminated air in such conditions can cause a myriad of problems. A recent Canadian study suggests that more than 2,000 Canadians die prematurely...

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Asbestos Testing During Mold Remediation in Toronto

Posted on Nov 04, 2021

Can you schedule Asbestos testing during mold remediation in Toronto? The short answer is yes. You can schedule your asbestos testing in Toronto during the mold remediation process.  After mold has been discovered, the property owner’s primary concern is to have mold remediation services performed by a Toronto-based certified mold...

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Schedule Air Quality Testing in Oakville for Better Productivity

Posted on Oct 14, 2021

Stale air and unpleasant smells negatively affect our health and ability to focus and having such an environment in the office can be quite detrimental to productivity. To stay efficient and focused, your working area needs to be clean, pleasant, and have a steady supply of fresh air (and coffee). Many spend 40 hours at work every week and are...

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Why You Need an Asbestos Inspection in Your Home or Business

Posted on Sep 21, 2021

If you’re not a DIY enthusiast, it’s likely that you don’t know much about the materials that go into the structure of your property — you simply trust that they are safe. But there’s a hidden danger lurking inside many older homes: asbestos. Asbestos testing in Burlington looks for the visual and airborne presence of...

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Air Quality Testing and Asbestos Testing In Toronto

Posted on Aug 24, 2021

Air quality testing in Toronto can help you determine several unnoticed health hazards in your house. You might not know it, but there are many harmful substances present in your indoor environment. Toxic elements like mold, asbestos, and pollen can lead to several health conditions. Air quality tests like asbestos testing in Toronto can determine...

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Do All Older Homes In Oakville With Popcorn Ceiling Contain Asbestos?

Posted on Aug 09, 2021

Popcorn ceilings (also called “cottage cheese,” “acoustic,” or “stucco” ceilings) were quite famous from the early 1950s to the 1985. Homeowners and builders opted for these ceilings due to the bumpy, spray-on texture, as it offered quick and easy application. Plus, it helped builders disguise ceiling...

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Asbestos Testing for Toronto Homes

Posted on Aug 03, 2021

Asbestos is relatively common in Toronto homes since many of them were built before 1990 when this hazardous material was still widely used in construction. Getting professional asbestos testing in Toronto can help you determine whether your home is safe, as the concentration of asbestos microscopic fibrils is best detected with detailed lab...

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Health Issues Related to Asbestos Exposure in Toronto

Posted on Jul 22, 2021

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral composed of fibrous crystals with fire and heat-resistant properties. Due to its favourable physical qualities, cheapness and availability, asbestos was a widely used material in construction and product manufacturing from the beginning of the Industrial Revolution until the second half of the previous...

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A Professional Approach to Asbestos Testing in Oakville

Posted on Jul 12, 2021

Once a widely used building material, asbestos is today listed as a highly hazardous substance. A few decades ago, we learnt that exposure to asbestos causes various severe health conditions and diseases like asbestosis, lung cancer, and mesothelioma. However, the use and import of asbestos and asbestos-containing products were officially...

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