What to Do About Mold or Asbestos in Your Attic

Attics are essential features of any home. They are necessary for creating balance, climate regulation, indoor comfort, and energy efficiency throughout the house. When the attic cavity is healthy and well-maintained, the indoor environment is safer, and so are the people in it. However, it is not uncommon for the attic to be contaminated by building materials or natural invaders. Two of the most common culprits of attic contamination are asbestos and mold. When your attic is affected by either, schedule mold removal in Mississauga and asbestos abatement with Inch By Inch Inspections. 

Learn how to respond to attic mold and asbestos for a safe indoor environment.

Why Mold and Asbestos Are Found In Properties

asbestos and mold removalDue to the inherent fire-resistant properties of asbestos combined with the lack of knowledge of its hazardous health consequences, it was commonplace in the insulation used to fill attics, walls, and ceilings in every kind of property across not only Toronto and Mississauga but all over the world. Asbestos fibres can become airborne when disturbed, leading to many health problems, the most serious of which are mesothelioma and lung cancer. On the other hand, mold is an organic problem that was not likely present at the time of installation, but grows over time, especially in older homes, where the attic may be damp, have poor ventilation, or be prone to leaks. Before beginning work in the attic, it's vital that you are aware of either contaminant. Contact Inch By Inch Inspections for high-level air quality testing, mold inspections, or asbestos abate in the Greater Toronto Area. Our teams will help you accurately identify contaminants and eliminate them safely.

Attic Mold Removal Mississauga

The IICRC-certified team at Inch By Inch Inspections are experts at asbestos abatement and mold remediation. Mold can cause various health problems, including instigating or exacerbating allergies and other respiratory health issues. It can spread to the point of needing to repair or replace portions of the attic and other places in the home or property. We specialize in removing mold, cleaning and disinfecting the affected areas, and prevent the mold from returning under the right conditions.

Asbestos Abatement Services

The dangers of asbestos in the home are real, and the job of asbestos abatement is a severe and important one that can help protect the ones you love.

The kind of insulation that may contain asbestos is known as "vermiculite." If it is present, it cannot be seen; it must be tested using state-of-the-art equipment, and the technicians who know how to carefully and safely conduct that testing and determine the results for you. Asbestos-free air in your home or business is safe air! We have the years of experience and training needed to provide you with a safe and effective abatement. We provide you with a certificate of completion for all of our work that may be used to satisfy a potential home buyer or just for your own peace of mind. 

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