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Why Is Air Quality Testing Important?

Posted on Jan 23, 2023

Despite our best intentions, the air inside our properties may become polluted by various contaminants. Sometimes, a mistake can easily trigger the release of volatile organic compounds, such as asbestos, or problems with the infrastructure can leak chemical toxins, like carbon monoxide or smoke. To ensure your indoor air is safe and healthy,...

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How to Know if I Have Mold in My Mississauga Home

Posted on Jan 17, 2023

Sometimes when mold appears on your property, it's unmistakable, drawing the attention of homeowners and prompting them to schedule mold removal in Mississauga and eliminate the intruder. Unfortunately, a lot of the time, mold can be harder to pinpoint, growing and expanding under the radar until being picked up during air quality testing....

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Get Ready for Your 2023 Renovations with a DSS Report

Posted on Dec 30, 2022

If you have renovations planned for 2023, such as an extreme demolition in your current home or revamping an old commercial or residential property, you’re likely experiencing both excitement and stress. Undergoing major projects require tedious steps, like submitting a DSS Report. A Designated Substance Survey Report, often called a DSS...

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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 Know if Mold is Making Indoor Air Quality Worse

Posted on Dec 20, 2022

When the weather is cold, most of your time is spent indoors, which means during the winter good indoor air quality is even more important. However, with the heat roaring and windows shut, fresh air decreases and humidity increases. As a result, mold spores will fester in your home, leading to potential outbreaks. If you suspect that your property...

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Why Check for Mold Ahead of Your Holiday Gathering

Posted on Dec 12, 2022

Mold can sneak up on you, even in the winter, with melting snow, rain, and heaters increasing indoor infestations. As mold takes over your space, its impact on the indoor environment worsens, causing poor indoor air quality, illness, and unwelcoming odours. With many parties and gatherings scheduled for the holiday season, it's important to...

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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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What is the Difference Between Mold & Mildew?

Posted on Nov 28, 2022

When bringing in a professional restoration company to conduct home inspections, you may learn that mold is infesting your property. While a simple visible inspection will identify infestations, some may refer to these outbreaks as mold and mildew interchangeably. Despite the common use of these terms to describe infestations in the home, there is...

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When You Should Schedule Mold Testing in Toronto

Posted on Nov 25, 2022

Mold testing in Toronto is not always top of mind for property owners in the city. Most people are caught up with hectic schedules, day-to-day lives, and other maintenance that may arise throughout their properties. However, the issue of mold does catch their attention when a water damage incident occurs or the odour of mold gets under their nose....

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How to Track Down Black Mold with Home Inspections Brampton

Posted on Nov 21, 2022

Black mold in homes is caused by excessive moisture, whether it be from a flood, sewage backup, a pipe burst, or inadequate ventilation. If you encounter mold in your property, the wisest thing to do next is to contact a trusted service provider for mold and home inspections. Comprehensive inspections from Inch By Inch Inspections can help you...

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