Environmental Challenges after Flooding

The Challenges of Returning a Safe and Secure Environment after Flooding

Given the serious dangers posed by flooding, it’s essential that building owners and occupants take the necessary precautions to protect themselves and others. This includes wearing proper personal protective equipment (PPE) such as gloves, respirators, and eye protection, as well as taking steps to minimize exposure to contaminants and mold. Additionally, building owners should engage the services of environmental professionals who can assist with hazardous waste management and air quality testing. By taking these steps, building owners and occupants can minimize their risk of exposure to environmental hazards and help ensure the safety and well-being of everyone in the building.

What To Expect During a Lead Abatement


What to expect during a lead abatement Common Lead Contamination Sources Lead contamination can be found in a variety of settings, however it is most commonly found in paint manufactured prior to 1978 when such materials were banned for public use. Older homes and buildings are especially prone to such hazards due to the presence […]

Hire The Right Environmental Contractor


Hire the right environmental contractor for your job to get the best, least expensive results. ALWAYS get three quotes from licensed and insured contractors.

Limit Environmental Liability for Landlords – Part 2


Limit Environmental Liability for Landlords- Part 2 If You Have a Tenant Complaint About Mold To limit environmental liability it is necessary for an Environmental Consultant to create documentation as though every case was going to trial. That’s exactly what we do. It is important the problem seen by the tenant is clearly identified. We […]

What Parents Need to Know About Lead-based Paints


What Parents Need To Know About Lead-based Paints Our Old City is Painted in Lead-based Paints Beautiful as our City is, the lead-based paint is a danger to all children under 7 years of age. And lead dust isn’t so good for the rest of us, either. Children under 7 are susceptible to eating lead […]

Limit Environmental Liability for Landlords


Limit Environmental Liability For Landlords Protect Yourself! Before tenants move into your new property get an environmental inspection! Due to current real estate market conditions an environmental consultant’s inspection isn’t usually possible. So, after you purchase a property, an environmental survey will give you a professional, complete evaluation of the status of mold, asbestos, or […]

What To Expect During Remediation

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What To Expect During Remediation Manage the finances and the frustrations This photo shows new sheet rock, subfloor, plumbing, framing plus new sheet rock, plumbing, and framing in the area below this bath. Remediation means removing and cleaning up mold. Abatement means removing and cleaning up asbestos, lead, lead-based paint, chemicals, or sewage. The is […]

San Francisco Lead Dust Levels Allowed

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San Francisco Lead Dust Levels Allowed Lead Dust Levels Overview Allowed lead levels for interior floors and window sills was lowered in an effort to protect children from lead poisoning. There are higher levels that are acceptable if you live in a HUD owned property. Regardless of the allowed levels, children should be protected from […]

How to Clean Up Lead Dust


How To Clean Up Lead Dust Keep your child safe and know How To Clean Up Lead Dust  Lead dust is created from from the door or window parts that rub against each other. See the rub marks on the old door and frame above for an example. For example where the door rubs the […]