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.

Vapor Barriers

vapor barriers

Vapor Barriers A vapor barrier is a special layer, usually fireproof 6 ml. plastic, put in a basement to stop moisture from getting into the walls and causing damage. It helps keep the basement dry and healthy. Vapor barriers, or vapor retarders, are materials used to protect buildings and other structures from the damaging effects […]

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

what to expect during remediation or abatement

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 […]