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Why AQHI Inc. Exists

Posted on November 30, 2015 in Blog

Why AQHI Inc. ExistsMany people don’t know anything about the contaminants often found in residential and commercial properties throughout Southern California. They may even why wonder why exists at all. So many contaminants are completely invisible to the naked eye, and the harmful effects of exposure frequently don’t appear until years, or even decades, after exposure occurs. Why should contaminants be removed if they aren’t going to do any visible damage for so long?

Well, at , we often field questions like these. And if people don’t ask them, we suspect they’re thinking about them, but they’re too polite to ask!

That’s understandable. After all, not everyone can be an environmental expert! We at are always happy to answer your questions about environmental issues, contamination, and other related topics. That’s why we have this blog series!

This specific blog attempts to answer the previously mentioned questions, but if you have any more, please don’t hesitate to contact us by calling .

Why should we care about contamination?

Back in the 1980s and for many previous decades, the environment throughout the US was very contaminated. The lake that runs through Chicago would…


What are PCBs and Why Should I be Concerned About Them?

Posted on November 6, 2015 in Blog

What are PCBs and Why Should I be Concerned About Them? to take care of all your PCB and other contamination removal needs today.

What are PCBs?

PCBs are known carcinogens, which are substances that have been scientifically proven to be capable of causing cancer in living tissue in humans and other life forms. PCBs were used in just about all fluorescent light ballasts prior to July 1978. They contained PCBs at 50 ppm or greater in their capacitors and asphalt potting material surrounding the capacitor. If your building is older than a few decades, you…