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Gain Independence from Mold in Your Home!

Posted on July 4, 2017 in Blog

Gain Independence from Mold in Your Home!

You might have forgotten the specifics about the Boston Tea Party, Taxation without Representation, and the Revolutionary War that you learned during your history classes, but the general concept of Independence Day is clear as day. Several hundred years ago on July 4th, Americans took a step to break free from the tyrannical rule of the British government.

Like young America, you probably have something that you should break free of, and that’s mold in your home! You might think that mold can simply be wiped away, that if you don’t see it that it’s gone, but you’re wrong. Mold spores can actually become airborne and spread throughout your home. This Fourth of July season, consider using to help you break free from the mold in your home!

Where Mold Can Grow

Mold can grow anywhere, but it grows best in dark and humid places. Bathrooms and basements are often culprits, but there are many other places as well. Walls can hold mold, especially if there are leaky pipes contained within them. By the time you see the mold, it’s…

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Lead Paint Abatement Services in California

Posted on June 8, 2017 in Blog

Lead Paint Abatement Services in California

Lead based paint is an environmental hazard that you do not want to trifle with.  Lead based paint can be found in older homes and can have serious adverse health effects, especially for women and children. This environmental hazard should be abated immediately, especially if the paint begins chipping and peeling. Thankfully, will be there with you every step of the way to abate any lead based paint that you find in your home. We have a variety of strategies to employ, which ensures that we can properly and safely remove the lead based paint in your home no matter the scenario.

Is Your Home at Risk?

From the 1940’s to 1978, lead was used as an additive to exterior and interior paints. In 1978, lead paint was banned as an additive by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. If your home was constructed and painted after 1978, you are likely in good condition. Unfortunately, for homes built and painted before 1978, there is a possibility that lead paint exists.

What are the Risks?

If your home has lead based paint, it is important to proceed with…

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AQHI Provides Several Environmental Waste Remediation Services  

Posted on May 3, 2017 in Blog

AQHI Provides Several Environmental Waste Remediation Services  

Now that spring has sprung, the term Spring Cleaning might begin being thrown around your home. Often, that might be accompanied by the word “renovation” or something along those lines. While renovating a home and brining new life to an outdated room can be extremely exciting, there is also a potential for unforeseen hazards. One example of this is environmental waste that is lurking behind walls, under floors, and even in exterior areas of your home. Thankfully, is a company that offers environmental waste remediation services in the Inland Empire of Southern California.

Here are a few examples of what you might run into when you begin renovating, or even just cleaning your home this spring.

Asbestos

If you’ve spent any time watching home renovation shows on the television, chances are that you know all about asbestos. Asbestos containing material can be found in a variety of places, such as floor tiles, drywall, ceiling, roofs and even duct work. The contaminant was commonly used in drywall between 1960 and the 1980s, and can cause adverse health effects if…

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Spring is the Season for Mold & Mildew Growth

Posted on April 5, 2017 in Blog

Spring is the Season for Mold & Mildew GrowthYou’ve heard the saying that “April showers bring May flowers,” but it turns out that April showers can often be the culprit that jumpstarts mold and mildew growth in homes and businesses. You might already be looking forward to summer, to beach days, road trips and fun BBQ’s. However, it’s not a good idea to simply bypass Spring and keep looking ahead to summer. That is because while you’re excited that spring is in the air, which means we’re closer to summer, you also need to have caution because mold spores are in the air as well! Mold grows where there is moisture. This means that with the rain and wet conditions that can be found in spring, you might be sitting in a hot bed for mold.

Mold Can Grow in Many Places of Your Home

Mold grows in many areas of your home. It can be found around appliances like the dishwasher, air conditioner and even the refrigerator. It can also be found in places like floor tiles, bathroom walls and ceilings, and anywhere…

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The Most Common Places That Mold Can Grow in Your Home

Posted on March 8, 2017 in Blog

The Most Common Places That Mold Can Grow in Your Home

When people think of mold, the thought of stale bread or food often comes to mind. Mold lurking in the corners of your home aren’t generally thought of. This is a problem because mold can have serious health effects, from allergies to respiratory issues. It is important to take mold growth in your home seriously, or you may be putting you and your family’s health at risk.

So where does mold lurk in your home? Well, mold grows in damp, humid places. That can mean many areas in your home. Here are the most common places that mold grows in homes:

Basement

When you think of a basement, what are the first three words that come to mind? Likely, the words are a combination of dark, damp and creepy. Well, the dark and damp part is what causes mold to grow. Basements can also have water damage due to flooding, which can lead to mold growth.

Walls

Pipes are inside of walls and if there are pipe leaks, you might not even know what you…

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