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Asbestos – How Much Exposure Is Dangerous?

By |2020-05-15T19:41:55+00:00May 4th, 2020|Asbestos Illness Information, Asbestos Information|

Asbestos exposure is linked to mesothelioma, lung cancer, and asbestosis. All of the above are serious illnesses caused by asbestos exposure. Laws and regulations make it less likely that you become exposed to asbestos, but the threat is still there and will continue to be, as long as the United States does not ban asbestos. [...]

Help, I have Water Stains In My Home! – Do I Have Mold?

By |2020-05-01T21:25:08+00:00April 17th, 2020|Hazardous Materials Info, Household Tips|

Water stains are usually a precursor to mold. If you have water stains, you have a leak or have experienced water damages to your property. Mold grows the best in the dark, warm, wet areas. Most leaks that occur happen in areas that you do not frequent. Attics and basements are two of the main [...]

Hazardous Materials Removal – Call a Professional!

By |2020-04-10T21:30:51+00:00April 5th, 2020|Hazardous Materials Info|

In today's world, anything is possible, thanks to the internet. You can research anything you wish and find videos to help you. Unfortunately, people are using the internet to help them "safely" remove hazardous materials from their homes. We get calls each year from people wanting to remove hazardous materials themselves. Hazardous materials are dangerous [...]

Remodeling Your Home? Check for Lead Paint!

By |2020-04-07T22:47:26+00:00March 27th, 2020|Hazardous Materials Info, Household Tips|

Shocking as it may sound, lead paint is still being found in houses and businesses throughout the United States. Lead paint is very hazardous to young children, the elderly, and pregnant women. If you live in an older house, even if it has been remodeled, it should be tested for lead paint. While you may [...]

Commercial Demolition and Asbestos Removal Safety

By |2020-04-02T22:49:56+00:00March 5th, 2020|Service Info|

Older commercial properties most likely contain asbestos fibers in the construction materials. As older buildings begin to deteriorate or need to be destroyed to make room for a newer building, problems can arise. Some certain laws and regulations must be followed before a commercial property can go ahead with the demolition process. Asbestos testing and [...]

Types of Construction Materials That Could Contain Asbestos

By |2020-04-02T22:40:01+00:00February 26th, 2020|Asbestos Information|

Asbestos-containing materials have been used for centuries. It has been used in construction materials for decades, and many homes and businesses have asbestos. Asbestos fibers are highly dangerous and can cause cancer, including mesothelioma. Asbestos fibers are not seen and can quickly enter your body through your mouth or nose. Once inside your body, asbestos [...]

Asbestos – Removal Should Be Completed by A Certified Hazardous Materials Removal Company!

By |2020-04-01T03:34:28+00:00February 8th, 2020|Asbestos Information|

Asbestos is an extremely hazardous material. Mold and other materials are popularized more than asbestos; however, lately, asbestos has been at the top of the list. People are starting to recognize the dangers of asbestos exposure. While this is a good thing, many people are still unaware of the dangers and laws that accompany asbestos [...]

Harsh Winters Can Cause Mold Growth!

By |2020-04-01T03:18:45+00:00January 20th, 2020|Household Tips|

This winter has been harsh so far, and unfortunately, we have more to come. With severe winter weather, we usually see an influx of mold growth. This is generally from winter water damages that go overlooked and may not be found for months. Colorado Hazardous Environmental has some tips to ensure you spot any water [...]

Snowmelt Can Cause Major Sewage Problems!

By |2020-04-01T03:18:27+00:00January 10th, 2020|Hazardous Materials Info, Household Tips|

With the heavy snows can come significant storm damages, but one is often overlooked. Heavy snows can cause water damages, but it can also cause major sewage problems on the interior and exterior of your property. With excessive snowmelt, your sewage can become clogged and overflow in other areas. Sewage not only smells terrible, but [...]