Do I have Lead and Asbestos In My Home?

By |2019-01-31T23:46:40+00:00January 31st, 2019|Household Tips|

Asbestos and lead are very common in older homes. Asbestos has been used for centuries for construction. Lead was in all paint during the 80s. Some homes build decades later still have both of these substances because of companies using older materials. Both are extremely hazardous to your health and can only be found through [...]

Preventing Mold During the Winter Months

By |2019-01-31T23:30:18+00:00January 15th, 2019|Household Tips|

Mold doesn’t grow as much during the winter, but certain scenarios can cause mold to start forming. Colorado Hazardous Environmental wants to help you avoid mold growth this winter. Below we will discuss a few things that can help you be more aware of mold causing scenarios and what you can do to prevent the [...]

Asbestos Removal and Your Home

By |2019-01-31T22:33:58+00:00January 4th, 2019|Asbestos Information|

Asbestos is a hazardous material, this much you probably know. It can cause Mesothelioma. However, did you know that you need special licenses to remove and dispose of this specific mineral fiber? Disposing of asbestos without the proper licensing is illegal. Asbestos removal is a major job that should only be completed by a knowledgeable [...]

Asbestos, Your Basement, and Attic

By |2018-12-19T17:56:48+00:00December 19th, 2018|Asbestos Information|

Asbestos is known for its ability to go undetected. We cannot see the small fiber and symptoms take decades to show themselves, so it is hard to tell if your home contains this hazardous mineral. It is also almost impossible to know if you have been exposed until it is too late. Specialized testing should [...]

Mold Growth During the Winter Months

By |2018-12-07T22:33:13+00:00December 7th, 2018|Hazardous Materials Info, Household Tips|

Preventing Mold During the Winter Months Check your Home Regularly Winter can bring frozen pipes, water damages, and mold. Colorado Hazardous Environmental wants you to avoid mold growth this Winter, so we have some tips to ensure your home stays mold and water damage free! Below we will discuss a few things you can do [...]

Should Asbestos Ever Not Be Removed?

By |2018-11-16T23:25:47+00:00November 16th, 2018|Asbestos Information, Household Tips|

Asbestos is all over the news and has become a major talking point. Colorado Hazardous Environmental gets asked a lot of questions about asbestos, but one of the main ones is this. Is it okay to leave the asbestos that is inside my home or business? You should always have asbestos removed from the property. [...]

Why is Lead Testing Important?

By |2018-11-07T20:00:07+00:00November 1st, 2018|Hazardous Materials Info|

Lead-based paint is still a concern for many homeowners. Lead poisoning is known to cause severe illness in young children and the elderly. Should you have a lead test? When is a good time? Colorado Hazardous Environmental gets a lot of questions like this. Below we will discuss the reasons you should have a lead [...]

Commercial Buildings and Asbestos

By |2018-10-17T18:42:47+00:00October 17th, 2018|Asbestos Information, Hazardous Materials Info, Service Info|

Commercial buildings and asbestos-containing materials go hand in hand. Most older commercial buildings contain the substance. Asbestos has been used since the beginning of time, as it is a naturally occurring fiber. People found how strong and fire resistant it was, and have used it ever since. Some newer commercial buildings still contain fibers. Asbestos [...]

What is Considered a Hazardous Material?

By |2018-10-05T22:47:22+00:00October 5th, 2018|Hazardous Materials Info|

Hazardous materials come in all forms and dimensions. There are a lot of different hazardous materials, some are well known, but others come as a shock to a lot of people. Colorado Hazardous Environmental is going to share some hazardous materials and how they should be removed. Lead Paint Lead was used in paint for [...]