Essential Things to Know About Asbestos Inspections
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by Colorado Hazardous Environmental
1y ago
Asbestos inspection determines whether asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) are present in a building or construction site. ACMs are materials that contain more than 1% asbestos by weight. Asbestos inspection is performed by a trained and certified asbestos inspector. What Happens During an Asbestos Inspection? There are four steps involved in an asbestos inspection. • Identify potential [...] The post Essential Things to Know About Asbestos Inspections appeared first on Colorado Hazardous Environmental ..read more
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Lead Hazards in Homes and How to Safely Remove Them
Colorado Hazardous Environmental Blog
by Colorado Hazardous Environmental
1y ago
Lead is found in many Denver, CO, homes and can pose a serious health hazard if not removed safely. A recent study by the CDC found that 4 million households with children living in them were exposed to high levels of lead. It is essential t be aware of lead hazards in your home [...] The post Lead Hazards in Homes and How to Safely Remove Them appeared first on Colorado Hazardous Environmental ..read more
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Asbestos Testing in Your Home: What You Need to Know
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by Colorado Hazardous Environmental
1y ago
Like most people in Colorado Springs, CO, you probably don't think about asbestos very often. But if you live in an older home, there's a good chance that asbestos is present in some form. Asbestos is a hazardous material that can cause serious health problems if handled incorrectly. That's why it's important to have your [...] The post Asbestos Testing in Your Home: What You Need to Know appeared first on Colorado Hazardous Environmental ..read more
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Asbestos-Containing Materials (ACM) and Demolition: What You Need to Know
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by Colorado Hazardous Environmental
1y ago
Asbestos is a naturally occurring fibrous mineral used in various commercial and industrial products because of its resistance to heat, fire, and many chemicals. ACM can be found in insulation materials, construction materials, brake pads, some floor tiles and adhesives, textiles, and other products. When ACM is damaged or disturbed, it can release asbestos fibers [...] The post Asbestos-Containing Materials (ACM) and Demolition: What You Need to Know appeared first on Colorado Hazardous Environmental ..read more
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Mold Removal – 5 Things You Need To Know!
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by Colorado Hazardous Environmental
1y ago
Mold may not be on your list of most hazardous materials, but it should be a part of it! Mold causes a lot of damage to properties and illnesses to people. Mold is hard to remove, and removal should be completed by a professional hazardous material removal company. Below, we will examine five things you [...] The post Mold Removal – 5 Things You Need To Know! appeared first on Colorado Hazardous Environmental ..read more
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4 Locations That Could Contain Asbestos
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by Colorado Hazardous Environmental
1y ago
Asbestos may not be banned in the United States, but it is regulated. Regulations have slowed the number of construction materials we see with asbestos. However, a lot of different buildings, especially older ones, still contain asbestos. Below, we will discuss a few buildings that may contain asbestos-containing materials. Hospitals Hospitals, especially those constructed before [...] The post 4 Locations That Could Contain Asbestos appeared first on Colorado Hazardous Environmental ..read more
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Lead Paint Is Still A Concern In Many Homes
Colorado Hazardous Environmental Blog
by Colorado Hazardous Environmental
1y ago
When it comes to hazardous materials, lead paint is not at the top of anyone’s list. In reality, most people do not even realize their homes could have lead paint. Lead paint was banned decades ago and shouldn’t be a problem. Unfortunately, lead paint is still a large problem throughout the United States. It is [...] The post Lead Paint Is Still A Concern In Many Homes appeared first on Colorado Hazardous Environmental ..read more
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5 Common Residential Hazardous Materials
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by Colorado Hazardous Environmental
1y ago
Households tend to have five common hazardous materials on the property. Hazardous materials can range from bothersome to deadly. Colorado Hazardous Environmental wants you to be educated on the hazards that could be lurking in your home. We will discuss five hazardous materials that we commonly see on residential properties. Sewage Sewage can enter your [...] The post 5 Common Residential Hazardous Materials appeared first on Colorado Hazardous Environmental ..read more
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Asbestos Removal During The Spring – The Pros
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by Colorado Hazardous Environmental
1y ago
Asbestos removal is a year-round operation because of its many hazards. Asbestos removal can be easier during certain times of the year, and one of those times is spring. Springtime not only has warmer weather but also better weather conditions. This can make asbestos removal easier for the hazardous materials removal company. Below, we will [...] The post Asbestos Removal During The Spring – The Pros appeared first on Colorado Hazardous Environmental ..read more
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Mold Growth After Winter Weather
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by Colorado Hazardous Environmental
1y ago
Mold growth is a common occurrence after harsh winter weather. Mold remediation is one of the main calls we receive as winter turns to spring. The main reason we see mold growth after winter is because of water damage. Water damages are seen as snowmelts, and as the weather turns warmer, mold begins to grow [...] The post Mold Growth After Winter Weather appeared first on Colorado Hazardous Environmental ..read more
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