A Common Problem Mold and allergies have become a significant problem in today’s world…more so than at any other time. Mold is a fungus that comes in thousands of varieties and grows both outside and inside. In order to thrive, mold needs two things: water and warmth — and you certainly don’t have to endure…

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Indoor Air Quality and Mold Prevention within a Building Envelope Today we thought we’d discuss indoor air quality and mold prevention within a building envelope. We have begun to see some of our commercial property managers identify issues with a number of their buildings…particularly buildings were constructed at least 20 to 25 years ago. Building envelopes…

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      How to prevent Mold and Mildew in Toronto Today we’re going to talk about mold and mildew in Toronto and, although humidity levels are lower during our winters, there are conditions can make the inside of your home a breeding ground for mold and mildew. We’ll discuss what they are and how…

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Spring is on it’s way and so are mold allergies You wouldn’t know it from the current weather we have here in southern Ontario but, believe it or not, Spring is on its way and so are mold allergies. With Spring many individuals experience allergy symptoms. However, while most people attribute their runny noses and…

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Asbestos in Talc – What Is Talc, Where Is It Used and Why Is Asbestos a Concern? Recently, the New York Times posted an article about asbestos in talc. Nearly 12,000 women have sued Johnson & Johnson, with most claiming the talc in its well-known product Johnson’s Baby Powder caused their ovarian cancer. They now…

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Mold at the Cottage It’s this time of year that you may not be thinking about mold at your cottage or vacation home. But, thankfully, we’ve turned the corner and warmer temperatures are starting to make their appearance…only a few more weeks and Spring will be here! And we’re now starting to think about our…

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The crucial role of containment during mold removal When you engage a mold removal company to come in and remove the mold from your home you are assuming that the company you’ve hired will insure that the rest of your home does not become cross-contaminated during the removal. You expect that they will treat your…

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