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A Sniper’s Approach vs The Shotgun Approach

A Snipers Approach to Indoor Air Quality Investigations Many IAQ Consultants in Arizona take the “shotgun approach” when investigating indoor air quality concerns. Just what is the “shotgun approach”? Shot pellets from a shotgun shell spread out with the intent that one of the many pellets will hit it’s target. In the context of sampling, a consultant tests

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VOCs in the Home and Cancer – Are YOU at Risk?

Overview According to the following research, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), many of which are classified as known or potential carcinogens, have proven to be a cause of cancer in both humans and animals. This research article states that, “For some of these VOCs such as formaldehyde, the sources are predominantly indoors. For other VOCs, the sources are

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Mold Tip – One Way To Control Mold In A Bathroom

Mold Tip – One Way To Control Mold In A Bathroom If you’re constantly getting mold on your bathroom ceiling, even after cleaning it, you most likely have a ventilation issue. Bathroom exhaust fans are critical in controlling moisture levels while taking a shower. If you’re like most people, you probably turn the fan off

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Hidden Mold Growth

Mold Testing & Mold Inspection Company in Chandler, AZ

We Provide the Most Thorough Mold Inspection in Chandler, AZ We provide mold testing and a mold inspection Chandler residents can count on. We cover both residential and commercial properties. Our mold related services are performed by a board certified indoor environmental consultant (CIEC). Additionally, we make testing and inspecting your property for mold easy for you. We’ll tell you

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Wood Smoke and Your Health

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Research Links SIDS to Mold

Background to this post: We get a lot of calls from concerned mothers about mold exposure in their home and if their infants are safe. When it comes to mold exposure, there are no threshold limit values (TLVs) yet established. However, that doesn’t mean that there’s no need to test for mold or to identify the

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Outdoor Ventilation… Benefits of Letting The Fresh Air In

Outdoor Ventilation… Benefits of Letting The Fresh Air In Did you know: Indoor air is typically 5-10 times more contaminated that the outside air and in some instances 100 times more polluted? With cooler weather now upon us, its ideal to open doors and windows to allow fresh air inside your home. One way to help

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What’s Causing My Symptoms?

What’s Causing My Symptoms? – Do you get headaches only at home? – Do you experience allergy like symptoms (e.g. stuffy nose/sinus congestion) only while lying in bed? – Do you often get dizzy, light headed, or nauseous only at home? Your symptoms could be caused by exposure to: Mold Dust Mites Volatile Organic Compound (VOCs) Carity

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Mold Testing & Inspection Services in Phoenix, AZ

Mold problems in Phoenix Despite the hot and dry climate, Phoenix is a thriving industry for mold inspection and testing services. Why? Well, considering the latest Census data which says Phoenix has 590,149 housing units (not even factoring in retail, commercial, and industrial properties) its evident there’s a whole lot of space for mold creating situations

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What’s involved in a mold testing service?

Mold testing services may include the following: Visual assessment of the area(s) of concern (may include the use of a digital borescope) Moisture inspection using different moisture detection equipment such as thermal imaging, thermohygrometers, and moisture meters to name a few. Laser/optical particle counters/scanners. These devices give a general idea of the size and quantity

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