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Soot and Smoke Odors

Posted on: May 22nd, 2014 by Peter Sierck No Comments

Our Hearts to those who have lost. Our Thanks for those who never stopped fighting.

Lead Against Lead

Posted on: March 10th, 2014 by Peter Sierck No Comments

Lead is a dangerous element that is estimated to be found in 25% of all homes nation-wide (U.S. EPA 2001; U.S. HUD 1999). Excessive exposure to children can cause reduced intelligence, impaired hearing, reduced stature, and many other adverse health […]

Dust Mites

Posted on: March 6th, 2014 by Peter Sierck No Comments

Dust Mites Dust mites are 8-legged arthropods that live in the house dust of homes where they are prevalent. They have been recognized as a major source of allergens regarding house dust since 1967 and feed on organic materials such […]

The Silent Science Behind Off-Gassing

Posted on: February 19th, 2014 by Peter Sierck No Comments

The process of off-gassing is the evaporation of volatile chemicals in non-metallic materials. This means that the building materials in your home can release chemicals into the air, which then become part of the air you are breathing. Such suspect materials include: carpet, […]

Public’s Misuse of Research Tool for Indoor Mold Cleanup

Posted on: January 31st, 2014 by Peter Sierck No Comments

 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (E.P.A.) developed an Environmental Relative Moldiness Index (E.R.M.I.) intended for research only as a way to objectively describe the mold burden inside one’s residence. There have been complaints about firms using this method despite the […]

10 Signs Why You May Need Moisture and Mold Testing

Posted on: January 28th, 2014 by Peter Sierck No Comments
10 signs

10 Signs Why You May Need Moisture and Mold Testing If you notice any of these concerns where you live or work you might need a professional mold and moisture survey and possible mold testing. 1. You see mold growing […]

San Diego Homeowner Regrets Not Hiring Mold Inspection Company

Posted on: January 10th, 2013 by Peter Sierck No Comments
Mold Growth in ceiling of San Diego Home

Here is ET&T’s latest sad mold story! A few months ago, a homeowner located in Carlsbad, CA (San Diego County) had a roof leak. She contacted a roofing company and the roofer told the homeowner that she had mold on […]

Water Damage From Rain Gutters May Cause Mold Growth in Home or Building

Posted on: December 6th, 2012 by Peter Sierck No Comments
Mold and Water Stains on the Ceiling

What in the world would rain gutters have to do with mold inside my home!  Mold needs water to grow. When the rain gutters and downspouts get blocked, the water can’t flow away from the roof line and your building. […]

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