Water emergencies are serious and require timely action. Beyond the initial water damage, mold, mildew and bacteria grow quickly in moist environments and can pose serious health problems. While it may be tempting to have in-house janitorial dry saturated carpets or other leaks, without proper training and certifications moisture can be trapped in areas that can’t be seen or felt. A professional … [Read more...]
Prevent a Water Emergency Before it Happens
A little precautionary maintenance can go a long way to preventing serious – and costly – water emergencies. Plumbing maintenance is an integral part of building and property longevity. Ensuring your plumbing system is operating at peak performance not only prevents leaks and possible damage, but can extend the life of your system, appliances, fixtures, and everything else that uses water within … [Read more...]
Asbestos – It’s Not a Problem of the Past!
Think asbestos problems are a thing of the past? Think again! Asbestos is still very much an active building material used in the United States. It might even be present in your building. Wait, isn’t asbestos banned in the United States? Surprisingly, no! While the EPA originally banned asbestos in 1989, the ban was overturned in 1991. Some paper products and flooring felt, as well as any new … [Read more...]