Blog Posts in 2017

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How to Report Lead and Asbestos to Your Rental Property Tenants

Helping to provide a safe place for their tenants to live is one of the responsibilities of rental property owners, which includes warning tenants about aspects of the property that may cause injury. ...
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Planning Hazardous Materials Removal in Your Workplace

Vinyl sheet flooring, popcorn ceilings, and paint are found in many buildings and are seemingly harmless. Unfortunately, things like these sometimes contain dangerous materials like lead and asbestos, ...
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How Lead Affects the Brain

Lead-based paint is a significant source of lead exposure, and it can be found in many homes that were built before 1978. If you have discovered that your home has lead-based paint in the Bay Area, ...
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Controlling Moisture to Limit Mold in Your Home

Mold cleanup is a task that no homeowner wants to face. Luckily, you can help prevent the need for mold remediation in the Bay Area by keeping moisture under control. Keep reading to learn more. What ...
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Why Lead Paint Removal Isn't a DIY Job

Today, many homeowners are taking on do-it-yourself projects to help save on home maintenance costs. While this approach can be practical in some cases, it can be dangerous in others. If you need ...
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What to Do When You Notice Symptoms of Asbestos Exposure in Your Family

Asbestos is a mineral that has been used in a wide range of building materials. Exposure to asbestos fibers can lead to conditions like asbestosis, some symptoms of which include a cracking sound when ...
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Why Lead Paint Is Harmful Long After the Paint Dries

Lead is a naturally occurring element that can be toxic to people and pets. Lead is found in many parts of your everyday environment, and it has also been used in a wide range of household products ...
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How Do You Know When Lead Is Present?

If you’re wondering if your home may contain lead-based paint in the Bay Area, then you may be interested in discovering how you can tell if lead is present in a material. Watch this video to ...
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What Do Asbestos Floor Tiles Look Like?

In the past, asbestos was used in a wide range of applications, which means that it remains present in many American homes to this day. Asbestos was often used in floor tiles. If you’re ...
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Do All Popcorn Ceilings Contain Asbestos?

For years, most new American homes contained popcorn ceilings. Popcorn ceilings, also known as stucco ceilings, are stylishly textured ceilings that were especially common in bedrooms and hallways. ...
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Where Does Asbestos Come From?

You may already know that asbestos is a hazardous substance, but you may not know exactly what it is. Asbestos is a mineral that can be found in abundance almost anywhere on Earth. In fact, it may ...
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A Look Back at the History of Lead Paint

We’ve come to think of lead as a toxic substance to be avoided, but that wasn’t always the case. In the past, lead was widely used in numerous applications, from plumbing pipes to face ...
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What ERI's Diamond Certification Means to You

Environmental Remedies, Inc. (ERI) is a family-owned and operated environmental remediation contractor that offers commercial and residential mold clean up, lead-based paint removal, and asbestos ...
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Tips for Discussing Asbestos with Your Employees

Promoting communication and providing information are both important for ensuring a safe and efficient workplace. If you have learned that your building was constructed with asbestos-containing ...
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Recognizing the Dangers of Lead Exposure for Babies

Recognizing the Dangers of Lead Exposure for Babies Poisoning caused by lead-based paint is a hidden danger that many parents aren’t aware of. If you suspect that your home may contain ...
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Get the Facts About Biological Contaminants

When there is mold on walls in their home, some individuals see this only as an annoyance that needs to be scrubbed away. However, because this biological contaminant can affect your health and damage ...
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A Look at Our Post-Abatement Safety Procedures

Environmental Remedies Inc. specializes in lead, mold, and asbestos abatement in the Bay Area. Our firm is fully licensed and certified for the removal of these materials, and our team has helped ...
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See Some Strategies for Testing for Lead-Based Paint

Did you know that lead can be a serious health hazard for you and your family ? For this reason, if there is any chance that your home may contain lead-based paint in the Bay Area, then it’s ...
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Inside California's Lead Use Laws

Lead is still present in many homes, and this metal can be hazardous under some circumstances. If you’re interested in lead-based paint removal near the Bay Area, then keep reading to lean about ...
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3 Ways Asbestos Can Compromise Your Health

Many people have heard of asbestos and realize that it can be dangerous, but fewer understand how it can affect their health. Asbestos is a mineral that was used extensively in construction and ...
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What to Expect During the Asbestos Removal Process

Asbestos exposure poses a huge health and safety threat to yourself and your family. When asbestos testing reveals that there are asbestos-containing materials on your property, you should immediately ...
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How We Can Assist with Your Insurance Claims

When you are facing a major asbestos removal procedure, you may want to go through your insurance plan to help pay for the costs. At Environmental Remedies, Inc. , we are pleased to provide insurance ...
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What Exactly Is Asbestos?

While you may be familiar with the dangers of asbestos exposure, you may have questions about why this fiber is so deadly. In this video, you will learn all about the dangers of asbestos exposure. ...
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Answering Homeowners' Questions About Biological Contaminant Remediation

Whether you have recently experienced household flooding or a major pest infestation, there is a chance that your home could contain biological contaminants. Biological contaminants are defined as any ...
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Managing Your Risk of Asbestos Exposure

It typically takes a significant amount of asbestos exposure in the Bay Area to develop symptoms, but you don’t want to take any chances when it comes to asbestos. Certain people are at greater ...
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