Blog Posts in 2017

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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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A Surprising Look at Lead Poisoning in Oakland

When you think of Flint, Michigan, you might be reminded of the problems the area has been having with water quality. Thanks to lead based paint in the Bay Area, a certain area of Oakland is actually ...
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The Homeowner's Guide to Mold Remediation

If you’ve never dealt with a mold problem before, you might have no idea how to go about mold remediation in the Bay Area. It’s helpful to understand how, why, and where mold grows, as ...
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Breaking Down Myths About Lead Exposure

Lead exposure is a real threat that can have devastating effects on your health. Unfortunately, there is a great deal of confusion surrounding lead based paint and lead poisoning symptoms in the Bay ...
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Could Your Home be Housing Asbestos?

In the grand scheme of things, it wasn’t all that long ago that people used asbestos in the Bay Area for all kinds of projects. Since asbestos was frequently used in residential homes and homes ...
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The Health Risks of Asbestos Exposure [Infographic]

Are you preparing to begin a remodeling, construction, or demolition project? If you believe that your home may contain asbestos, then it’s important for the health of your family and anyone ...
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Mesothelioma and Asbestos: Get the Facts

As people have come to realize in today’s day and age, asbestos exposure in the Bay Area can come with a wide range of health problems. Exposure to asbestos materials has been known to cause ...
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Lead Poisoning in the News: A Look at Recent Cases

You may think that because you’ve sought lead based paint removal in the Bay Area, you and your family are safe from lead poisoning. This is not necessarily the case, however, as there are other ...
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Answers to Your Questions About Biological Contaminants

If you’ve ever looked into mold remediation in the Bay Area, you have dealt with a biological contaminant. However, even those who have dealt with biological contaminants before may still have ...
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Reasons You Can't Risk Asbestos Exposure

Asbestos exposure is a serious risk for any member of your household. If you live in an older home, there is a good chance that your property was built with materials that contain asbestos. If these ...
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