• What Schools and Daycare Providers Need to Know About Lead

    Lead is dangerous to everyone, of course, but it is particularly hazardous for children. That’s why buildings such as schools and daycare centers need to take extra precautions to ensure that the children there are not exposed to lead. Bay Area buildings that were constructed prior to the 1980s may have lead-based paint , which […]

  • How We Ensure Your Safety During Asbestos Abatement

    If you’re having your Bay Area home professionally treated for asbestos, you may be wondering if you have any need to fear for your well-being during the process. At Environmental Remedies, Inc. , we take very thorough precautions to protect the health and safety of our customers and their families. First, we’ll identify the area […]

  • What Exactly Is Asbestos?

    Asbestos is something that almost everyone has heard of, but not everyone is clear on what it is. You may have heard that it is a dangerous substance that can often be found in older buildings, and you may know that it is resistant to fire. Asbestos is a mineral that humans have been mining […]

  • Get the Facts About Bird Breeder’s Lung

    Biological contaminants can be just as harmful to the health as asbestos or lead. If your Bay Area home’s indoor air has been contaminated by mold or other biological materials, it’s essential that you call a professional to have it contained and removed. Bird Breeder’s Lung is one of the most common health hazards that […]

  • Lead by the Numbers: Unacceptable Levels of Contamination

    Lead-based paint has been banned in the U.S. for decades, but some older homes and painted products can still contain it. As the paint deteriorates, the lead can contaminate dust and soil, which increases the risk of unsafe exposure to lead. If you’re concerned about unacceptable levels of lead in your older home, you should […]

  • After a Natural Disaster: Challenges and Solutions for Hospitals

    Often, getting through a natural disaster event is easier than dealing with the aftermath. This is especially true for healthcare centers, in which the biological contamination that can result from natural disasters will pose a health hazard to patients whose health is already compromised. In the Bay Area, mold remediation professionals recommend getting the process […]

  • Here’s What Happens When Your Lungs Encounter Asbestos

    Asbestos abatement professionals in the Bay Area are properly trained and equipped to handle asbestos safely. The average homeowner, on the other hand, can experience adverse health effects upon exposure to asbestos . You can find out how this happens when you watch this featured video. It’s an animation of how the needle-like asbestos fibers […]

  • Top Reasons to Schedule Lead Testing

    Lead-based paint is a major concern for homeowners, with good reason. Lead poisoning can cause children to develop a wide range of symptoms—from irritability to muscle weakness. This isn’t necessarily a reason to panic, however, since lead-based paint in homes in the Bay Area doesn’t cause problems as long as the paint isn’t deteriorating. It’s […]

  • 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. If your building might contain lead or asbestos in the Bay Area , then there are some things that you should know […]

  • 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, which can affect your health and that of your employees. If you believe that your workplace may need lead removal or asbestos abatement in the Bay Area […]