Asbestos Removal and Asbestos Abatement FAQs

What exactly is Asbestos and why is it in my home or business?

Asbestos Removal in the St Louis AreaAsbestos is a manufactured material designed for its flame-retardant and insulating properties made and used from the 1940s to the 1970s. Because of its usefulness as an insulator in daily life, it was heavily utilized in buildings and home during the period when it was popular. In fact, most structures built or lived or worked in during this time probably contained components containing asbestos. In short, it’s frequently found in the places where we live and work.

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Mold Removal and Mold Remediation FAQs

Is mold exposure dangerous?

Mold Removal in the St Louis Area

According to the Centers for Disease Control, the dangers of mold exposure are dependent on the individual. Some people are more sensitive to mold. Symptoms can range from none at all to extreme reactions and even mortality. Recent studies have found evidence that couple exposure to mold to asthma and other respiratory symptoms. In the worst situations, ones involving infants, elderly and those particularly susceptible to respiratory ailments, symptoms can be debilitating and even life-threatening. But, why risk it? Mold remediation is achievable and, considering the possibly severe outcomes of mold exposure, much better than dealing with the negative effects. Continue reading