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Asbestos Exposure Linked to Cancer

Posted in Asbestos Testing | Blog | News on January 12th, 2018 by Hunter Adams

For centuries, builders and manufacturers have used asbestos in buildings, vehicles, and even textiles, as this material has natural insulation properties. Since the late 20th century, however, asbestos has fallen out of favor because researchers have drawn connections between this material and cancer. Find out more about how asbestos exposure is linked to cancer and Read More »

How to Deal With Asbestos in Your Home

Posted in Asbestos Testing | Blog on April 18th, 2017 by Hunter Adams

Asbestos was once a popular building material for its fireproof and insulating properties. However, when officials learned of health concerns associated with the product, its usage was phased out. Still, most homes built in the United States before 1978 contain asbestos. So what should you do if you find it in your home? Don’t Touch It Read More »

Asbestos is Still Present in a Large Number of Buildings

Posted in Asbestos Testing | Blog on November 28th, 2016 by Hunter Adams

It is no secret that asbestos has a negative effect on health – this was found to be true many years ago. However, there is still a relatively large number of asbestos containing buildings, which includes many public schools. Asbestos is not actually illegal because it is safe as long as the asbestos is securely contained within Read More »

How to Sell a Home With Asbestos

Posted in 203K Consulting | Asbestos Testing | Blog | Tips on October 27th, 2016 by Hunter Adams

Mentioning to a potential buyer that there is asbestos in the house isn’t going to make the sale any easier. Asbestos used to be viewed as a wonder material with plenty of advantages, but now it has become a hazardous material that’s being phased out of all building materials. The seller’s property disclosure report is Read More »

Top Things To Budget For When Buying A Home

Posted in Asbestos Testing | Blog | Mold Inspection on May 24th, 2016 by Ian Stevens

When setting a budget to buy a home you should consider other items in addition to the asking price of the real estate itself. Unforeseen payments can leave you stressed out, which is the last thing you want when moving into a new home. Here are some of the top expenditures that you should plan Read More »

Court Rules In Favor Of Company In Case Involving Parts Containing Asbestos

Posted in Asbestos Testing | Blog | News on October 27th, 2014 by Ian Stevens

Asbestos was commonly used in building materials during the 20th century but has since been cut out due to potential health issues that may arise from exposure. Prolonged exposure to asbestos can lead to the development of mesothelioma. asbestos, and even lung cancer. Complications take awhile to manifest and there are people who are diagnosed Read More »

The Importance Of A Home Asbestos Inspection In Maryland To Protect Homeowners From Health Risks

Posted in Asbestos Testing | Blog on February 3rd, 2014 by Hunter Adams

Asbestos is actually a type of material that comprises millions of very small fibers. These fibers are heat-resistant and won’t conduct electricity, which makes them very useful for a variety of industrial purposes. At one time, asbestos was very common as an insulating material inside homes. Unfortunately, when something disturbs asbestos, the fibers can break Read More »

The Dangers Of Asbestos In Your Home

Posted in Asbestos Testing | Blog on January 2nd, 2014 by Hunter Adams

According to Cancer.gov, asbestos is a naturally occurring substance that is heat and fire resistant once the fibers are separated into thin threads. Because of the durability of these fibers, they were widely used as insulation a few decades ago. Today, though, home developers no longer use asbestos due to health concerns. Once the fibers Read More »

Asbestos Testing Services Can Locate And Identify This Common Health Hazard

Posted in Asbestos Testing | Blog on November 14th, 2013 by Hunter Adams

For many decades, asbestos was commonly used as building insulation and in numerous products. From brake pads to building materials, ceiling tiles to crayons, it was everywhere. Unfortunately, the health hazards it posed were little understood until it was too late, and many people had already been negatively impacted. MD Mold Testing can provide EPA-certified Read More »

Asbestos Testing Services Can Locate And Identify This Common Health Hazard

Posted in Asbestos Testing | Blog on October 28th, 2013 by Hunter Adams

For many decades, asbestos was commonly used as building insulation and in numerous products. From brake pads to building materials, ceiling tiles to crayons, it was everywhere. Unfortunately, the health hazards it posed were little understood until it was too late, and many people had already been negatively impacted. MD Mold Testing can provide EPA-certified Read More »