Cold Climate Mold Growth In Colorado: What You Need To Know

Posted by on Jul 29, 2016

We hear it often: “It is so dry here, why do we have so many mold problems?”  This article will explain to you in detail all of the typical places and causes of fungal colonization in buildings. The following information is applicable to cold climates so let’s begin with some general knowledge of how moisture […]

Lead Hazards, a Primer for Colorado Home Owners

Posted by on Jan 8, 2016

The purpose of this article is to give homeowners sound and usable information regarding the realistic hazards of lead and lead paint exposure. Lead paint is defined as any surface coating that contains lead in amounts equal to or greater than 1.0 milligrams per square centimeter or 0.5% by weight (which is the same as […]

Plateau Recommends Terminating Occupancy Due to Mold Violations: In The News

Posted by on Dec 14, 2014

the WATCH After Multiple Warnings Mountain Village Closes Telluride Apartments 06/10/10 | By bluetent | Mold and Other Violations Remained Unfixed MOUNTAIN VILLAGE – Most of the families living in the privately owned Telluride Apartments in Mountain Village have vacated the complex after an industrial hygienist recently determined that living conditions there were unsafe. “These […]

Buying a Home: What You Need to Know

Posted by on Dec 13, 2014

Buying a home in Colorado? What you need to know regarding the asbestos regulations in Colorado.  Before you renovate or demolish a home in Colorado it must be inspected by a State Certified inspector for asbestos according to Colorado Reg.8, Part B. This applies to every home, building, shed or other structure, no matter what […]

Asbestos Inspection: What You Need to Know

Posted by on Dec 13, 2014

So you need an asbestos inspection? It probably came as a surprise to you when you visited the local building department or maybe you heard through the grapevine of contractors. After reading this article you will hopefully understand why you need an asbestos inspection and how to get an inspection done properly. The process by […]

Mold Remediation Techniques: What You Need to Know

Posted by on Dec 11, 2014

To understand the techniques or even the reasons for remediation of fungal contamination in buildings, we need to answer the question; Why? By now many of us know the answer. Health science has shown a link between exposure to fungal propagules and illness. The linkage goes back hundreds of years but it has not been […]

Crawlspaces: What You Need to Know

Posted by on Feb 28, 2013

In vast areas of the country, crawlspaces have become the foundation of choice and anyone that has a crawlspace knows what a problem they can be. In this article we are going to look at proper crawlspace design; what goes wrong, and what makes them right. First and foremost, a crawlspace is formed from the […]

Mesothelioma & Asbestos News

Posted by on Sep 6, 2012

The latest news on the asbestos controversy. The word is getting out. Asbestos is common in older buildings. Know what you have before you renovate or purchase. Follow this link to the Asbestos.com. website.  http://www.asbestos.com/news