Posts by Joshua Berg

Air Sampling for Mold Inspections

Taking air samples during a mold inspection is important for several reasons.  Mold spores are not visible to the naked eye, and the types of mold present can often be determined through laboratory analysis of the air samples.  Having samples analyzed can also help provide evidence of the scope and severity of a mold problem,…

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Air Quality in the Home

Indoor air quality can be worse than most people believe, but there are things you can do about it. Indoor air quality is generally worse than most people believe, but there are things you can do about it.    Some Quick Facts: Indoor air quality can be worse than that of outdoor air. Problems can arise…

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Radon, what you should know.

EPA Recommendations The EPA recommends: If you are buying a home or selling your home, have it tested for radon. For a new home, ask if radon-resistant construction features were used and if the home has been tested. Fix the home if the radon level is 4 picoCuries per liter (pCi/L) or higher. Radon levels less…

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Clearing the air from the impacts of radon in Garfield County

Radon Action

Garfield County offers free test kits and workshops to residents; Homes with results above the “action limit” should consider mitigation Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S. after smoking, and the radioactive gas could be present in local homes and buildings at alarming levels. According to the Garfield County Environmental…

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