In today’s world, most people don’t have the time to take proper care of their health and well-being, much of which is dependent on the health of our indoor environment.
By checking for pollutants in our homes, schools and workplaces, we can greatly minimize the harmful effects of poor indoor air quality, thereby improving our overall quality of life.
Get your home tested
So what are the most common ways to identify indoor air pollutants?
Well, because of the sheer number of possible indoor air contaminants today, the best way to identify threats is to test for the most common ones.
Asbestos was a popular material used in building and construction several decades ago due to its durability and fire-resistant properties. At that time, no one knew about its deadly effects on human health.
Unfortunately, this means that many residential and commercial properties built before the 1980s contain asbestos. If you are living in an old house or working in an old office building, it is highly recommended that you check for asbestos with a professional asbestos test.
Similarly, mold problems should be diagnosed as soon as possible with a professional mold test in order to avoid serious health problems and severe structural damage to a property.
Mold testing can let you know if you’re dealing with black mold and how serious the contamination is. Sometimes, it may even be necessary to hire a professional mold removal company to clean the mold effectively.
Hire a professional for your testing and removal needs
If you need to remove mold or asbestos, don’t try to save money by doing it yourself. You’d be putting your own health and safety at risk.
The chances of removing mold or asbestos effectively without contaminating the surrounding environment is minimal if you don’t have the right knowledge, equipment and experience in professional remediation.
Luckily, Mold Busters is one of the oldest remediation companies in the Ottawa area. Our experts are certified, thorough and have nearly 10 years in the industry. We offer complete mold and asbestos removal for your home or office, not to mention the most affordable air quality testing services in Ottawa.
If you’re worried about pollutants contaminating your indoor air, we’d love to offer a helping hand. Just visit our website to speak with a certified expert.