- Residential property managers
- Real Estate agents
We can provide you with the following services for your residential-related environmental testing needs:
- Asbestos in Your Home
- Chapter 88
- Chapter 110
- DNR Asbestos Home Page
- Iowa Division of Labor Asbestos Home Page
- OSHA Asbestos Home Page
- Demolition Practices under NESHAP
- NESHAP Adequately Wet Guidance
- EPA Asbestos Home Page
- Mold Resources
- NIOSH Asbestos Home Page
- Chapter 88B
- Chapter 155
- Asbestos Licensees & Permittees in Iowa
- Asbestos Inspection
- Asbestos Removal Specification
- Asbestos Air Monitoring
- Asbestos Removal Supervision
- On-Site Mold Inspection & Consultation
- Asbestos Testing Only
- Mold Sample Analysis
Asbestos in Your Home
- We provide full and partial asbestos inspections and can adjust testing and reporting to cater to your needs.
- Your home may have asbestos regardless of it's age. Products containing asbestos are still being sold at hardware stores today.
How do I know if I have asbestos in my home?
- Unless it is labeled, you can not tell if a material contains asbestos. You can simply treat the materials as if it contains asbestos or have it sampled and analyzed.
What If I Have Asbestos In My Home?
- If you think asbestos may be in your home, don't panic! Usually the best thing is to leave asbestos material alone if it is in good condition. If you don't disturb it then you won't release any fibers. Don't panic because the asbestos will only release fibers to the air when it is disturbed and touched. This release of fibers is commonly referred to as a fiber release.
- If you think you have asbestos in your home then leave it alone until you are going to do any sort of remodeling or altering to the home. When that time arrives we can provide:
- If you think you have disturbed asbestos containing material. Do not dust, sweep, or vacuum debris that may contain asbestos. These steps will disturb tiny asbestos fibers and may release them into the air.
Where Can Asbestos Be In my Home?
Below is a partial list of asbestos containing materials outlined by EPA and OSHA:
- Drywall Plaster Drywall Mud Drywall Tape
- Roof Tar Caulk Adhesives Wall/Ceiling Texture
- Floor Tile Felt Paper Window Glazing Insulation
- Shingles Linoleum Duct Paper Asbestos Cement
- Textured Paint Spackle Siding Stucco
- Mastics Ceiling Tile Wiring Mopboard
If you have disturbed or may disturb any of the above materials your options include:
- Send in a sample of the materials and we will provide you with our Asbestos Testing Only solution
- Have us provide you with an Asbestos Building Inspection
Are you worried about stachybotrys (black Mold) in your home?
- We can tell you with 100% accuracy whether you have stachybotrys (black Mold) or not.
- We can provide you with one of the following to address your mold issue:
You can remove asbestos on your own from your own home. If you use a contractor then the removal is then regulated.
Contact us for more information and a complimentary needs consultation.