A sewage backflow into a home is a serious problem. Depending on volume and other factors, it may create severe sewage contamination in the indoor environment with potentially extreme health risks. Sewage contamination has the potential to be much more unsafe than even the most severely mold contaminated environment. Yet many homeowners and property managers are not aware of these facts and often underestimate the potential health and safety risks. This brief article on sewage contamination is intended to help address this disparity between perception and reality.
Archive for May 2015
When excessive formaldehyde is found in your home’s air, particularly from laminate flooring, what should you do?
When formaldehyde screening and testing is performed, it is very critical that a qualified indoor air quality expert handle the procedure.
When it comes to formaldehyde exposure in your home, there are two very important points to remember:
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) to date has, we believe, the only applicable regulation for formaldehyde emissions in the country, but is legally applicable only to products sold in California.
Lumber Liquidators, a nationwide company, has had numerous complaints from homeowners regarding the Chinese-made laminate flooring. However, the concern has also been noticed in the Tampa Bay area in Florida. Lumber Liquidators, in response, began providing free air test kits to their customers using a local lab in the Tampa area.