Category: Indoor air testing

Radon Testing

Radon Testing & Requirements in Florida

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Radon is a colorless, odorless gas that emanates from the ground. Elevated levels of radon gas are known to be harmful and is a leading cause of lung cancer in the USA.

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Mold Testing

3 Sampling Methods for Mold Assessment

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Sampling Methods There are three primary sampling methods used in mold assessment. Reference Method. This is a simple comparison between indoor and outdoor air concentrations. This constitutes a low level, grab sample. This method is intended to be used on large buildings where multiple samples are needed to help isolate concentrations in order to save […]

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Building Inspection Jacksonville

Florida Crawlspace Homes

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Few of our Florida homes have basements but a great many have elevated finish floors over what is commonly termed a “crawlspace.” A crawlspace is the open area/gap between the finished floor and the ground. They vary in height and accessibility. Some have as little as a few inches between the floor joists and ground […]

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Indoor air testing

What is Laminate Flooring and How is it Made?

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Laminate Flooring It’s an amazing manufacturing process by which four layers are fused together in a single press operation at high heat at over 300˚F using direct-pressure laminate (DPL) construction. DPL is the most typical fusing method used to manufacture residential laminate flooring. Let’s review each of the four layers starting with the bottom layer […]

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Indoor air testing

Laminate Flooring Hype

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Are your laminate floors a threat to your health?  The 60 Minutes episode on March 1, 2015, has our phones ringing off the hook.  Homeowners, home buyers, and realtors are suddenly concerned with laminate flooring.  Home sellers are wishing they had installed tile.  Folks, we have a new public concern which is an old concern […]

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