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Asbestos : 10 Facts We Bet You Didn’t Know

Posted: Wednesday September 30th, 2015 by Cecily Van Horn

It is a natural mineral that has been used for many different purposes over the years. It was however definitely at the height of it’s popularity during the Industrial Age when it was pretty much found in everything and it was everywhere. Here are 10 interesting facts that might just surprise you and that you’ll want […]

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The Truth Behind King Tut’s Curse (Psst…It’s Mold)

Posted: Tuesday September 22nd, 2015 by Cecily Van Horn

“Death Shall Come On Swift Wings To Him Who Disturbs The King.” This is the so-called curse written in hieroglyphics on the entrance to his tomb discovered by Howard Carter and his team of archaeologists. Many on Carter’s team believed the curse to be real after many suffered illnesses and even death. However, modern day scientists […]

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Mold: How To Protect Your Home

Posted: Wednesday September 16th, 2015 by Cecily Van Horn

Did you know there is over 100,000 species of mold worldwide? Impressive right…unless you find it in your home (well that’s aside from penicillin and some good old Roquefort cheese). Mold is virtually everywhere (yes even in Antarctica!…Don’t believe me? Google it.) so it is impossible to avoid running into it, however with these 5 tips […]

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Asbestos Could Be Lurking In Your Home : Do You Know Where To Look?

Posted: Tuesday September 8th, 2015 by Cecily Van Horn

Asbestos occurs naturally in mineral form and is a strong, heat-resistant fibre, however, it is also a tiny and potentially deadly component used to strengthen man-made materials. Materials containing asbestos are called ACMs. The fibres are “700 times smaller than human hair,” and when broken up an ACM will release the toxic particles into the […]

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