Asbestos Management Plan 101 for School Buildings [A Guide]

Asbestos Management Plan 101 for School Buildings [A Guide]

Asbestos is a naturally occurring, hazardous mineral that has historically been used in construction materials such as floor tiles and drywall because of its effective insulation properties. However, asbestos has been found to be hazardous to human health. Asbestos...
Why Asbestos Air Testing is More Important Than You Think

Why Asbestos Air Testing is More Important Than You Think

Asbestos is often used as a buzzword to reference dangerous materials that can be found in your home. But how many people actually know what asbestos is and what exposure can do to the health and safety of you and your loved ones? The effects of asbestos exposure are...
10 Things to Know About Asbestos in Drywall

10 Things to Know About Asbestos in Drywall

Drywall (also known as “wallboard” or “gypsum board”) can be found in just about every building constructed after the 1930s. It emerged as a popular alternative to traditional lath and plaster construction during World War II and the “building boom” that followed....
Everything You Need to Know About Asbestos in Flooring

Everything You Need to Know About Asbestos in Flooring

Asbestos was a major component in many construction materials up until the 1980s because of its durability and heat-resistant properties. Today, materials with high asbestos content are banned in the U.S. due to the very serious associated health risks. However, many...