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Many people are unaware of the impact their home may be having on their health. If your home has hidden water damage or any issues with humidity or moisture, there is a good chance mold is also present in your environment. Exposure to mold…
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Recently, I was called to a home in Athens, GA to perform a mold inspection. The owner had been experiencing headaches and had determined that they were associated with something inside the home. In this case, the assumed cause was mold...
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If you are a contractor working in the state of Georgia, it is important to understand the laws and regulations surrounding asbestos. Most contractors learn the hard way when they are hit with stiff fines for non-compliance. A little education…
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You have probably seen the class-action commercials on TV, but how much do you really know about asbestos? Your great-granddad may have been exposed to it on a Navy ship in World War II, or maybe you know someone suffering the effects of exposure…
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Mold exposure and mold poisoning can cause many different health issues, and it impacts everyone differently. Some symptoms of mold exposure may be simply a nuisance, and others may be more serious. If you have black mold in the shower, mold…
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It may be slow coming to us the year, but freezing temprature is around the corner and now is the time to get ready. Georgia's mild winters often keep us from preparing our homes as we should. Cold tempratures can wreck havoc on plumbing, and…
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A water leak in your home can quickly go from an annoyance to an all-out catastrophe. As a broken toilet or dishwasher supply line spews water, the gallons quickly add up and damage to your home mounts. You may not be a plumber or even a…
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Great Question! I am glad you asked. Maybe you are interested in the health of your family and the people that will be working in your home. Maybe you are just trying to do the job right and comply with local regulations. Maybe someone has…
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Do you think you may have mold in your home but don't really know where to look. Is your family feeling sick? Are you experiencing headaches or allergy like symptoms? These are all mold symptoms and you have reason to be concerned. This is…
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If you live in a house with a crawl space, there is a good chance the floor vents are not sealed. This is one of those things that can go unnoticed but have a big impact on your indoor environment over time. The good news is that we have…
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Prevention is Key to Indoor Mold Issues Because mold needs a source of water to sustain growth, preventing water is key in the fight against potential indoor mold issues. Your Home’s Bathroom Fans are there for a reason Naturally,…
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What Is Mold Molds are microscopic fungi that are found all around us. The fungi reproduce by releasing spores into the air. Mold is naturally occurring and usually is found in large quantities. Airborne spores look for a place to settle and…
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This past week we received a phone call from a client needing a mold inspection. She was preparing to put her house on the market in Athens and was concerned there was mold growing on her basement walls. After asking the right questions and…
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If you’re reacting to a problem because somebody is sick, you’ve waited too long to address indoor air quality. Because mold needs a source of water to sustain growth, preventing water is key. Your Home’s Bathroom Fans Are…
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In this blog, we're being specific about the energy benefits of cleaning ducts. There are plenty of claims out there from air duct cleaning companies, and here at Branch, we wanted to dig a little deeper and find some published data backing…
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Having mold in your HVAC system is more common than you think! Find out how to help prevent mold from growing, and what to do if you find mold in your HVAC.
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As people spend more and more time indoors, we're finding that our homes are more polluted than the air outside. Learn how to reduce indoor air pollution!
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Most of us know that poor indoor air quality is cause for concern, but it helps to know why! Here are 3 reasons to get an indoor air quality inspection.
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You know that asbestos is bad for your lungs, but why? When should you get an asbestos inspection? Here are our top 5 reasons to hire an asbestos inspector.
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Why is mold a consideration when putting wallpaper in your home? Wallpaper can trap moisture and lead to mold. Find out whether you need a mold inspection!
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Wonder if there may be mold growing in your home? If you've found yourself in any of these situations, a mold inspection could save you a lot of headaches.
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency provides a free interactive tool to illustrate how to protect your indoor air quality during home remodeling projects.
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Indoor air quality is corrupted by more than what you can easily see. Learn how your crawl space and the placement of your HVAC affects the air you breathe.
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Asbestos exposure can lead to asbestosis, lung disorders, and cancer. When remodeling, protecting against asbestos exposure is crucial. Find out how.
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Sometimes an indoor air quality problem doesn't come from inside the home. Branch Environmental identifies the real source of the symptom for your peace of mind.
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Need to renovate for improved energy efficiency? The EPA breaks down how to upgrade for energy savings while maintaining healthy indoor air quality (IAQ).
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We all know about spring cleaning, but for indoor air quality, winter house cleaning may be even more important for your family's health. We explain why!
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Asbestos isn't a thing of the past—many materials still contain asbestos! We identify asbestos containing materials so you can limit your asbestos exposure.
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Homeowners in Winterville learned that their leaky roof caused a mold problem, and called our team. Find out how we safely performed this mold remediation!
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We talk a lot about the value of a professional mold remediation, but what does "mold remediation" really mean? We break it down so you know what to expect.
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Indoor mold problems are not limited to the winter months, nor any single season. Find out why to watch for mold in the fall, & how to prevent mold growth.
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We often talk about asbestos abatement, but we want to explain what an asbestos abatement really is, and what it should look like. We're here to help!
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Find out how to effectively clean mold, and why this mold cleaning method works. We'll also give you a common misstep to avoid when attempting mold removal!
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Have a mold problem, and ready to get rid of it? Find out why cleaning mold, not killing mold, is the best next step for the health of your home.
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We recently completed a full mold remediation in Winterville, GA, using only non-toxic and low or no odor products. Find out how we can meet your needs!
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It's important to know that asbestos exposure can cause serious health conditions over time. Here's a rundown of the health effects and useful resources.
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It's important to know if you have asbestos-containing materials in your home, and how to proceed. Here are the FAQs you'll want to know the answers to.
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Find out about best practices for choosing an environmental contractor for mold, lead, and asbestos removal. Call Branch at (706) 310-0097 to learn more!
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Feeling lousy and worried about your indoor air quality? Housing the HVAC system in your crawl space may be polluting the air in your home, but we can help!
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Are you having trouble keeping water out of your crawl space? A wet crawl space can lead to mold and other air quality issues. Learn how to keep water out.
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Wondering about the white, powdery substance on your home's foundation? We explain the facts and causes of efflorescence, and what you should do about it.
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Need to rid your house of bats and harmful bat guano? Hear from a bat removal specialist on why to call a certified professional, and learn how we can help.
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You've decided to buy a freestanding dehumidifier to control the moisture in your basement. But which freestanding dehumidifier is best for your space?
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Installing a basement dehumidifier can prevent mold & improve your home's air quality. Learn how to choose the best type of dehumidifier for your basement!
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Worried about mold in your basement? Learn to prevent basement mold with proper ventilation and air conditioning. Call (706) 310-0097 for help!
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For those of us with basements, mold is an imminent threat to our homes. Find out where mold comes from, how to prevent it, and how we can help!
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Bats are excellent for the ecosystem, but not for your home. If you have bats, call a wildlife removal company, and then call Branch for a bat remediation!
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May is Asthma Awareness Month, so we're sharing info on the prevalence of asthma and methods to alleviate symptoms. An environmental assessment is step 1!
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Attics are a breeding ground for mold and animals. Is your attic properly ventilated? Learn how to prevent attic mold that pollutes your indoor air quality.
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Indoor air is at least 90% of the air we breathe. Don't risk your health! We lay out the steps for improving indoor air quality to keep your family healthy.
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When buying a house, an environmental inspection can find problems that the home inspector overlooks, problems that can cause health issues for your family.
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Are you concerned about the air quality in your place? Learn why air sampling is often flawed, and how we can help determine the root cause of a problem.
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We attended this year’s IAQA Indoor Environment & Energy Expo in Nashville! Find out what we learned about how to improve air quality and better serve you.
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If you've had a fire in your home, you know how difficult it is to eliminate the smoky smell. Soda blasting gets rid of soot particles and absorbs odor.
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Many folks immediately think "mold" when they suspect contaminated air quality. Find out why mold is not the only culprit, and how we root out the problem.
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At Branch Environmental, it is our mission to continuously learn about issues that can affect you and your family, and keep you informed of the risks and what to do about them. Sharing this video about the hidden dangers of mold exposure is our latest attempt to live up to our responsibility to you.
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Ready to buy a new home? Make sure you supplement your home inspection with a thorough home environmental assessment! We find the big issues that the inspector misses.
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Do you think you may have harmful mold in your home or business? Find out how to make the right choice between a paid or free mold inspection.
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More freezing weather is expected this season. Check out our 6 tips to prevent frozen pipes from bursting in your home.
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When water starts flowing, don't panic. Here are our tips on what to do when you have burst pipes or other unexpected flooding in your home.
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You've discovered a mold problem, and you've learned a bit about cleaning mold. Should you tackle a mold remediation, or is it time to call a professional?
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We've talked a lot about how pollutants in the air can make you sick. But we can fight it! Check out the EPA's 3 steps to improve indoor air quality.
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You ask, and we answer! We came up with our most frequently asked questions about mold problems and mold removal, so you know just what you're dealing with. From information about what mold is, how you prevent it, how to get rid of it, and what cleaning supplies to use, we've got you covered in this handy FAQ resource. Be sure to bookmark it so you can find it in a pinch!
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Learn more about the symptoms of poor air quality, who's at risk, and where to find trusted information about this serious issue.
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Ever cleaned the ductwork in your home? You may be breathing in accumulated contaminants. Learn how ductwork cleaning improves your family’s health.
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A mold inspection should involve a lot more than a testimony that you have mold in your home. We dig down deep to find the root of the problem, and its fix.
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I am often called to test or evaluate a customer’s “air quality.” This is a very broad request considering the vast number of potential contaminants and pollutants. The vast number of potential culprits, paired with the limitation that there is no “magic” test that can identify every single contaminant in the air, leads to a very broad scope of work...
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We all have enough on our plates already without adding asbestos exposure to the mix, so we wanted to share some information about the topic. Prior to the intentional disturbance of any building product that has ever been known to contain asbestos, the federal EPA requires that all structures must undergo an asbestos survey to identify any asbestos-containing materials. This is important to know...