At Branch Environmental, we love helping our customers solve problems. Many times our customers come to us because of already existing health problems. Mold can make you very sick, but most people don’t realize how insidious it can be. Mold can cause health problems ranging from severe allergic reactions to mental health problems. Come learn more about how mold can affect your health, and how to improve your health through mold remediation.
Asbestos is present in many building materials both for older buildings and newer buildings. If you are DIYing a project in your home, do you need to be concerned about asbestos? What could happen? Could you and your family get sick? Come learn more about when you need an asbestos inspection for DIY projects.
Fall is on it’s way! Cooler weather, beautiful leaves, pumpkins, apples, and fall allergy and asthma flare ups are on their way. Wait… Asthma and allergy problems? Yes, fall is one of the worst times of the year for asthma attacks and allergy symptoms. Is there anything you can do to prevent or avoid fall allergy and asthma problems? Yes, there is! Come read and learn how to prevent problems during the worst week of the year for allergy and asthma sufferers!
Clean air to breathe is always important. But did you know that the air inside your home or office can be more polluted than the air outside? Even if you live in a big city with documented pollution problems?! Come learn the top 8 reasons why clean air is so important right now, and how you can keep the air you breathe cleaner for yourself, your family, and your coworkers.
Mold air sampling is NOT the best way to tell if you have mold. Come learn more about why mold air sampling cannot tell the complete story about mold!
Mold can cause allergic reactions, but mold is much more menacing than people know. Come learn about mycotoxins, and how they can affect your health!
Mold is often an afterthought to homeowners. Most homeowners think mold is ‘no big deal,’ or that insurance will pay for it. This is often NOT the case. Come learn the differences in homeowners expectations about mold and the realities about mold.
Did you know that there is something sinister lurking in your home and in our schools? It’s on the floor of almost every room, and it can cause chaos for your health! What could it be????!! Carpet. Wait, carpet??? Yes! Carpets hide amazing amounts of dust, dirt, dust mites, mold, mildew, and other allergens and toxins. Can you keep your home truly clean if you have carpet? Is vacuuming enough? What about steam or carpet cleaning? Doesn’t carpet cleaning remove all those things? Read on to find out what’s really hiding in those carpets!
Here at Branch Environmental your health, safety, and well-being are our top priorities. We are experts in environmental safety and air quality, and we treat your home or business like our own. We want to reassure you that you and your family are safe when we come to inspect or to work on site. For this post, we will talk about the details of our inspection process and how we do the work we do.
Face masks have become a hot item lately. Healthcare workers have been unable to obtain the PPE (personal protective equipment) they need. People with allergies who need dust masks can’t find them. Now, the CDC is encouraging everyone to wear masks. What can you do? How can we solve this problem? In this article, we show you the reasons for wearing masks for allergies and COVID-19, give you an update on why masks are scarce, and show you how you can make your own mask with the best materials backed by science!