Assessing the extent of water damage in Newcastle

Assessing the extend of water damage in Newcastle

Dental practice suffering from water damage Newcastle was home to our next project, a dental practice which was suffering from water damage and damp. We were called in to assess the extent of the water damage, identify the root cause of the damp and recommend suitable remediation measures.  The dental practice we were assessing, was [...]

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Mould investigation in Newark

mould investigation in Newark

History of long term mould  An owner of a respectable dental firm contacted us and requested us to carry out a mould investigation at their Newark branch. The building has a long term mould problem in the attic, our client tasked us with evaluating the extent of the mould contamination and using the results to [...]

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Indoor Air Quality Assessment in Hemel Hempstead

Indoor air quality assessment in Hemel Hempstead

Reports of respiratory irritation If the indoor air in a building is contaminated with mould spores, it is likely to effect your health and could cause respiratory infections, allergies and asthma. This is because mould produces an allergen which could cause an allergic reaction such as sneezing, skin rash and a runny nose however if [...]

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Investigating reoccurring mould contamination

Investigating reoccurring mould contamination

Reports of reoccurring mould contamination Next, we travelled to Oxford where we were asked to carry out an indoor air quality assessment in relation to selected contaminants. The occupants of the property had reported reoccurring mould contamination in several rooms in the property. There were also reports of asthma symptoms worsening but were these a [...]

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Air quality assessment in a domestic property

Air quality assessment in a domestic property

Is poor indoor air quality to blame for respiratory difficulties? We were invited to a two storey detached property, situated in Derbyshire, with brick external walls and a pitched tiled roof. The building dates back to the 1890’s and has been refurbished and extended in the recent years.  At the time of our assessment the [...]

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Carrying out a Damp and Mould Survey

carrying out a Damp and mould survey

History of water damage inside the property Today we travelled to Leamington Spa as we were contacted by a client who had concerns in regards to water damage, damp and mould. Our main objectives of this assessment were to evaluate the extent of the water damage within the property, identify the root cause of the [...]

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Is poor indoor air quality to blame for respiratory irritation?

is poor indoor air quality to blame for respiratory irritation?

Is poor air quality at fault for respiratory difficulties? Occupants of a residential property based in St Albans had observed that the symptoms of their asthma had increasingly worsened since they moved into the property 12 months ago. They asked us to conduct an assessment of the indoor air quality to see if this was [...]

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Indoor Air Quality assessment in Bedford

Indoor air quality assessment in bedford

Why is good indoor air quality important? Good indoor air quality is important, mainly for our health. Most of us spend a significant amount of our time indoors whether it be at home, in an office or other workplaces. Poor indoor air quality can cause a number of symptoms such as; headaches, allergies, fatigue, eye [...]

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Mould investigation at a development site

Mould investigation at development site

Evidence of mould contamination  A large developer contacted us and requested us to evaluate an occurrence of mould contamination on a new development site. The development is a former large factory which is being refurbished into a combination of retirement residential apartments, care units and a range of welfare facilities for the elderly. Due to [...]

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Mould investigation in a period building

Mould investigation in a period building

Are period buildings prone to mould? Old, dusty and damp period buildings provide perfect conditions for mould growth. In such buildings mould can be found growing on wall surfaces, the ceiling and on interior decorations. The main reason for this is usually the deterioration of building materials used in the construction all those years ago. [...]

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