Deep clean of soft furnishing – Clean verification

Evaluate cleanliness of a particular area or an item can be sometimes very difficult and daunting task. More so, if the items to be evaluated are complex and constructed from porous materials. There are virtually no guidelines on what is considered to be clean and what not, with the rare exception of industrial clean rooms, [...]

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Mould clean verification after service leak

Under some unfortunate circumstances properties can suffer from a catastrophic failure of building services which can results in destruction of finishes and contents as well. I have recently completed a project where such catastrophic failure occurred. Relatively minor leak of a bathroom pipe has resulted in flooding of wall cavities with water. The significanly elevated [...]

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Problematic carpet

Investigation of indoor air quality is a complex process involving often involving analysis of numerous components of air and often with no clear cut results. The problem with indoor air quality assessment is the fact that you can only realistically measure only small number of possible contaminants.  The main hindering factor in any investigation is [...]

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Poor Indoor Air Quality – Offices

Just before the start of winter I was invited by the management of large hospital in the north of the country to investigate a case of poor indoor air quality in a small office building. The office workers have been complaining from a poor indoor air quality for several months. They suffered from throat irritations [...]

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Hidden mould and severe respiratory irritation

My recent investigation into indoor air quality problems has lead me to a very nice residential property. The family living in this rented property have been experiencing respiratory problems since they moved into the property some 6 months before. Particularly affected were two young children who were suffering with severe respiratory irritation to the point [...]

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Hidden mould in ceiling cavity

My recent investigation into indoor air quality problem took me to a nice Victorian London property. The family living in this rented accommodation has been suffering from respiratory irritation since they moved into the property about four weeks prior my visit. Main concern was regarding their  daughter’s health who was suffering with severe coughs, eye [...]

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