Just How Dangerous Is Radon Anyway?

It can be argued that radon is a pretty weird gas. But it’s not weird due to its smell – because you can’t smell it. It doesn’t look funny – because you can’t see it. However, radon can cause some serious health problems for you and your family if it is found in...

The Ugly History Of Lead Paint And Its Dangers To Our Health

Today, lead exposure is widely regarded as a major health hazard. It has been known to cause brain damage, nervous system damage, kidney damage, behavioural and learning problems, slowed growth, nerve damage, hearing problems, headaches, anemia and bone marrow...

What Makes Radon So Hazardous To Our Health?

Radon is a colourless and odourless gas which is produced naturally by the breakdown of uranium in the ground. When out in the open air, it doesn’t present much of a health hazard. However, radon is known to find its way into our homes through cracks in foundation...

Beware The Health Risks Associated With Lead Paint

These days, paint is made from four main ingredients: pigment (to give it its colour), resin (which is used as a binder to hold the pigment particles together), solvent (which acts as a carrier for the pigments and resin) and additives (which promotes ease of...

Why It’s So Necessary To Detect And Destroy Mould

“Gross”, “nasty” and “disgusting” – these three words are often the first ones conjured up when thinking about mould and mildew. However, there’s a fourth word that doesn’t generally get the amount of recognition it deserves – “dangerous”. When mould is present in...