When fibers from asbestos become airborne, frequent inhalation causes lung cancer, mesothelioma, and other deadly illnesses in humans exposed to the material. In fact, asbestos holds records for its extensive litigation in the American court system, resulting in countless ongoing lawsuits. Decades since its..
Exposure to lead-based paint causes serious health issues, and can lead to death. Those most affected are young children and pregnant women. Lead poisoning often occurs in young children from ingesting paint chips inside or outside of the home and is most likely to occur in adults from exposure to paint dust..
The after effects of a home fire is soot, ash, and water. Soot and ash permeate porous materials such as furniture, carpet, drywall and clothing within minutes of a fire, stick to non-porous surfaces, and both are difficult to get rid of without professional help. Water soaks everything in its path..
A mold is a type of fungi that is easily found in damp places. Their spores are found in dust particles but may become dangerous when present in immense quantities. Mold is mostly common in the bathrooms, basements, air ducts and kitchens just to mention a few places where humidity levels are quite high..