Planning Renovations? Check for Asbestos

Now that Spring is here, homeowners are looking around to see what they can do for updates in the home....

Warning Signs You Shouldn’t Ignore to Prevent Electrical Fires

Did you know that faulty electrical wiring and overloaded systems are the most common cause of electrical fires? Overloaded systems...

Check For Asbestos If You Plan On Renovating Your Main Living Area

Asbestos abatement and removal From the 1930s to 1990 there was widespread use of asbestos in over 3,000 products used...

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More Regulations Needed On Removal of Asbestos

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen would like to see regulations around asbestos removal beefed-up. Staff brought a proposal to the...

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Government to prohibit asbestos in new construction & renovations including imported materials

By 2018, the federal government hopes to ban asbestos in Canada and change rules and regulations about the deadly material,...

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Asbestos Paper Wrap Or Tape Could Be Part Of Your Home Duct System

Renovating? Keep an eye out for asbestos wrapped and taped ducts. Asbestos is always a major concern for indoor air quality and...

Acoustic ceiling tiles may contain asbestos particles

It has been reported that some ceiling tiles and acoustic ceiling tiles manufactured prior to 1990 may contain asbestos particles....

Could you have asbestos fibers in your attic?

Vermiculite insulation was popular in Canadian residential attics between the 1940s and 1990s. The most common brand was Zonolite, a trademarked...

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