Adelaide’s staff is now Mold Certified. In anticipation of New York State’s new 2016 mold licensing requirements, our staff has been NYS Department of Labor certified. While Adelaide has always made sure our staff was trained in the latest techniques and testing procedures, we now have the paperwork to prove it. The reason for the new law […]
This past winter was especially brutal for property managers in the New York-New Jersey area. Not only were there more snow events but a number of them were ice-related. That means a lot of wet ground, and as temperatures have quickly risen this spring, the perfect breeding conditions for mold. To compound the challenges of […]
There are many factors to consider when you’re engaged in a construction or remodeling project. Design, materials, functionality, budget and many more. Unfortunately, one of the factors that’s regularly neglected is asbestos inspections. And considering that city, state and even federal regulations require that building sites be inspected for asbestos and free of this harmful […]
Although lead as a paint additive was banned nearly 30 years ago, many homes and constructions still exist that were built long before regulations went into effect. That means lead based paint is present in many schools, places of worship, government buildings, correctional facilities and more. The problem with lead paint in buildings is that it […]
Mold may be visible or concealed, detected or only suspected. Whether you’ve got obvious mold or water spots, or you’re noticing possible side effects of mold including allergies, coughing and sore throats, it’s time to call in an environmental consultant who can help you determine the source and cause of your trouble. But how do […]
Lead is a naturally occurring element found in the earth’s crust and one of the first metals used by humans. It is also one of the most dangerous and has been accountable for diseases ranging from high blood pressure to nerve disorders, mental problems and kidney damage. It’s prevalence in everything from batteries to solder, […]
Mold. Whether black, green, orange, or some other color in the spectrum, it’s never a pleasant sight. Visible mold can have you running for a remediation specialist but the effects of mold can be felt even when it’s not visible – including allergies, coughing, sore throat or respiratory ailments. Mold can arise from a variety […]
Just this week Pope Francis confirmed his visit to the U.S. for September of 2015. His destination includes Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families with an expected stop in New York. That’s exciting and much-anticipated news for the parishioners of New York but it can also come with challenges for local churches that may […]
As an educator or school administrator you’ve chosen a labor of love. The students in your care rely on you not only for their intellectual and emotional growth but for their well being and safety, too.
That puts a lot of pressure on you to be sure that you’re taking the best care of your realm possible, and that includes keeping your schools free of toxic substances like asbestos.