Understanding Asbestos Containing Materials

Asbestos abatement in Massachusetts covers a wide-topic of materials, regulations, testing, and removal procedures. Although many people understand the necessary information pertaining to asbestos, the topic is much more in-depth than many realize. For instance, asbestos containing materials is a broad category that encompasses a great deal of surfaces. In this article, we’ll take a […]

Asbestos Abatement Regulations in MA

Massachusetts requires anyone planning a project involving asbestos abatement, removal, or disposal to follow a specific list of guidelines. Although the best practice for asbestos containing material is to leave it alone, sometimes this isn’t possible. In this article, we’ll take a look at a few of the guidelines that are in place, and why […]

Commonly Asked Questions about Asbestos Abatement

Although many countries still approve the use of asbestos, it has been banned in the United States.  However, this was not always the case.  Thus, if remodeling or demoing an older home or building, you may very well come across asbestos.  Knowing what you’re dealing with and the proper asbestos abatement procedures is an imperative […]

Top Reasons to Choose Atlantic Bay Contracting

Owning a home comes with a long to-do list. At some point or another, everyday wear and tear can lead to elements in your home like mold and dirty air ducts. Whether you’re dealing with everyday issues like those, or you’re worried your home or business is suffering from asbestos, you’ll need trained professionals to […]

Asbestos Abatement 101

Living in a health-conscious society many people are now aware of dangers that previously posed no threat to humans.  From our diet to the air-quality around us, our instinct to protect ourselves has evolved.  Education on chemicals and dangerous natural resources like asbestos are now readily available to everyone. Asbestos production was banned in 1978.  […]

Treat Yourself for the New Year

Throughout the year, certain times are better for cleaning than others. The primary time that comes to mind is Spring Cleaning. This is the time to clear out the clutter that gathered during the winter and welcome the warm weather. Another favorite time to clean is the fall. This is because New England has rough […]

A Brief History of Asbestos

Not too long ago asbestos was looked at as a miracle mineral. Its fireproofing capabilities gave asbestos longevity in the automotive, manufacturing, and construction industries. It even played a significant role in the power and chemical industries throughout the 1900s. Of course, now we know of all the adverse health effects of asbestos. Sadly, that […]

The Dangers of Asbestos

Back in the day, marketers labeled asbestos as a magic mineral for construction materials. Asbestos holds many qualities that made it useful for building materials. Its fibers are soft and resistant to electricity, heat, and corrosion by chemicals. People thought it was the perfect substance to mix with cement and plastics until they discovered the […]

What To Do After A Disaster

When there is a fire or a flood in your home, your first priority is protecting your family and any irreplaceable items. However, after the panic has settled down and you’ve got everything back in order, you still need to deal with a ruined home. What’s the best way to clean your home after a […]