Asbestos Removal Massachusetts: Guidance for Educational Facitilites

In Massachusetts, asbestos removal and containment guidelines are in place and clear for educational facilities. From public to charter, schools are required to comply with AHERA. The Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act “requires local education agencies to inspects their school building for asbestos-containing building material, prepare asbestos management plans, and perform asbestos response actions to […]

Asbestos & Baby Powder? Yes, You Read That Correctly

If you’ve watched the news recently, you may have heard the big announcement from Johnson & Johnson. On May 19th, the company announced the discontinuation of North American sales of its very popular talc-based baby powder. So popular, in fact, that the baby powder began production in 1894, and some say once defined the company’s […]

Is DIY Asbestos Removal in Massachusetts Safe?

Given that so many individuals are home more than ever before, the honey-do lists are finally getting some attention. On many of those lists are home renovation or improvement projects. Although most of these projects are safe DIY tasks, there is always the chance of the unexpected. From wires to lead paint, these unexpected surprises […]

The Top 2 Dangers of Asbestos Exposure

Asbestos is a naturally occurring fiber that was used in a variety of building materials over the years because of its fire and corrosion-resistant properties. As appealing as this feature may seem, the harmful effects of asbestos later led to its ban. Although banned from use in the United States for decades, several buildings still […]

COVID – 19 Response From Atlantic Bay Contracting

To Our Valued Customers,   As the continued uncertainties of the times remain in place, we would like to let you know that we remain here for you. Per the Governor’s order, Atlantic Bay Contracting has been deemed an essential service and will continue to provide services from Boston mold remediation, asbestos abatement, duct cleaning, […]

AC Duct Cleaning. When Is The Best Time?

With spring fast approaching, both residential and commercial customers are preparing for the warmer days. Here in New England, warm summer days generally lead to closed windows and powered on air conditioning systems. Without proper AC duct cleaning, you may be putting your family or employees at risk for several health-related issues linked to poor […]

Should I Clean My Air Ducts?

For homeowners preparing their homes for the fast approaching spring season, you might be asking yourself one of the most important questions out there, “Should I clean my air ducts?” We’ve talked a lot about allergy causes in the past and how our dirty ducts can contribute to those symptoms. However, beyond the onset of […]

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 […]

Most Common Species of Mold In Homes

In our previous article, we mentioned that there are thousands of species of mold. However, this article will focus solely on the three most common types of mold found in homes. Although there are at-home methods to clean up mold, it’s always best to consider professional mold removal services from the team at Atlantic Bay. […]

Got Mold? The Dangers of Untreated Mold in Your Home

We all know that signs of mold in the home or work area are potentially dangerous and can lead to costly structural damage. But, how many of us fully understand the potential health outcomes of leaving mold untreated? With even the smallest introduction to water or excess moisture in the air, mold can consume your […]