1. Organic Air Purifiers

    When it comes to environmental assessment, one of the most important aspects is air quality. Indoor air is important in the lives of you, your family, even your pets. To make it cleaner, you can certainly go greener with cleaning supplies, make sure your HVAC system is periodically serviced, and other smart decisions. But there’s another way to keep the indoor air clean and make your home look …Read More

  2. More Tips for Improving Home Air Quality

    On December 17, 1963, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Clean Air Act into law. Its purpose was to control the spread of air pollution on a national level, and it was one of the first and most influential environmental laws passed in American history. Throughout decades and administrations, it has acted as a shield against polluters, and it is one of the reasons why, when we perform environmenta…Read More

  3. Tips for Improving Home Air Quality

    According to the 2010 census, 80.7% of Americans live in or around urban areas. That means a lot of cars, a lot of industry, and a lot of pollution. We’re not just talking about dealing with a little smog on your way to work, we mean that, for more of us than ever, the quality of the air within our homes is lacking. As one of Washington’s premier environmental consulting firms, air quality is …Read More

  4. A ceiling covered in ventilated white ceiling tiles is missing several tiles which are being tested for asbestos.

    Why Do Asbestos Inspections Matter?

    Perhaps you’ve wondered why asbestos testing matters. You might have had a home inspector suggest it, and you weren’t really sure if it was worth the time and expense. We’re here to tell you it is and go over a few reasons why. Today’s homeowners and buyers are interested in numerous details about a home, and the quality of the air is one of the most important. It’s not surprising, consi…Read More

  5. Picking The Right Mold Inspection Service

    It takes a lot of things in order to live healthily, and one of the most important aspects is to have a healthy living environment. We know it’s pretty obvious, but that’s why proper cleaning and an adherence to hygiene really matters, even more so than having a place that looks good. In order to achieve that, you need to clean regularly and have preventative maintenance done, such as regular…Read More

  6. A drawing of a home and the places that asbestos material can be found in it, including places like insulation, tiles, and shingles.

    The Asbestos Coverup of The 20th Century

    We have been talking recently about the dangers of asbestos. It is really too bad that asbestos is such an issue for humans, because it is a truly remarkable mineral. The experts at NOW Environmental Services are your local experts when it comes to asbestos training and testing. We offer a large spectrum of asbestos training courses; encompassing everything from simple identification of hazardous …Read More

  7. Asbestos and Health Concerns

    Last time we looked at the “demon” mineral asbestos. We all know that asbestos is dangerous, not bad necessarily, but it can create issues that are deadly. At NOW Environmental Services, we take asbestos seriously, as well as mold, lead and general indoor air quality. We provide a myriad of different services, each serving a specialized purpose. In fact, for any occupational or environmental h…Read More

  8. Is Asbestos Really That Bad?

    The world is a dangerous place and you can never tell what you are going to encounter. The key to creating a positive place in the world is education. The dangers of things that we do not understand are many, but if you look back on the days of the industrial revolution, the dangers were much more pronounced. Through the years, it has been noticed that the more education that is available, the saf…Read More

  9. Pre-Purchase, Home Asbestos Inspections

    Let's say you have found the perfect little home. A mid-century modern with a sandstone chimney and a gorgeous view of the mountains. The perfection might just lie in the fact that, despite the advanced age of the home, all of the interior spaces have had little or no remodeling done to them. Basically it would take some work, but recreating the design is going to be easy. Before buying a home lik…Read More

  10. Indoor Air Quality

    There is a quiet menace hiding among many homes in the Seattle area. Sometimes you can see it, other times you can smell it and others, you can even taste it. The threat is so great that it can cause illnesses such as cancer and asthma. May times, we are completely unaware that any sort of danger is lurking inside of our homes and businesses, that is until disaster strikes. That threat is indoor a…Read More