1. 5 Signs That There Is Mold In Your Home

    If you’ve kept track of our blog, you know that mold is a harmful presence in your home. Because they are so rainy and moist, Seattle and Federal Way are especially prone to developing mold in homes and businesses. Mold can cause numerous health concerns and aggravate existing health issues. But even though mold is a prevalent issue in Washington homes, it can sometimes be difficult to spot the …Read More

  2. Textured Ceiling Removal (Part Two)

    Previously we discussed the popcorn ceiling and the lineage that it shares with some of the most famous ceilings in history. Not that your popcorn ceiling is as ornate as the Sistine Chapel, but if your home ever had a smoke living it it, the color will be similar, as tobacco smoke turns the texture a toasted brown color. The color of tarnished gold greeting you when you come through the door is s…Read More

  3. An image of a textured ceiling and a light fixture. Asbestos testing revealed that this ceiling had asbestos in it.

    Textured Ceiling Removal (Part One, A History)

    We have talked at length about the wonderful substance that is textured or “popcorn” ceilings. Of course they have somewhat fallen out of style, but before you decide to remove that popcorn ceiling, particularly if your home was built before the mid-1980s, it is critical that your ceiling is tested for the presence of asbestos. While looking around on the internet it may seem like every textur…Read More

  4. Plants As Air Purifiers

    Plants are the quintessential equalizer for our environment. They are a bachelor's ideal pet. They only need water and a little sunshine and they will thrive. They can't run away and they don't have separation anxiety. The plant is the perfect decoration and it makes you feel like you are taking care of something bigger than yourself. Plants also are natural pollution eliminators and that may be t…Read More

  5. What Else Do We Do at NOW Environmental Services? Mold!

    It is the bane of every bachelor, because it seems to grow on leftovers, strangely however, not pizza. It is what makes that well intentioned fruit you bought two months ago, end up in the trash. Thats right it is everyone’s favorite antibiotic, mold! Well maybe not, because all of the molds that I described above are fairly benign. Yes they can get you sick but not in the same capacity as the d…Read More