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. Mold and Its Health Effects, Part 2

    Sure, mold isn’t all bad. It’s beneficial to our ecosystem by breaking down dead substances such as leaves and trees and depositing them back into the environment. If you like mushrooms on your pizza, that’s a species of mold. And who could forget the wonder drug, penicillin? Yet, for all the good mold has contributed, no one finds a patch of dark green fungus dwelling in their bathroom and …Read More

  3. Mold and Its Effects, Part 1

    In the damp, dark shadows of your home lurks a quiet threat that has been present on this planet for millions of years. As long as there is some moisture, it can survive on almost any surface. While you may catch a slight hint of its musty, mildewy smell, it prides itself on its ability to remain unnoticed. All the while, it pollutes the quality of your air, slowly getting you and your family or c…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. 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

  6. 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

  7. What to do if you think you have a mold problem

    If you can see mold…you have a problem. But what if you can’t see it?  NOW Environmental services offers a very comprehensive Indoor Air Quality investigation that will sniff out mold even behind walls. We offer the only composite home air quality assessment and mold testing in the Seattle and Tacoma area. So what does this test do? Monitors for 400+ airborne chemicals and hiddenmold growth w…Read More

  8. Got Mold? We Can Help!

    NOW Environmental is a Certified Mold Assessment Consultant and member of the Indoor Quality Association (IAQA) Located in Federal Way, WA, we are available for emergency mold inspections and laboratory analysis 24/7. We currently are offering asbestos training in addition to our mold and asbestos testing services. Contact us today for details!…Read More