Stay Informed about Health Hazards – Read Our Blog

Ace Environmental Services Ltd is dedicated to protecting the health of our clients and the general public. That’s why we offer our blog to help you keep up with the latest information on hazardous materials such as asbestos, lead and mold in homes and commercial buildings. Our blog also covers testing for hazardous materials and how you can recognize problems before they grow worse. We invite you to check back here regularly for new blog posts on topics important to your health and safety.

Contact us for a free estimate for our testing and removal services at your Vancouver or Lower Mainland location.

  • 18/12/2019
    Understanding Sick Building Syndrome and How to prevent it

    Sick building syndrome affects the occupants of a building, typically marked by respiratory issues or headaches that disappear as soon they leave the premises. The symptoms can be confusing and the syndrome difficult to identify. The main reasons are harmful air pollutants like stagnant air, asbestos, mold or lead in the buildings. Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral, resistant to heat, electricity and corrosion. It was used in cloth, paper, cement and plastic before it became globally banned. Upon ingestion, the trapped asbestos fibres in our body can cause inflammation, scarring and genetic damage to body cells.

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  • 25/01/2019
    Discover the Risks of Asbestos and Mold at Your Commercial Property in Vancouver

    Mold and asbestos both pose a hazard to commercial properties in the Vancouver area. As a business owner, you need to ensure that your property is safe for all clients, customers, and employees. Part of that involves getting professional asbestos removal or mold removal in Vancouver if it is needed. The abatement specialists at Ace Environmental Services Ltd. have put together a helpful guide to mold and asbestos for commercial property owners.

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  • 20/12/2018
    Tips for Choosing the Right Asbestos Removal Company in Vancouver

    Though we now know that asbestos is a dangerous material that poses a serious health hazard, it was used widely in the construction of homes and buildings into the 90s. Its use is now banned, but asbestos is still present in many older structures. If your home or business was built prior to 1992, then you may require asbestos abatement in Vancouver. At Ace Environmental Services Ltd., we want to make sure you choose the right company for this important job. Here are some tips to help you decide.

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  • 20/12/2018
    Asbestos Abatement vs. Remediation: Which Strategy is Right for You?

    Asbestos abatement and remediation are strategies for reducing the risk posed by asbestos-containing materials in a home or business. At Ace Environmental Services Ltd., we provide both asbestos abatement and remediation in Vancouver. The terms "abatement" and "remediation" are very often used interchangeably in regards to asbestos to mean "removal." If you'd like to better understand how the asbestos removal process works, then it can help to take a look at the slightly different approaches proposed by these two strategies.

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  • 03/08/2018
    Health Risks of Neglecting Asbestos in Vancouver

    If you’re in the process of buying a home or commercial property, the last thing you want to hear or read from the building inspection is the word, “Asbestos.” Most of us know that it’s dangerous and that it needs to be removed – but we don’t know much about asbestos itself. How did it get into our buildings and why is asbestos testing for Vancouver’s older buildings necessary?

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  • 03/08/2018
    Why Test the Air Quality of Your Vancouver Home or Business?

    Are you a fan of Edwardian, West Coast Modernist, or craftsman-style architecture? Vancouver’s older buildings are full of character and history – but many of these older buildings may have been built with materials containing asbestos and pose a risk of asbestosis and cancer. Even newer buildings may have been built using products containing volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that have serious impact on air quality. Ace Environmental Services has performed air quality testing in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland for more than a decade, and what we’ve discovered is that many people are unaware of the health risks in their properties, such as:

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  • 26/10/2017
    Asbestos Removal: Why It's Critical to Hire a Professional

    Though we are now aware of its negative health effects, asbestos was once a popular building material due to its structural, insulating, and fire retardant properties. Today, homes and buildings that were constructed before 1990 might require professional asbestos removal in Vancouver prior to renovations or remodeling work. At Ace Environmental Services Ltd. we caution against home and business owners attempting to remove asbestos on their own due to the potentially serious health risks of inhaling asbestos fibers.

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Burnaby, BC V5G 1N1


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