Local Law 55 Effective 1/19/19
Get ready: in less than 2 months (1/19/19), NYC Local Law of 2018, A.K.A. NYC Indoor Asthma Allergen Hazards in Residential Dwellings and Pest Management, goes live! It will require additional time and education, with more responsibilities and certifications, some of which are not so easy to consistently manage. We first introduced this last year, when the bill … Continue Reading This Article
Entry-Level Sales Representative Needed!
For more information and to set up an interview, please call Melissa at LEW Corporation at 908-654-8068 Ext. 18. LEW Corporation, the Environmental Company, is currently seeking an active, energetic, and aggressive Sales Representative. Responsibilities include prospecting, cold calling, setting appointments with prospects, and meeting a sales quota. Sales representative will report to a LEW … Continue Reading This Article
MOLD IS EVERYWHERE.
The existence of mold is caused by three key factors: Air (uncontrollable) Food Source (difficult to control) Moisture (controllable) Controlling the humidity and moisture in your home is the #1 way in controlling mold growth. Mold is typically found in parts of your home that are dark and exposed to moisture, such as small crevices, … Continue Reading This Article
April Showers Bring May Mold
Summer is right around the corner. There is no better feeling than opening the windows in late April and letting that fresh breeze in. I’m sure by now many of you are attacking spring cleaning and preparing yards and gardens for those beautiful summer months. Such beautiful thoughts of shiny skies, hot sun and bright … Continue Reading This Article
Address your Lead Paint and Lead Hazards Programs ASAP!!
Flint, MI was only the initial shock wave. The real tsunami of lead paint, lead related hazards, litigation, and accountability for HUD associated programs is just about to begin. If you receive, partake, score, manage, or own a HUD oriented program property, I strongly suggest that you familiarize yourself with the contents of this article, … Continue Reading This Article
Should High Lead Levels be a Serious Concern in Philly Parks?
Philadelphia’s has been chock full of Industrial fumes, old paint and now-banned gasoline additives putting toxic metals like lead in soil for generations. Is this a serious problem though? Lead is a basic element, so it’s normal to find small amounts in soil. According to the United States Geological Survey, lead in the soil naturally … Continue Reading This Article
Mold Solutions and Prevention
Mold is one of America’s most persistent household problems. It is a type of fungus that forms whenever a great amount of moisture is in the air. With a winter like the one we’re having, mold will more than likely be in our spring forecast. Getting rid of mold can be a grueling task to … Continue Reading This Article
EPA Cracking Down on Contractors
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has taken enforcement action against thirty-five home renovation contractors for failure to follow Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) standards. For varied reasons, including not being properly trained, general contractors who’s subcontractor’s weren’t trained, and not following lead safe work practices protocol; the EPA’s enforcement actions led to more than … Continue Reading This Article
NYCHA’s Apartment Mold Scandal
NYCHA (The New York City housing Authority), provides safe, affordable housing to over 400,000 low to moderate income New York City residents. Recently, a suit was brought against the agency by a civic group, The Metro Industrial Areas Foundation, and the Natural Resource Defense Council. Together, these two entities alleged NYCHA was in violation of … Continue Reading This Article
Lead Paint and Housing Discrimination in Boston
Many lead paint laws throughout the country potentially open up renters to housing discrimination based on the age of their children. Both Philadelphia and Boston are among some cities and municipalities that require landlords and property owners to follow certain procedures when children under a certain age (in this case under 6) are living in … Continue Reading This Article