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Welcome to the blog of EOC Environmental. Here you will find numerous articles seeking to educate and provide information about mold, asbestos and environmental consulting.  
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Asbestos

What is asbestos?

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral made up of flexible heat-resistant fibers. There are six types of asbestos all composed of long, thin fibrous crystals that are composed of microscopic fibrils. Those fibrils can be released into the atmosphere by abrasion or disturbance and if inhaled, can lead to severe lung damage, mesothelioma, asbestosis, and other lung cancers.

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Mold

Can excess humidity cause mold growth in my home?

Humidity enters our homes in a variety of ways, we take a hot shower, boil water for pasta, snow on our boots, kids leave their wet towels on the floor, and naturally through our windows, doors and basement or lowest levels. Moisture can cause problems within the home including mold growth on a variety of building materials and contents within the home.

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Mold

What is mold?

Mold is a naturally occurring fungus that when under the right moisture, oxygen, and temperature conditions can grow. Mold is naturally occurring and is all around us–inside our homes and offices and outside in the air we breathe.

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