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VOCs Indoor Air Quality

How Long Do VOCs Last?

Although we often think of the word “organic” in a positive light, many Volatile Organic Compounds, or VOCs, are harmful to our health. How can you keep these chemicals from causing problems like headaches, nausea, shortness of breath, skin conditions, and even cancers? Knowing how long VOCs last can help you reduce your exposure at […]
8 Plants That Can Clean Your Air

8 Plants That Can Clean Your Air

Cleaning products, air fresheners, paint, printers, carpets, furniture, cigarettes, and mold are just a few of the many sources of toxic air pollutants that quickly build up in homes and offices. Luckily, plants can offer a simple, natural, and cheap solution to low levels of indoor air pollution. Spider Plant Dragon Tree Bamboo Palm Rubber […]
Is It Seasonal Allergies Or Mold?

Is It Seasonal Allergies Or Mold?

Allergies can be mildly annoying at best and downright debilitating at worst. Pollen isn’t the only substance that can make your eyes itch and your nose sniffle, however. If you usually spend most of your time indoors while the flowers are in bloom but those pesky symptoms still won’t go away, there could be another […]
Renovating This Spring? Watch Out For Lead Paint

Renovating This Spring? Watch Out For Lead Paint

TV is full of sledgehammer-wielding home remodelers. Spring cleaning season and more time at home may have you tempted to tear down a few walls yourself. Before you jump into your next major overhaul, make sure you’re on the lookout for projects that may expose you to lead paint. Removing Interior Paint Removing Exterior Paint […]
Contaminated Drinking Water

The Worst Contaminants Found In Drinking Water

Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to drink more water? As soon as you start researching healthier habits or visit your doctor for minor health complaints you get the same advice – drink more water. Staying hydrated helps you regulate body temperatures, lubricate joints, and remove toxins from your body naturally. According to the […]
Asbestos At Work

5 Signs You’re At Risk Of Asbestos At Work

Asbestos exposure in the workplace can be dangerous. But how can you tell if you’re at risk? At M3 Environmental in Monterey, California we regularly train commercial property owners, municipalities, general contractors, abatement contractors, and property management firms test for asbestos so they can keep their patrons and employees safe. With over twenty years of […]
Lead In California Homes

6 Sources Of Lead In The Home

Limit lead exposure at home by knowing where to look and what tools are available to ensure your health and safety. If you suspect you have a contamination issue in California, M3 Environmental in Monterey, California can help with thorough and professional lead inspections. Surprising Sources Of Lead Exposure Lead in your house can be […]
Asbestos In California Schools

6 Surprising Sources Of Asbestos In California Schools

Keep learning environments safe with asbestos testing from M3 Environmental in Monterey. Safe environments are vital for student success, so awareness of the surprising sources of asbestos in California schools can be beneficial to both teachers and parents. If your neighborhood schools were built before the 1980s, be aware and get professional testing to ensure […]
Monterey Environmental Consultants

How The Right Environmental Consultant Can Benefit You

Home and business owners around Monterey, California can count on M3 Environmental for all the benefits of professional environmental consulting. With an ever-growing list of potential hazards out there, having the right environmental consultants on your side has advantages for safety, health, and business compliance. Protect your students, employees, and your bottom line with the […]
New Carpet VOC Testing

Installing New Carpet? Watch Out For VOCs

Make sure that your beautiful new carpet isn’t polluting the air you breathe with VOC testing (Volatile Organic Compounds) by M3 Environmental in Monterey, California. Brand new carpeting in your home or business can elevate the look and relaxing atmosphere, but it’s what you don’t see that may end up costing you. What Are VOCs? […]
Saltwater Intrusion Testing

Protect Your Drinking Water From Saltwater Intrusion

M3 Environmental in Monterey, California, provides professional water testing to measure the risk of saltwater encroachment on your fresh drinking water sources. Salt pollution in the city’s fresh groundwater supplies can have devastating ramifications on human health, as well as do extensive structural damage to homes and businesses. The encroachment of sodium chloride into our […]
Pregnancy Lead Risks

Pregnancy & Lead: What Are The Risks?

Lead can pose many risks during pregnancy, and M3 Environmental wants to help Monterey area expectant mothers understand and reduce their chances of lead exposure. Our professional testing services can help you avoid contact that may affect your health negatively and introduce potentially dangerous pregnancy complications. Lead Exposure Matters Lead is a heavy metal that […]