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Where to Find Asbestos

Asbestos in Renovations Just about every renovation or remodeling project starts with what’s known as “selective demolition.” Old plaster or sheetrock walls and ceilings need to be removed to make way for new wiring and plumbing, or entire walls need to come...
Labor Shortage in The Trades

Labor Shortage in The Trades

A Labor Shortage with No One to Fill It – And What We’re Doing About ItThe construction industry is facing a labor shortage of skilled tradespeople and laborers. The bad news is that it’s now a constant struggle to find people to do the work. But the good news...

Alpine Welcomes New Project Manager

We’re excited to welcome Connor Gildea to our Alpine team! Connor brings more than 8 years of experience handling complex projects to Alpine and has assumed the position of Project Manager. Connor has a record of success in project management, estimating, and...

What Does Asbestos Abatement Cost

The cost of asbestos abatement varies greatly depending on the size of the contaminated area and type of material. If the asbestos is in good condition and undisturbed, it can actually be left as is. However, if the material is damaged and flaking, or a renovation is...

What Is Asbestos

Asbestos in Ancient Times Asbestos is a natural mineral that comes in a variety of textures and colors. The most common types are chrysotile, tremolite, and amosite. The history of asbestos use goes back as far as the Stone Ages. Fibers were found in many materials...

Mold Remediation Versus Removal

When mold rears its ugly head, the last thing you need is the wrong solution to the problem. Those tell-tale black spots on you walls or attic sheathing are a clear sign that something is wrong, it is a question of mold remediation versus removal. Simple removal of...

Massachusetts Lead Paint Regulation Changes

It’s about to get a lot easier and less expensive to achieve minimum compliance with the Massachusetts Lead Paint Laws. The Massachusetts DPH Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program is revising its lead paint regulations. Many surfaces that currently require...

Welcome to the Team, Mark!

Alpine Environmental is excited to introduce Mark Doyle as our newest Client Services Representative. He has joined our Client Services team to further broaden our lead paint abatement customer base. Mark comes to Alpine with a wealth of knowledge and experience in...

Crawl Space Mold Remediation and Mold Encapsulation

Crawl space mold remediation is rarely worried about as much as basement mold. Did you know that if your home is built not on a basement but on a crawl space, that you can have the same mold spore issues in your home as you could with a basement? Fortunately, crawl...

Attic Mold Remediation

Attic mold is just as common as basement mold, but much easier to miss. Attic mold grows on roof sheathing in attics when warm air from the house gets trapped in the attic due to inadequate insulation or insufficient ventilation (not enough soffit and/or ridge...