Glendale, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/21/2014 -- According to a recent joint study released by the EPA and Berkeley National Laboratory, building dampness and mold raise the risk of a variety of asthma-related health issues by 30-50%. The data also indicated of the approximately 21 million people reported to have asthma in the U.S., about 4.6 million cases can be attributed to dampness and mold exposure in the home. Responding to this health crises, Machado Air professionals have introduced an aggressive, "no nonsense" process to find and eliminate mold and other indoor air pollutants.
A company spokesperson noted, "Machado Environmental is a trusted source for no nonsense indoor air quality investigations. With over 20 years of experience in the Southern California area, using the latest technology, Machado technicians are the region's indoor air quality experts. Whether clients are county hospitals or customers buying a house, we put experience on their side. We can check for dangerous and potentially lethal gases, like carbon monoxide (CO). Our moisture meter is non-intrusive and helps to determine if there is excessive moisture inside walls that could foster mold growth. "
Machado Air uses an in depth process that allows them to test for many different types of contaminants. They take surface samples, using sterile swabs or tape lifts mounted on microscope slides. Tape lifts can be analyzed for mold or dust composition. Air samples are taken using Air-O-Cell cassettes, and can be taken from ambient air or from wall or ceiling cavities. Dust samples from carpets are taken using a different kind of cassette, and can be analyzed for fungi and bacteria. The company uses only certified laboratories for microbial analysis or analysis for other contaminants; and these are recognized as some of the top labs in the country. Once problems are diagnosed, technicians can provide complete HVAC cleaning that will eliminate many issues, including odors, smoke blowing out of vents, and irritants that cause sneezing.
"The Machado Environmental Corporation Air Duct Cleaning Company cleans air conditioning systems. The name says what we do. We have been doing it all over Southern California since 1983. We have gotten extremely good at it and strive to continue to advance the industry. Machado is based on value for money. Most of our service is labor - specialized, skilled labor. Our specialty is really seeing what a system needs to bring it back to hygienic and efficient operation, and doing exactly that, as efficiently as possible. We guarantee our work.", stated a company representative.
ABOUT MACHADO AIR
Located in Glendale, California, Machado Air Duct Cleaning Company has been helping customers breathe better for 30 years. The company uses state-of-the art detection methods to identify indoor air contaminants, and determine the cleaning methods needed to eliminate problems. Once problems are diagnosed, technicians will provide specific information on contaminants detected and recommendations to deal with the problems in the most effective manner.” The company's employees take pride in their reputation for providing value for money, as well as unparalleled service.