Category Archives: General

Welcome to Argus Environmental’s Blog!

Although it’s less than a week old, Spring has more than sprung in south Texas….our bluebonnets, Indian paint brushes and wine cups are in full bloom! That can mean a lot of different things for the environment, but our topic today is the insect kingdom, how it is affecting so many lives, and what you...
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Asbestos

Asbestos is a group of naturally occurring minerals that are mined from the earth and have been widely used in the building construction industry.

Asbestos Regulations

Exposure to these airborne fibers has been shown to have unique health effects on people and, as a result, asbestos containing materials are regulated by the Texas Department of State Health...
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Mold

The Texas Department of State Health Services regulated mold contamination in their Texas Mold Assessment and Remediation Rules in January of 2005. These regulations apply to all apartment complexes with more than 4 units, all commercial and industrial buildings, and schools. The Texas Rules specifically exclude single family residential structures; however, many homeowners...

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Thermal Imaging

Our unique patented thermal imaging system is a powerful diagnostic tool when nondestructive approaches are critical, causations are unknown or the extent of water impact needs to be determined. Our thermal imaging capability can cover large areas efficiently and limits investigational disturbance while increasing the effectiveness of the evaluation and providing specific material removal recommendations...
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Remove and Replace: The Case of Lead-Based Paint

A quick look search for "lead-based paint" on Google News illustrates how big of subject it is. For example, the recognizable Mackinac Bridge in Michigan will be getting a facelift for the next two years (2017-2019) to replace it's decades-old layers of lead-based paint. Though the project of removing the previous paint began in 1999, all of...
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