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Air tests and analysis

We fight mould and mildew as well as other harmful biological agents to improve the quality of the air you breathe

Géostar Notreau provides air-test and analysis services for whatever type of building, house or apartment you live in, own or manage. We also provide quick and effective solutions to the problems you may be dealing with, including air pollution, the presence of asbestos, and the spread of mould or mildew.

The importance of ensuring good air quality

Should you be concerned with the quality of the air you breathe whether it be in your house or apartment or your place of work? Yes, absolutely, because the air in these settings can affect your health or your pocketbook or both.

Who makes use of our air-analysis services ?

Our air tests and our range of air analyses conducted in our laboratory are designed for homeowners, property developers and builders, and municipalities and institutions. Though operating in very diverse economic sectors, our clients agree on one thing, and that is how satisfied they are with the air-quality tests and analyses delivered by Géostar Notreau.

Place your trust in the specialists to fight mould and mildew effectively

Did you know that the air you breathe may contain mould or mildew? Mould and mildew can spread easily inside your house or apartment. They can get into all areas of your home, including bathrooms and basements as well as surfaces such as windowsills.

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The potential effects of mould and mildew on your health

Mould can be harmful to your health. According to healthcare specialists, mould can trigger allergic reactions and disease depending on the type of mould, its quantity, the level of exposure to it, and the state of health of people living in a house containing mould.

Reactions due to mould or other biological agents may cause of absenteeism from work or school or more frequent visits to the doctor and more hospital admissions.

According to research, toxins present in mould can harm various organs and tissues in the human body, including the lungs, sinuses, liver, central nervous system, digestive tract, and immune system.

To prevent the emergence of health problems due to poor air quality, you need to ensure that the air in your house or apartment is clean. To that end, you need to conduct air tests to detect the presence of mould, mildew, asbestos or other toxic agents. These tests are followed by laboratory analyses and custom solutions.

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Testing for asbestos in vermiculite and other construction materials

Vermiculite testing is designed to detect this mineral that is found in some building insulation materials. Building insulation, found mainly in ceilings and walls, may contain asbestos. This is the case with vermiculite formerly sold under the Zonolite brand and possibly other brands as well.

Whenever it is handled or moved, insulation containing vermiculite can release asbestos fibres in the air. If inhaled, these fibres can cause health problems, including lung cancer and other serious respiratory diseases.

The presence of asbestos fibres can also bring about severe financial consequences, for example, the need to undertake major and costly work as part of a real-estate transaction.

According to Health Canada, buildings with vermiculite insulation may contain asbestos. To find out if that is the case, you need to carry out vermiculite testing.

Our technician will go to your house or site to collect samples in a safe manner in compliance with stringent standards. Vermiculite testing is performed at our laboratory. A report, which is issued and signed by a specialist, is sent to you in less than a week. We also provide effective and cost-effective solutions if vermiculite testing detects the presence of harmful fibres.

Air analysis is based on carefully planned and effective testing procedures

Are you considering getting the air you breathe in your home or at work tested? Our air-test services are designed to detect the presence of mould, mildew, fungus, bacteria, viruses, and even minerals such as asbestos in the air you breathe. As mentioned above, these contaminants in the air can trigger health problems. Do you suffer from the following symptoms in a continual or recurring manner?

  • Runny nose, sneezing and watery eyes
  • Coughing, wheezing and difficulty breathing, asthma
  • Headaches and fatigue
  • Skin problems

If so, getting the air in your premises tested is a must.

How to carry air tests

First, we need to collect samples required for air-analysis testing. To that end, one of our technicians visits your home or site with the appropriate equipment. We can use a pump and use a swab to collect samples. Analyses are performed at our laboratory. A detailed air-analysis report, issued and signed by a microbiology professional, is sent to you within five days at the latest. In addition, we provide solutions to the problems detected by our air-analysis testing.

Your air-quality analysis kit

To speed up the air-analysis process, you can carry out the task of taking samples thanks to our Notrair® air-quality analysis kit. This easy-to-use kit (instructions for use are included in each kit) allows you to detect the presence of mould, fungus, bacteria or viruses in the air in your premises. Please feel free to contact us at any time to get your air-quality analysis kit by calling 1 888 533-9996.

We provide services to a large geographical area

Thanks to our presence in Greater Montreal, the Outaouais region, the Montérégie region, and the Eastern Townships, our geographical scope is extensive. Our satisfied clients can be found in Montreal, Laval, Trois-Rivières, Sherbrooke, and elsewhere across the province of Quebec.

Get in touch to get your air quality tested

To test the air you breathe at home or at work or to order your Notrair® air-quality analysis kit, please contact us today at 1 888 533-9996 or geostar@geostar-notreau.com

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4067 St-Laurent Blvd Suite 201,
Montreal, Quebec H2W 1Y7

(514) 229-4614
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207 Principale street,
Brownsburg, QC J8G 2Z7

216 Principale street,
Brownsburg, QC J8G 2Z7

(450) 533-9996

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LABORATOIRE NOTREAU

1 888 533-9996
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