Author Archives for Jill Rutherford

The College of the Holy Cross

October 14, 2016 6:36 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

  This past spring, Cardinal Environmental was chosen by the College of the Holy Cross to perform Asbestos Abatement in several of their campus buildings.  Cardinal began work in June and worked straight through until mid-August to complete all of the work that needed to be done. The projects that... Read More

Residential Board Up – Millbury, MA

October 14, 2016 6:28 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Cardinal Environmental was contacted by the Town of Millbury to provide an emergency estimate for a complete board up of a vacated residential home.  We sent the estimate to them within the same day of request.  We were awarded the job and immediately began the work.  The request was to... Read More

“State of the Art” Vermiculite Removal System

May 18, 2016 8:25 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Cardinal Environmental just purchased a “State of the Art” Vermiculite Removal System.  A specially designed solution to safely handling vermiculite and potential asbestos debris; featuring an industrial vacuum with 11 Hg” of negative vacuum pressure while containing and filtering harmful materials into a 55 gallon HEC-SLT cyclone pre-separator. Safely contains... Read More

Ten Things You Should Know about Mold

May 13, 2016 3:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Ten Things to Know about Mold If mold is a problem in your home or school, you must remove the mold and eliminate the sources of moisture. Potential health effects and symptoms associated with mold exposures include allergic reactions, asthma and other respiratory complaints. There is no practical way to... Read More

What is Vermiculite and Why should you care?

May 13, 2016 2:17 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

VERMICULITE INSULATION: Vermiculite is a popular insulation material, but much of the vermiculite used in the U.S. during the 20th century was contaminated with asbestos.  Here’s what you need to know to protect yourself from exposure to dangerous asbestos: Up until 1990, most vermiculite sold in the U.S. came from... Read More

Meet our Asbestos Abatement Team

May 10, 2016 5:49 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Chris Drumm: General Manager- Chris is licensed as an Asbestos Inspector as well as an Asbestos Supervisor for the State of Massachusetts .  He has extensive training through the Institute of Inspection and Restoration and Cleaning (IICRC) and is currently certified in: Water Restoration (WRT), Applied Structural Drying (ASD), Applied Microbial... Read More

What is Media Blasting?

May 6, 2016 6:54 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Media blasting is the operation of compression blasting whereby  forcibly propelling a stream of abrasive material against a surface under high pressure to smooth a rough surface, roughen a smooth surface, shape a surface, or remove surface contaminants. Compressed air is used to propel the blasting material. There are several... Read More

Omni – Media Blast

April 6, 2016 11:38 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Cardinal Environmental was contracted to utilize a media blasting technique to remove the old paint and corrosives from the ceiling, walls and support posts and to clean the surfaces all the way down to the original wood and Brick for the Omni Services Suite at E Worcester Street, Massachusetts. Here... Read More