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Testing on soil covered by Superstorm Sandy floodwater reveals contaminants – Part 2

In part two of this incredible investigation, RTK helps News 12 New Jersey uncover contaminants in some NJ soil post-Superstorm Sandy.

If you think you may have contaminated soil from Superstorm Sandy flooding, feel free to contact us at (800) 392-6468 to discuss, or click here.

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Flooding & Water Damage Soil and Water Video

RTK Helps News 12 Investigate Sandy-Related Soil Contamination – Part 1

In October of 2012, Superstorm Sandy caused massive flooding in parts of New Jersey, and those floodwaters transported everything from sewage to petroleum products to toxic chemicals. Even when the water receded, a Kane In Your Corner investigation, with the help of RTK Environmental Group, finds some of the toxins were left behind.

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Healthy Home Video

Home Maintenance Tips from RTK’s Robert Weitz

By taking a few preventative steps on home maintenance, you can save big money in the end. Robert offers some “Weitz Advice” on ABC in Baltimore. For more information on how we can help you, please call us at (800) 392-6468.

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Flooding & Water Damage Mold Video

Do You Have Black Mold Post-Hurricane Sandy?

Many people rebuilt too quickly after Hurricane Sandy – before their homes were completely dried out. Now, mold is trapped inside and behind their walls – and they may not even know it.

Robert Weitz, a Certified Microbial Investigator and founder of RTK Environmental Group shares important information on how to rebuild after a flood or hurricane, and explains the risks if you did not rebuild properly.

To find out if you have hidden black mold or toxic mold after Hurricane Sandy or any flood, click here to schedule an appointment or call us at (800) 392-6468.

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Healthy Home Mold Video

Top Money Drains On Your Home

Robert Weitz of RTK Environmental Group shows Philadelphia’s 3 On Your Side how to maintain your home now so that you don’t get hit with a big bill down the road.

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE SEGMENT!

 

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Healthy Home Video

The Danger of Cutting Costs on Home Maintenance

The Danger of Cutting Costs on Home Maintenance

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Flooding & Water Damage Mold Video

Video: WCBS-TV Talks to RTK Environmental Group about Hurricane Sandy

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Mold Testing vs. Remediation Video

Crooked Mold Contractors? RTK Helps The Today Show Uncover the Truth

How RTK Environmental Helped NBC’s TODAY SHOW Film This Segment on Mold Contractors:

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NBC’s TODAY SHOW featured an important hidden camera investigation to determine if mold contractors (an industry mostly unregulated) were attempting to rip off unsuspecting homeowners.  In March, NBC contacted RTK to help them with their hidden camera investigation.

As an independent testing company with a pristine record, RTK was hired by NBC News (after a thorough vetting) to verify that the test homes used in the segment were mold-free.  Although the segment only aired for a few minutes, several hours of thorough testing were performed by RTK to assure (and to document for) producers that the homes in use were free of mold.  Filming actually occurred over a period of several days with multiple trips to each location.

 

The moral of the story is: If your contractor tells you that you have mold without an insisting on performing an independent test, you may be getting ripped off.  (Here’s our contact information if you need an independent mold test.)

Buyer beware: It is a conflict of interest for your mold contractor to test your home for mold. You’ll likely save in the long run by hiring an independent testing company to verify a mold condition and to provide your contractor a “blueprint” for the mold remediation process.

Be sure to look for RTK Environmental Group’s Robert Weitz in the video. We’re thrilled to have worked with NBC News on this important piece.

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Fox 5 NY Looks at How to Prevent Indoor Mold

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Cleaning Up After Irene: ‘Good Day NY’ Asks RTK for Advice

Gene Burch, a certified microbial investigator with RTK Environmental Group tells the “Good Day New York” crew on Fox 5 how to clean your home after a flood to avoid unhealthy indoor mold. Gene Burch demonstrates how a carpet or piece of wall may appear dry, but is often wet underneath or behind (which can cause indoor mold in 24-48 hours).