Got a green thumb? Make sure your soil isn’t contaminated before digging in.

Posted on January 23, 2017 in Blog

Got a green thumb? Make sure your soil isn’t contaminated before digging in.Do you have a green thumb? Gardening is a super fun way to de-stress, save money on produce, and enjoy a little extra sparkle in your life. Plus it’s excellent, low-impact exercise! As you plan this year’s garden and start prepping your To Do list to ensure optimal results from your spring planting, there’s one consideration that you may not have thought of:

Make sure your soil isn’t contaminated!

That’s right – many people are shocked to discover that their soil contains harmful substances. There’s only one for-sure way to find out whether your home garden is contaminated – call H2 Environmental Consulting Services at (800) 524-3578 for a full environmental evaluation of your home. We’ll check your entire property for potential contamination – its soil, water, air, and physical structure. Our state-of-the-art technology analyzes every molecule to conclusively determine where contamination is present.

If we detect that your soil or any other area of your property is contaminated, we’ll meticulously craft a plan to make sure all harmful substances are effectively eliminated. When we’re done, you’ll be able to garden to your heart’s content without a single niggling worry in your mind.

What are some soil contaminants?

You may be wondering, how could my soil be contaminated? Which contaminants could be present? Well, there are many different pollutants that have been found in soil. Potential sources of contamination include factory runoff and polluted water. We at H2 Environmental Consulting Services test soil for a variety of pollutants including:

  • Volatile Organics
  • PNAs
  • Priority Pollutants
  • BETX (components of gasoline)
  • Metals (such as lead)

Effects of contaminated soil

Polluted soil can cause long-term effects on your garden, including crop contamination. Soil can also contaminate drinking water and all plants and animals that come into contact with it will be effected. Determining the extent of contamination of your soil is the first step to taking care of the problem and making sure your garden is 100% healthy.

Complete soil remediation services

Count on H2 Environmental Consulting Services to provide everything you need to ensure a contaminant-free garden. Call us at (800) 524-3578 to schedule your environmental evaluation. We’ll gladly come check your soil and if contamination is discovered, provide complete remediation services. We’re a fully licensed and insured company that always precisely follows all federal and state regulations, plus we place a high value on your complete satisfaction.

Here for all your decontamination needs

H2 Environmental Consulting Services specializes in all kinds of environmental testing and remediation. Stop wondering whether your property is contaminated and find out by calling H2 Environmental Consulting Services at (800) 524-3578 today. Now is the perfect time to make sure your property is 100% safe and secure. Our top priority is your health – let us provide the professional assistance you need to be certain that your property is contaminant-free.

Once we sign off on your property, you’ll be able to breathe easy and garden to your heart’s content without fearing any aftereffects – except delicious fruits, vegetables, and herbs!