Your home should be a safe haven for you and your family, but there may be bad things lurking there that you are not aware of. To find these things, you can use three of your senses, smell, touch, and your hearing. Smell Mold and mildew have a strong smell, especially if they are confined to one room in your home. Mold may be lurking behind wallpaper or within your walls, so you may not think the strong smell is mold at first.
10 August 2015
Even if you use your fireplace every winter, you may not be aware that you chimney is damaged. It's easy to assume that such a sturdy component of your home is problem-free. However, if your chimney needs to be repaired, it could easily cause a fire. Here are a few indications that you need to contact a chimney repair specialist: Cracks in the Mortar If your chimney mortar shows cracks or other signs of damage, moisture can easily enter these weak spots and cause your chimney to deteriorate.
7 August 2015
Having asbestos in your home can be a major health hazard for children. Removing asbestos from your home does take some work, but it's an important step to protecting your child's well-being. Here are some steps to take to protect your children from asbestos in the house. Where to Check for Asbestos In older homes, there are many places where asbestos could be. Insulation is a popular place for asbestos, and you may find asbestos in the insulation in your walls or around pipes.
6 August 2015