Various new home communities often show poor drainage practices. Read this to find out what to look for in your new home community.
Here in Raleigh, the weather is often mild for the holidays, and we see lots of backyard grilling action year-round. Here’s an easy guide for barbecuing during Thanksgiving, Christmas, and beyond.
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We often tell clients and trainees, “Trust your nose.” If you like being in a home, it’s more likely to be safe. If you can’t stand the smell, it’s likely worth finding out why. Allergens can be hidden, but often our sneezer finds them quickly. Those suffering from asthma also can sense air quality issues.Continue reading “Allergens in the Home”
Controlling moisture is the only way to control indoor mold growth, and controlling it also helps with pests and other issues. You may not know that the following activities and appliances add moisture to indoor air: Running dishwasher Drying firewood indoors Standing water in the foundation/crawlspace area Showering and running the tub Humidifier use VentingContinue reading “Moisture Makers in the Home”
Often clients are bewildered by the presence of mold. “How could this happen?!?” But truly, when we understand how mold grows, it actually happens very easily. Our partner organization, InterNACHI, has a helpful paper on indoor mold. They explain: It is impossible to get rid of all mold and mold spores indoors. Some mold sporesContinue reading “Mold in Your Home?”
Though we don’t see much stucco in this area, here is a helpful diagram of the proper step and kickout flashings for a roof intersecting a side wall:
The Mesothelioma Center recently sent us Your Guide to Hiring an Asbestos Abatement Company, and we wanted Asbestos Abatement Guide as a free resource. Enjoy! Asbestos.com also has more information and resources for those dealing with the harmful, home-hidden substance.
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