Lately, we’ve noticed that the market is giving preference to radon testing results that contain graphs and charts. Though we perceive these to be of little marginal value, clients find them to be engaging and factual. After all, they have hour-by-hour results, right? According to NC Radon program, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and theContinue reading “Radon: Can You Graph That?”
Nick Gromicko explains various defects endemic to older homes here.
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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?”
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.
In association with InterNACHI and the North Carolina Home Inspector Licensure Board, Britt recently became an approved continuing education and prelicensure instructor. If you are an inspector in need of training or a future inspector in need of licensure, contact us for details.
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You’ve heard the horror stories: “Radon causes lung cancer.” Or, to be more precise, “Radon is linked with lung cancer.” It’s scary; so what can you do? One easy step is to understand how radon enters homes. There are four ways: Designed openings in floors and walls: Windows and doors allow air into living spacesContinue reading “How Radon Enters Homes”