Last month, Reuters uncovered a dangerous lapse in lead safety on army bases that left thousands of military families — particularly young children — at risk. Military housing is meant to provide a safe haven for the men and women who risk their lives for this country. However, recent data shows
For the historic homeowner, nothing beats the thrill of revitalizing, reimagining, or restoring a diamond in the rough. Buying a historic home presents more challenges than purchasing newer real estate, but older houses are sturdily built with architectural details that give them a unique appeal.
No matter how skilled you are at home restoration, it’s easy to fall short when it comes to lead paint abatement. This was a lesson Chip and Joanna Gaines learned the hard way. This summer, the beloved stars of HGTV’s “Fixer Upper” were brought under scrutiny for violating the EPA’s Toxic Substances
Metro Atlanta has experienced a torrent of rainstorms this summer. Rain doesn’t just put a damper on your pool plans, it also encourages mold growth in your home. Mold grows anywhere there’s moisture, so the more it rains, the more you’re at risk. Improper mold removal can lead to health
Every homeowner has heard about the dangers of asbestos. But what is it and why is it so dangerous? Asbestos is a rock-like mineral found in many building materials. Because of its low production cost and flame retardant insulation properties, asbestos was popular for construction projects from the
Older homes are rich structures full of history, quality building materials, and architectural details that homeowners simply can’t find anymore. But they also carry unseen health risks to your family. Far worse than old pipes and wiring is the risk of lead-based paint, which wasn’t banned for
Do you know the dangers of Asbestos? Here is a quick Asbestos Fact Sheet for HomeownersIt is very important to be aware of the dangers of Asbestos if you live in an older home. Asbestos is a building material that was commonly used for insulation and other types of manufactured goods between
Mold is a very common occurrence in homes throughout the Atlanta metropolitan area.If your home is suffering from a mold problem, it is important to hire a professional mold remediation company before the issue becomes serious problem. While mold may seem like a minor nuisance, this nasty fungus