Living Safely: Ridding Your Home of Hazards

Living Safely: Ridding Your Home of Hazards

Renovating a home, whether a newly purchased one or one you’ve owned for many years, can be a very exciting project for homeowners. While trying to decide what color paint to use in one room and what kind of carpeting to use in another, there can be many hazards that may be encountered along the way. Whether it’s removing materials after an asbestos inspection or ridding a home of lead paint, there are steps to be taken that can make removal much easier and safer for all involved. Asbestos can…

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Removing Siding From An Old House The Safe Way

Removing Siding From An Old House The Safe Way

Dangers Safety is sometimes forgotten about when working on house projects. There are many dangers that are involved, including falling off roofs, respiratory problems from fiberglass and asbestos, and even different forms of mold. Asbestos removal is required to prevent future health problems but can be dangerous to remove. Asbestos can be found throughout an older home. It was used in shingles, siding, insulation, and even ceiling tiles. What Should Be Removed? If the ceiling tiles are in good shape it is best to leave them there. Asbestos is released…

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