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Chinese Drywall

The use of Chinese-manufactured drywall in the construction of residential and commercial properties is a growing problem, especially across the Southeastern United States.
  Regardless of its source, contamination of some sort is damaging property and health in the southern U.S. Homes affected by this contamination can suffer serious damage to the metal parts of appliances and piping and lead, potentially leading to considerable health issues.
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Asbestos - Part 2

In the previous blog, we observed general risks of asbestos exposure, as well as different products that contain asbestos. Let’s look now at the places where asbestos can be found in our own homes. Next, we will present the steps that should be followed if you find yourself in a dangerous exposure situation.
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We’ve heard so much about the danger of asbestos exposure. Here are a few facts that may either calm us, or help us realize the danger we are in. Asbestos is a group of minerals with thin microscopic fibers.
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Attached Garage Fire Hazards

The purpose of this article is twofold. First, it is important to take measures to keep your garage free from fire. Some of the ways in which this can be done are described below. Secondly, garage fires do happen, and we’d like you to make sure that a fire cannot easily spread to the rest of your house. While you can perform many of the recommendations in this article yourself, it is a good idea to hire a home inspector to make sure your home is safe from a garage fire.
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10 Easy Ways to Save Money & Energy in Your Home

Most people don’t know how easy it is to make their homes run on less energy. Drastic reductions in heating, cooling and electricity costs can be accomplished through very simple changes, most of which homeowners can do themselves. Of course, for homeowners who want to take advantage of the most up-to-date knowledge and systems in home energy efficiency, InterNACHI energy auditors can perform in-depth testing to find the best energy solutions for your particular home.
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