If your home was built prior to 1970, chances are asbestos was used as part of the structural material. Because it is now known that asbestos is a toxic substance, many home owners seek to have it removed -- which involves demolishing the area. This is especially true if the walls of your property have begun flaking and peeling, or if you plan on remodeling. Any disturbance of your property's structure will release asbestos into the air.
Have you just bought your first home, and it's also your first gas-powered home? Using gas is a lot different from using electricity to cook and heat the house, with the main difference being that gas can leak. If you smell gas, you have to treat that as an emergency. The procedure you have to use changes a bit, however, compared to what you'd do as a renter. Call Your Utility Company First
Water that is truly clean and pure will have no color, flavor, odor, or any other distinguishable feature. If the water in your home has any odor, color or unusual flavor to it, that's often a sign that there's some form of contamination in it. Even water that looks perfectly clear may need to be filtered to eliminate other contaminants. Here are a few common problems you might experience with your home's water and some tips to deal with them.
Concrete projects can still be done even when the days are colder. However, if you plan to undertake such a project, you'll need to make sure you do the following so that the project can go well and you aren't disappointed by the results. Check the Warmth of the Ground The only thing that may delay you from moving forward with a concrete project once temperatures drop is brittle, frozen soil.
Condensation is a huge problem in commercial buildings, especially metal buildings. Moisture from warm, perspiring bodies as well as hot equipment can combine with problems with the building or ventilation system, causing a sheet of condensation to form everywhere. Not only is condensation uncomfortable for your employees, it can cause unsafe working conditions. A slick floor surface, for example, can cause someone to slip and fall. Condensation can cause a host of other problems too.