Enjoy the last glories of summer sun, as news has surfaced that the Farmer's Almanac is predicting a bitterly cold and stormy winter. Even this early, there are steps you can take to protect your home from the ravages of winter.
1. Have your home tested for mold and other toxins.
Before buying a home or apartment, ordering a home inspection to detect any leaks, structural issues, and other problems is a no-brainer. But often times, it’s not enough. While an inspector will check hundreds of common items, there may be other issues percolating that are not covered by a standard home inspection.
Checking for mold, lead, asbestos, indoor air quality, radon, and poor water quality are generally not included in a home inspection. Those hazards can be extremely harmful to you and your family, causing lifelong health problems. To detect them,.