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Home flooding tips/Inspection Atlanta/Mold awareness. - 09/29/09 07:03 PM
One of the first things you should do when your home has been flooded is to open windows to allow air circulation.If electrical service has been restored. When a home has been flooded for a sort time. IN Atlanta where homes were under water for several days,Sheetrock,flooring,and framing studs. However, homes that haven't been flooded for a long time,the main concern will be removal of the drywall and primary concern will be remove the insulatiing material from the walls which needs done as soon as possible.Fiberglass insulation holds water for a verylong time.Wall might appear dry from a outward appearance have beenopen (0 comments)
Plywood or OSB Which is Best. - 09/29/09 05:51 PM
Atlanta Inspection Service www.findmeaninspector.com Oriented stand board (OSB) and plywood are wood structural panels made by compressing and gluing pieces of wood together. While OSB and plywood appear similar and are generally interchangeable, the different ways that each material is manufactured contribute to each having its own unique strengths and weaknesses What are they, and how are they made? OSB is manufactured from heat-cured adhesives and rectangularly shaped wood strands that are arranged in cross-oriented layers. Produced in large, continuous mats, OSB is a solid-panel product of consistent quality with few voids or gaps. The finished product is an engineered wood panel (0 comments)
Atlanta Home Owners Without Flood Insurance. - 09/26/09 03:12 PM
Many Atlanta home owner's are faced with a catastrophic event with the recent flooding. So many live in areas they thought that no way could their home be flooded. There were homes located up to several miles from small creaks and rivers.........and still their home was damge. The sad part is alot of them have no insurance to repalce the damage. There are alot of thing that should be done in a timely manner such as removing wet dry wall, Set up lots of fans for drying in between wall. Mold growth can take over at a rapid pace.The longer you (1 comments)
Flood Areas In Atlanta: Homeowner Safety Tips - 09/21/09 06:24 PM
Safety precautions for when a flood has hit your home. Inland flooding usually occurs during or after a heavy, slow-moving rain storm.If your home has suffered a flood, not only can there be structural or electrical damage, there's often a massive cleanup job to tackle.Safety precautions you can take and the risks involved in floodwater.Flooding can cause the disruption of water purification and sewage disposal systems, overflowing of toxic waste sites, and dislodgement of chemicals previously stored above ground. This can be hazardous to your health, so it'important to guard against exposure by wearing protective clothing. While different chemicals cause different (1 comments)
Home Fire safety! Every Home needs an Escape Plan. - 09/18/09 05:37 PM
Three hundred ninety-nine thousand home fires were reported in the United States in 2007,according to the (NFPA's) recently released Home Structure Fires report. The category of homes includes one- and two-family dwellings and apartments. On average, eight people die in home fires every day in the United States - a total of 2,865 deaths. Home fires accounted for 84 percent of all civilian fire deaths and resulted in 13,600 injuries. Direct property damage was estimated at $7.4 billion The report further breaks down causes and circumstances of home fires reported during the four year period of 2003-2006 Highlights include: Roughly one in three (1 comments)
Inspections/How do I know if termites exit in my home? - 09/16/09 07:30 PM
Accurate Home Inspection of Atlanta www.findmeaninspector.com Every year, termites invade millions of homes, causing billions of dollars in damage. They primarily feed on wood, but will consume practically any wood product, from furniture to books, even the insulation in your walls. The startling fact is, termites do more damage to homes than fires and storms combined.Termites are cryptic social insects that play a very speical role in the ecosystems.Currently,there are more than 2,600 identified termite species in 281 genra worldwide.However, only 183 species are known to damage buildings. The subterranean termite found commomly in the southeast range from 1.5 billion (0 comments)
Real Estate Blog-Manabloc Plumbing System Could be In your Home. - 09/08/09 07:28 PM
Accurate Home inspections of Atlanta Georgiacan provide you with a level of accountability, professionalism by a qualified building codes inspector knowledgeable of CABO codes that govern home building industry,and serves east atlanta,west atlanta,south atlanta.It simply doesn't make sense to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars for a new or existing home without a professional inspection.Board Certified Master Inspector.The Master Inspector Certification Board, Inc. is not a trade association or not a membership level.It is a board test dedicated to testing and promoting compentant inspectors with excellence in the inspection industry. HQS Certified for section 8,Hud,Bank foreclosure, Georgia Home onwership 09 program. Lead insurance testing,radon,mold,asbestos. "Commitment to Performance" "There (1 comments)
Mold In Homes. - 09/06/09 01:52 PM
Accurate Home Inspection of Atlanta www.findmeaninspector.com The study of air-water mixtures is called psychrometric. The relationship between air temperature, moisture content, and humidity has been codified in a diagram called the psychrometric chart that is indispensable for understanding condensation. Among other things, it indicates the dew point temperature of any air-water vapor mixture.Molds are part of the natural environment and are present everywhere.People with allergies are sensitive to mold and that in sensitive individuals mold can lead to respiratory diseases. To grow, or to establish itself, mold requires at least four elements: mold spores, organic matter (like wood, paper, and drywall), (0 comments)
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