BACK REAL ESTATE TERMS AND HEALTH ISSUES
ANDREW ALBERTI JR .. BROKER
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As real estate has evolved, new and unfamiliar terms may need explanation. If you don't see your question here or need further help,
WHATS NEW Real estate terms
As technology and necessity introduce new methods of construction, new materials and innovative heating and cooling systems into our modern society, so too we are experiencing
new and unique effects from their introduction.
In some cases older construction created todays situations that need to be dealt with. An example is LEAD inside your home. Another is the previously unknown existence of RADON GAS in some homes.
Most recently the serious effects of MOLD in housing has come to the fore. These airborne particles proliferate in moisture such as water leaks in walls, constant condensation and moisture. This can be very damaging to your health. The symptoms such as breathing problems, fatigue and others can seem to be from other diseases. Not all mold is bad, we think, but play it safe and do something about it.
If you are having a mold or fugus problem, consider this. Farmers used to pait their barns with red oxide paint because it kills mold and fungus. It is available in stores and you should ask your dealer how to apply it.