Before starting your bathroom remodel or conversion project you should understand and address the various air quality factors that can arise during construction.
Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, and tasteless gas. It results from incomplete oxidation of carbon in combustion.
Standing water and wet materials are a breeding ground for microorganisms, such as viruses, bacteria, and mold. Failure to remove contaminated materials and to reduce moisture and humidity can present serious long-term health risks.
If too little outdoor air enters a home, pollutants can sometimes accumulate to levels that can pose health and comfort problems. Likewise, one approach to lowering the concentrations of indoor air pollutants in your home is to increase the amount of outdoor air coming in.
Before starting your kitchen remodel or conversion project you should understand and address the various air quality factors that can arise during construction.
Molds are an essential part of the natural environment. The key to keeping mold in check is moisture control.
Once a common element in a wide range of building materials, asbestos is now known to be a serious health risk. Before you start a serious remodel on an older home, study these facts from the Environmental Protection Agency and the American Lung Association.
Asbestos is a serious health risk—and it may be in your home. Educate yourself with this helpful asbestos fact sheet from the Environmental Protection Agency.