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How to: Avoid Buying Dope Property in Tennessee

How to Avoid buying Dope Property in Tennessee First, ask your realtor, if there are any required disclosures for homes known to house illegal drug manufacturing, sales or use. You’re likely to get a blank look and maybe the question, “Why would you ask that?”  The reason for asking is the same reason you would […]

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The Dope Home Nightmare

The “Dope Home” Nightmare A “meth home” is commonly thought to be a building were meth has been manufactured. However, it can be defined more liberally as, a place where meth has been used or where chemicals and wastes have been discarded or stored. All such activity contaminates the buildings and will likely impact the […]

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Causes and Sources of Mold Growth

Underlying Causes of Mold Mold is everywhere. The issues facing us as home and business owners, is when mold reaches a point that it becomes a risk to health. Mold thrives in moist / warm conditions. Add these conditions to a suitable food source, mold can spread very quickly, often in unseen places. Mold thrives […]

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Why are women 60 to 80% more likely to get ill from Enviormental Exposure?

Women are much more likely to become sick due to environmentally acquired illnesses than men. Though this is a widely accepted fact in the medical community, there isn’t a clear reason as to why. There have been a number of factors which have been hypothesized through studies and doctors’ experiences. As a society, we are […]

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Does your Crawl Space Smell Like Cat Pee?

We frequently get calls from clients, who have sometimes spent thousands of dollars on crawl space encapsulation systems and from folks with typical plastic vapor barriers, complaining of a strong urine odor down below and in their homes. Some inspectors have told me that its the plastics used or a family feline. I have found […]

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Are we poisoning ourselves with products?

New Year – Better Health. Perhaps the better question is: Why are we using products in our homes and bodies that have known toxicity? Recently I have been reading a great deal about common products we find in our homes and the epidemic of immune diseases and chemical sensitivities that many of us suffer from. […]

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Is your Indoor Air a Cloud of Pollution?

The air in our buildings are often 2 to 5 times more toxic than outdoor air. We often overlook indoor air quality when we consider the factors that influence our health and our wellbeing. You spend approximately half of your life at home, so it’s important to make sure you aren’t spending your time sitting […]

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Accidental Exposure to “Spice” creates hazards for First Responders

Cops on ‘Spice’ Raids Getting High by Accident None By Margaret Farley Steele Thursday, November 30, 2017 THURSDAY, Nov. 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Police and federal agents cracking down on the makers of “designer drugs” like Spice are getting high from the mind-altering substances themselves, a new U.S. government report shows. After one raid, […]

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Suffering from Mold Illness? You may be genetically predisposed.

Found this great article that I think my clients will find important. We have long known that about 25% of us are highly sensitive to mold exposure in even low dosages. There may be help for those who suffer. Cheryl Ciecko writes about: Genetic Testing for Mold Sensitivity- looking for the HLA-Dr Gene. This article […]

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Is Mold Growth or Damage Covered by Insurance?

Is mold covered by my Homeowners (HO) or Business Owners (BO) Insurance? If you have discovered mold growths in your home you might ask the above question. Some of my clients assume that the insurance policy they have been paying for years will have their back. However, the truth, can be a disappointment for many. […]

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