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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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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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Indoor Pool Air Quality is Often Hazerdous

Ever spent time at an indoor pool?  Many of us have experienced indoor pools while traveling to hotels with them or attending swim meets. Indoor pools provide a great way to break the winter blahs and get some good exercise. But is it truly a health way to exercise? In a recent travel trip to Michigan […]

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DIY Mold Removal- Hurts more than it helps!

I’m a hands on Do It Yourself (DIY) kinda guy so I get it. The truth is you might love a good DIY project yourself –  but not all DIY Projects will love you back. As my wife often tells me…. some jobs need to be left to the professionals. Good advice. When it comes […]

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Is Bad Air Quality “NORMAL” in Buildings?

Bad Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) impacts all of us..             At Volunteer Mold and Indoor Air Quality Services, are asked to address IAQ concerns in many types of commercial buildings. In the process, we find, many occupants have some type of health or comfort related concerns indoors due poor to air quality. […]

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Reasons our customers choose us.

We frequently ask our clients why they choose Volunteer Inspections to help them with their property inspection. They tell us that our “holistic approach” to understanding building issues serves them best.                   We call this “Diversity of Disciplines and Experience”.  Our inspectors have decades of building inspection […]

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East Tennessee Fires Creates Breathing Problems for Thousands.

I have noticed a lot of coughing going on in East Tennessee even as the smoke dies down from the recent devastating wild fires in the Gatlenburg and Pigeon Forge areas. Knoxville and the surrounding 100 miles or so has been blanked by residual haze and smoke. What’s in forest fire smoke? Forest fire smoke […]

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Bad Indoor Air Quality Sickens Employees

Research findings are clear. Indoor air quality is a huge factor in the health and well being of building occupants. The average American spends 60% to 90% of his or her time indoors and while a lot of attention has been given to the effects of outside pollution, the EPA estimates that indoor air contaminants […]

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Water Leaks Can Destroy Commercial Buildings

Water destroys buildings.  Often water leaks and moisture penetrations go unnoticed for years. We are experts in Commercial Building Inspections.  Having tackled Shopping Centers, Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities, Schools, Malls, Residential Dormitories, Surgical Centers and a multitude of other projects we understand our clients needs for fast service with quality reporting. We recently completed […]

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