Don’t let this happen to you!
Are you in the process of looking for a new home to rent or purchase? Before you put your health at stake, make sure the dwelling is not going to be toxic to your health. In this brief post, I’m going to provide you with my top tips to follow to avoid buying or renting a moldy home or apartment. Below is an example of what happens when a mold is concealed in a newly renovated home.
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Top tips to avoid buying or renting a mold filled home
Following these tips can significantly reduce your chances of buying or renting a moldy or toxic home:
9. Search through online tools to look for insurance claims in the last five years to see if there have been any water losses. It will also show what insurance paid.
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Cheryl Ciecko, AIA, ALA, LEED AP, is a licensed architect who helps homeowners and building professionals create safe homes through online education to prevent mold, water damage, and poor indoor air quality. You can find her video masterclasses, online programs, and education subscription options at https://avoidingmold.com/education .
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The information contained in this presentation is for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, prescribe, treat, or cure any disease, ailment or injury to the body. It is not medical advice. FDA regulations prohibit the use of medical claims in conjunction with the sale of any product not approved by the FDA. Statements made herein have not been evaluated by the FDA.
Any products, techniques, and/or personal usage tips referred to are not suggested as a replacement for proper treatment from a licensed health care professional. I am not a licensed health care professional and the decision to use or not to use any of this information is the sole responsibility of the listener and/or reader. Everyone is an individual with different body types, different blood types, different body chemistries, and it is important to remember that what works for one person may not work for another person.