Is Your Chimney a Hazard?

Is Your Chimney a Hazard?

Back to Healthy Homes for Healthy Humans If you look at all the houses in the Upper Peninsula, you’ll see a lot of variation. But one thing that is common to almost every house in the U.P. (especially the historic homes) is a chimney. Most fireplaces today lie empty,...
Choosing the Right Home Inspector

Choosing the Right Home Inspector

Buying a home? It’s probably the most expensive purchase you’ll ever make. This is no time to shop for a cheap inspection. The cost of a home inspection is very small relative to the value of the home being inspected. The additional cost of hiring an...
Bathroom Fans: Do They Cause Mold?

Bathroom Fans: Do They Cause Mold?

Back to Healthy Homes for Healthy Humans Bathroom ventilation is important for maintaining clean indoor air and preventing mold growth. Bathroom ventilation systems are designed to exhaust odors and moist air to the home’s exterior, rather than letting damp,...
The Truth About Pre-listing Inspections

The Truth About Pre-listing Inspections

If you’re getting ready to put your home on the market, chances are you’ve at least thought about getting a pre-listing inspection. But if your buyers are going to have an inspection done anyway, is there any point?The truth is, pre-listing inspections can be a...
Carpet Mold: A Hidden Hazard

Carpet Mold: A Hidden Hazard

Back to Healthy Homes for Healthy Humans Nobody wants mold, especially not in their house. We’ve all heard of how mold (especially black mold) is dangerous to breathe in, and can even cause asthma attacks. So if there was mold hiding in your living space,...