3 Property Checks To Ensure A Healthy Home

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Do you know why you should get your property checked routinely? Do you know what property checks are required?

Every property is prone to severe problems due to the polluted environment and uncontrolled wildlife. Routine checks are advisable to ensure that these problems are taken care of before they get out of hands and affect your loved ones’ health. It may seem like an unnecessary expense, but it is crucial that you opt for it because precaution is always better than cure.

Necessary Routine Checks

The following are some essential property checks that will ensure a healthy home:

Asbestos testing

Properties built before the year 1990 contain asbestos in large quantities, and old materials from these properties are often used in the new infrastructure, which makes even these properties to fall in that list. Materials that may contain asbestos are as follows:

  • Cement sheeting
  • Corrugated roofing
  • The water of flue pipes
  • Roof shingles
  • Vinyl floor tiles
  • Imitation brick cladding
  • Textured paint

And many others.

Many reasons why asbestos is injurious to the health of your loved ones are as follows:

  • When inhaled, it can lead to lung cancer and asbestosis
  • Pleural effusion
  • Pleural plaques
  • Rounded atelectasis
  • Malignant mesothelioma

If you have any concerns regarding your property, immediately contact a professional service to ensure its quick removal.

Radon testing

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas which forms due to the breakdown of radioactive elements; explaining why its exposure is dangerous for your health. The gas gets accumulated in buildings and properties; putting all residents and visitors at severe risk. Radon is found in soil and igneous rocks, but can move into the air, surface water and underground water. The following are the adverse effects of radon exposure:

  • Lung cancer
  • Chest pain
  • Coughing up blood
  • Wheezing
  • Frequent infections like bronchitis and pneumonia

And many others.

Many agencies can be hired to carry out a routine radon test in your house. It is important that you consider this because prolonged exposure to radon has serious consequences.

Pest control

If the openings (doors, windows, vents or wall passages) of your property are not sealed tightly, then pests can enter your place very easily. The following is a list of pests that can enter or have already made a home inside the perimeter of your house:

  • Bedbugs
  • Cockroaches
  • Termites
  • Rodents
  • Flies
  • Fleas
  • Mosquitoes
  • Spiders

And many others.

Aren’t you already freaked out? Well, you should be!

Apart from hampering up the beauty of your place, these pests have the following harmful effects:

  • Contaminate every nook and corner of your house because apparently, they aren’t tidy or healthy
  • Diseases like salmonella, meningitis, asthma, anaphylaxis and bubonic plague, etcetera
  • Allergies and infections
  • Stress and anxiety because bed bugs won’t let you sleep

There are numerous problems that a pest can cause, so beware! If you notice any of the pests mentioned above, then call a professional pest removal company right away!

Protect your property! Protect your loved ones! Protect yourself! Get your property checked right now!

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