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Termite Proof Your House Using Subfloor Ventilation

How Subfloor Ventilation Can Prevent Termite Infestation

Ever gone through drastic measures just to get rid of a termite infestation only to find out that a handful survived and are likely to make the situation worse? Did you know that termites thrive in damp dark places? You may be thinking that you don’t have such areas in your home, but what about your subfloor? Your subfloor could be the source of all your woes because it is dark, and damp, especially if you do not have a form of ventilation to aerate the place. So instead of dealing with getting rid of them, you should deal with ensuring that there is no warm, dark and moist place for them to form a habitat.

How Subfloor Ventilation Works

Subfloor ventilation involves supplying clean air to the subfloor while sucking out stale moist air. A poor version of this type of ventilation … Read the rest

Safety Measures Used In Asbestos Removal

Many of the structures that were put up before the nineties contained asbestos. At that time, asbestos was a popular construction material. This is because it is a strong material that is fire resistant. It was used as insulation in wood heaters, on electric motor boards and on vinyl floor tiles. Asbestos was also popular in corrugated or flat roof and wall sheeting.

Once it was discovered that damaged asbestos is harmful to health, it was no longer used and it became important to get rid of it. If your house was built before the nineties, you will need a professional to carry out asbestos removal from the roof.

Is There Safe Asbestos?

There are mainly two forms of asbestos, the non friable asbestos and the friable asbestos. Non friable asbestos has its asbestos fibers bonded with another material such as cement or vinyl. It contains a percentage of asbestos … Read the rest