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Stucco Ceiling of the 1970s: Testing and Safe Asbestos Removal

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Introduction In the 1970s, stucco ceilings, also known as popcorn ceilings or acoustic ceilings, were a popular choice for many homes and commercial spaces. This textured ceiling finish was not only fashionable but also provided acoustic benefits by reducing noise levels. However, what was once a trendy design element now poses a potential health hazard. Many stucco ceilings from that …

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Asbestos Testing: Safeguarding Your Health During Renovations in Older Properties

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Renovating an older home can be an exciting endeavour, offering the opportunity to breathe new life into a cherished property. However, before you embark on any remodelling project, it is crucial to be aware of the potential risks associated with asbestos, a hazardous material commonly found in older buildings. While asbestos poses a health threat when disturbed, it can be …

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Caution When Purchasing a “Fully Renovated” Home

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In our industry, we deal first hand with many real estate listings that have the headline “completely renovated from top to bottom”. When you’re dealing with a home that is of some age and has gone through a major renovation you need to ask the following questions: Were structural alterations done on this property? Were the necessary permits pulled. Were …