Some common problems found in Ontario homes is asbestos. It has been and continues to be a big problem in homes because of the health risks associated with it. Knowing what is asbestos may save your life as it should not be touched or disturbed unless by a professional asbestos remover. So many people don’t know what asbestos looks like, or what they should do if they have asbestos in their homes.
Another common problem is vermiculite insulation. It can also pose health risks and it’s also good to know what is vermiculite insulation. Vermiculite insulation may contain asbestos and breathing in of asbestos fibers can cause scarring to the lungs which can make it extremely difficult to breathe, and can even cause lung cancer.
Watch this episode with real estate agent Joe Terceira and home inspector Allan Spisak of Aciss Home Inspections where Allan explains what is asbestos, what is vermiculite insulation, and more on Real Estate 101
If you’re buying a home in Ontario and need a home inspector, contact Allan Spisak of ACISS Home Inspections.
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