exposure to mold

Performance Property Real Estate Question

3 Home Health Dangers In Older Homes

Q: My boyfriend and I have been trying to buy a home for a while. We found one in our price range, but it has mold, do you think that is a big deal. Shannon, Linden, NJ A: Exposure to mold can cause a variety of negative health effects particularly for people with respiratory problems and for people who are immuno-compromised. Here are 3 home health dangers to watch out for particularly in older homes: 1. Mold is the biggest risk in homes where humidity exists. You can use a dehumidifier to reduce moisture and mold within a home. I suggest you require the owner of the home you want to buy to ameliorate the mold issue before you buy. […]

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