Living through a major home remodel can turn anyone’s life topsy-turvy, but when you suffer from asthma, it can become a hazard to your health. That’s why it’s important to hire a contractor who knows how to minimize indoor air pollution during a home remodel, according to the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI). Dust, debris and fumes from demolition and construction can wreak havoc on your eyes, nose and skin. A skilled remodeler will know what steps to take to minimize pollutants infiltrating the other living spaces of the home.
John Martin, owner of Straight and Level Construction Co. in Austin, Texas, recently won a regional Contractor of the Year Award for a residential remodel for a family with three asthmatic children. The scope of the project included a second-story addition, a first-floor addition and kitchen remodel.
Ensuring healthy indoor air quality during a remodel
Written By: Kathy Price-Robinson - Oct• 22•09