Tag Archives: Building-biologist

Checklist for “second-hand” homes

Checklist for used homes

be carefull with second-hand-homes

Young families often have too little capital to build a new home. Alternatively, see the potential homeowners to the market for second-hand houses or apartments. In the assessment of “used” caution is advised. It may occur many problems that are not recognized at first sight by the laity.
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Do humidity measurement before moving into a new house

black spots on the wall

mold colonization on the wall

A case from practice shows, what  problems could occur, when a family moves into a not yet sufficiently dry house. The property was given free by the developer after a construction period of six months. Floor coverings were laid and baseboards attached. Furniture and moving box stood in the rooms. A few weeks after moving in, the residents discovered black spots on the walls and partially moldy furniture.
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