April 20th, 2013

HOW DO WE KNOW THAT HOUSE I AM GOING TO BUY IS USED TO GROW MARIJUANA?


Growing marijuana has become a problem in rural and urban neighborhoods across the BC.

When it comes time to purchase a house, there are some tell-tale signs to look for that may indicate the house was used to produce illegal substanc­es.
Some signs that a house has been used to grow marijuana include:

 

  • Unusual number of recepta­cles added in rooms,
  • Circular stains on carpets or concrete floor,
  • Mould growth on floors, walls, ceilings, etc.
  • Recently painted foundation walls and floors,
  • Patching in the foundation,
  • Signs of nail holes in the ceiling,
  • Patching in the ground at the exterior around the main electrical service
  • Patching in the floors between levels in the home where venti­lation ducting was run.

April 15th, 2011

INDOOR AIR QUALITY (IAQ)


Did you know that poor indoor air quality (IAQ) in the home can affect the health of the occupants?

Excessive moisture, mold, pets, lifestyle, chemical contaminants and carbon monoxide can cause indoor air quality problems.