What Makes A Home A "Healthy Home" And Why Do I care?

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What Makes A Home A "Healthy Home" And Why Do I care?

Be mindful of these potential health hazards to keep your family healthy and know that inspectors will be testing for these things when you go to buy or sell a house. Test your basic knowledge and take this fun quiz in Part 1 of "What makes a home healthy? " For more info go to www. Ctgreenrealestate. Com.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Radon enters the home through
    • A. 

      Cracks in walls & floors

    • B. 

      Water supply

    • C. 

      Both a & b

  • 2. 
    Carbon Monoxide in the home comes from
    • A. 

      Fuel burning appliances

    • B. 

      Automobile exhaust

    • C. 

      Both a & b

  • 3. 
    If I find asbestos in my home, I should  
    • A. 

      Leave it alone if its a small area

    • B. 

      Leave it alone if not torn and intact

    • C. 

      Both a & b

  • 4. 
    Homes built after this year will not have lead paint.
    • A. 

      1941

    • B. 

      1978

    • C. 

      1995

  • 5. 
    If I find mold in my house the first thing I should do is
    • A. 

      Find out where the moisture is that caused the problem

    • B. 

      Scrub it with bleach

    • C. 

      Call a licensed remediator

  • 6. 
    In CT at what level of radon is it recommended that a remediation system be installed?
    • A. 

      2.0 pCi/L

    • B. 

      4.0 pCi/L

    • C. 

      10 pCi/L

  • 7. 
    What do I do if there is an undergound oil tank in my yard or in the house I am considering purchasing?
    • A. 

      Remove it

    • B. 

      Test the soil around it to make sure it is not contaminated

    • C. 

      Both a & b

  • 8. 
    What substances might appear in my well water that definitely need to be addressed?
    • A. 

      Hydrogen sulfide

    • B. 

      Ecoli

    • C. 

      Both a & b

  • 9. 
    Mercury can be found in
    • A. 

      Low VOC paint

    • B. 

      CFL lightbulbs

    • C. 

      Wooden furniture

  • 10. 
    If I have city water there is no way that the water coming into my house has lead in it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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