Rodents, Chemicals, Asbestos Beware!

David suited up for the atticChances are, if you have recently had an Atlanta Home Inspection, you noticed the Atlanta Home Inspectors  wearing special white jumpsuits when entering attics, basements and crawlspaces.  Although the suits subtley remind us of astronaut gear, and they make the inspectors look quite sytlish-  it actually  is a protective outerwear. Tyvek® clad home inspectors are able to enter into areas where squirrels, oil, and perhaps toxic substances could be found.  Rodents, chemicals, asbestos beware!  The polyethylene fibers and random pattern bonding of the material make home inspectors invincible… sort of.  When suited up, the inspectors are resistant to water, chemicals, UV rays, and depending on the grade of suit, fire.

A DuPont researcher named Jim white, invented Tyvek® in 1955. However, it wasn’t until 10 years later that DuPont officially trademarked the product as Tyvek®. DuPont still manufactures the product today. The synthetic can be found in clothing, envelopes,tape, and home wrap – to name a few.  Builders install Tyvek®  as a moisture barrier. It also works to prevent air infiltration.

Keeping safe is just one of the many facets of being an Atlanta Home Inspector. They boldly enter where most men don’t dare to go (insert chuckle here), to keep home buyers and home sellers safe. It is always a good idea to have a home inspection in Atlanta or wherever you live, in order to protect your family and your investments.  Ask about special tests such as radon, air quality and pest control when buying a new home. Understading what a home inspection is and what the benefits are to you is an important piece of the real estate puzzle.

Do us a favor if you or someone you know is about to buy that perfect home, please recommend us to them. When you find your dream home, make sure that you get a thorough home inspection in Atlanta, GA from the home inspector Atlanta, GA, David Lelak of IHI Home Inspections, they serve Atlanta and all of North Georgia. Call us today at 404-788-2581 for a thorough home inspection in Atlanta. We won’t let you buy the money pit.  You can also schedule your Atlanta home inspection today online.  We create Peace of Mind One Atlanta home inspection at a time.  Be sure to check out all the other reasons other customers chose IHI Home Inspections at our original website. 


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