Many people do offshore racing for years without being fully aware of the health risks attached to them. Plenty of older homes still contain toxic insulation and toxic paint that has been banned since, but people that remodel these homes may become exposed to these toxins over the course of the remodeling process. People that do this professionally are often aware of these sorts of hazards, and they will typically go out of their way to protect themselves when they’re actually on the job. People that are just DIY enthusiasts may not take the necessary precautions, and they may not even know what the necessary precautions are in the first place. We’re here to help them get to that point so they can model their homes safely and effectively.
On this website, you will find all sorts of information related to the health risks of certain common substances found in many homes. There are sections related to the health risks of paint, insulation, various types of furniture, drywall, and lots of other parts of any given house. Different substances have been banned at different times, so we’ll help you make some estimations about the indoor air pollution levels in your house based on when your house was constructed and based on when your house was most recently remodeled. We’ll also give you some links to various home testing kits that will allow you to confirm the presence or absence of certain substances, which could put your mind at ease and could convince you to take the right precautions, depending on the situation.
Many of our contributors have backgrounds in medicine. A number of them also have backgrounds in environmental science and policy, so they’ll have a sense of the environmental regulations related to different homes at different times. Our contributors will all include links to various studies. The people reading our website can rest assured that we’re communicating to them from an informed perspective. There are plenty of people online that are trying to spread a lot of alarmist messages related to indoor air pollution and environmental problems in general. Our goal is simply to educate the public about the very real dangers that are out there, but we will also include information on the misconceptions related to some of these very same dangers. We’re interested in spreading the truth, not making people too frightened to live in their homes, let alone work on them.
It is possible to remodel an older home safely. Doing something as simple as wearing a mask, changing one’s clothes after working on the house, or working in a well-ventilated area could make all the difference for someone trying to do extensive home repairs. A lot of people don’t do these things because they underestimate the efficacy of these measures, but they shouldn’t. A few safety precautions can go a long way for anyone. Offshore Racing shouldn’t have to be dangerous for anyone, and it won’t be for people that simply keep a few safety measures in mind.