Topic: home safety

Video: Addressing Lead Paint Concerns

SANTA CLARA − Host, Sarah Rutan: If you discover that your home contains lead paint, you’ll need to take the appropriate steps to address it safely and effectively. Today we’re in Santa Clara with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Ilan Sigura of Sigura Pro…Read More

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Options for Addressing a Lead Paint Hazard

SANTA CLARA − Everyone knows lead paint represents a health hazard, but many homeowners are unsure of the specific circumstances under which it’s a concern. In general, if your home was built or painted before 1978 (when lead paint was officially banned),…Read More

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Video: Combating Mold in Your Home

SANTA ROSA – Host, Sarah Rutan: If you have a mold problem in your home, it’s important to know the proper way to deal with it, as well as common mistakes to avoid. Today we’re in Santa Rosa with Diamond Certified Expert…Read More

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Electrical Safety Inspection

SAN RAFAEL – A lot of homeowners take their electrical systems for granted, but due to the many potential safety hazards, you should have yours professionally inspected on a recurrent basis. A safety inspection will give your electrician a chance to…Read More

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Video: In-Home Electrical Safety

SAN RAFAEL – Host, Sarah Rutan: Many homeowners take their electrical systems for granted, but the reality is there are several safety aspects that need to be addressed. Today we’re in San Rafael with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Rory Ward of Rortech…Read More

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Video: Electrical Panel Safety

SAN MARTIN – Host, Sarah Rutan: If you live in an older home, your electric panel is probably outdated. Worse still, it may represent a safety hazard. Today we’re in San Martin with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Henry Acosta of California Power…Read More

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Electrical Panels That Threaten Safety

SAN MARTIN – If you live in an older home, some architectural or mechanical aspects of it are likely from a different era. However, one aspect of your home that should never be outdated is your electrical panel, as it can…Read More

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Video: Updating Your Smoke Detectors

OAKLAND − Host, Sarah Rutan: If your home still has old, battery-powered smoke detectors, you should consider replacing them with updated models. Today we’re in Oakland with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor David Lorber of Superior Builders & Remodelers to learn more. Diamond…Read More

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Smoke and CO Alarm Tips

OAKLAND − Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors may be easy to ignore, but they can also potentially save your life. Fortunately, there are new models that are simple to use and further improve home safety. One of the biggest advantages…Read More

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Video: Misconceptions about Mold & Asbestos

PLEASANTON − Host, Sarah Rutan: When it comes to dealing with mold and asbestos, many homeowners have false impressions about what’s safe and what isn’t. Today we’re in Pleasanton with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Rob Meyers of Environmental Remedies to learn more. Diamond…Read More

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