With the holidays right around the corner, fall is an ideal time to start thinking about home remodeling projects. Whether you’re looking for ways to update your older home or you’re thinking of placing your home on the market in the future, we offer a complete range of services. From masonry services and kitchen remodeling services to siding and window replacement, our remodeling contractors at The Construction Group are here to help.

Some of our favorite remodeling projects at The Construction Group involve transforming older homes with updates and renovations. There’s nothing quite as exciting as watching an older home get restored to its former glory whether it’s a charming Craftsman bungalow or a mid-century ranch home.

One of the benefits of working with an experienced home remodeling contractor is that we’re experienced with some of the hazards encountered when working in older homes. In this post, we’ll break down some of the main safety concerns when renovating an older home and talk about how we make your renovation project safer.

Common Dangers in Older Homes

We love older homes because they can be incredibly charming. However, today’s modern building codes weren’t around when most older homes were built, which means that behind those charming exteriors are a host of hazards. 

These are some of the most common hazards found when renovating an older home:

1.      Asbestos in tiles, shingles, and insulation

2.      Lead paint

3.      Old wiring

4.      Mold contamination

5.      Volatile organic compounds (VOC)

Safety and Home Renovation Services Contractors

One of the key benefits of working with a home renovation services contractor is their commitment to and experience with safe remodeling practices. We go into every job with a complete understanding of the safety risks and environmental hazards posed by old building materials that are no longer used. We are experienced at using best practices for safe removal of potentially hazardous materials and use the right safety equipment to minimize risk while conducting each project. 

Contact Our Twin Cities Home Carpentry Services

Although DIY home projects can look simple on home improvement TV shows, in reality, homeowners often end up in over their heads, especially when it comes to safety. Many environmental hazards found in old homes are difficult to detect without an experienced eye.

Contact The Construction Group to make sure your remodeling project is handled by experts. To get your free home carpentry services or remodeling quote, contact a remodeling contractor today at 651-731-5857 or contact us online today.