The Home Detective - established 1996

CONSTRUCTION
American Concrete Institute                                                                    
American Plywood Association                                                        
Cellulose Insulation Manufacturers Association                                              
Chinese Drywal (CPSC)                                                                    
Chinese Drywall                                                                                   
Concrete Foundations Association                                                
International Concrete Repair Association                                       
International Masonry Institute                                                                 
International Remodeling Contractors Association                             
Marble Institute of America                                                          

National Slate Association                                                              
Sealant, Waterproofing and Restoration Institute                                       
The Brick Industry Association                                                   
The Vinyl Siding Institute                                                                  


ELECTRIC
Federal Pacific “STAB LOK”                                                                          
GFCI’s- CPSC                                                                                             
 
EPA RELATED
EPA home page                                                                            

Asbestos- EPA                                                                             
EPA- Asthma                                                                                              
EPA- Bed bugs                                                                                      
EPA- Formaldehyde                                                                                    
EPA- Air duct cleaning                                                                                 
EPA- Carbon Monoxide                                                                

EPA- Indoor air quality                                                                           
EPA-Home Energy Upgrades                                                                  
EPA-Pesticides                                                                                  
EPA- Rodentcides                                                                                 
EPA- Underground Storage Tanks                                              

                                             
DECK ASSOCIATION and SAFETY
NADRA- North American Deck and Railing Association                     
Deck hardware and fasteners- Simpson StrongTie                               


GARAGE DOOR ASSOCIATION and SAFETY

DASMA                                                                                                   


HEALTH ASSOCIATIONS and SAFETY
American Lung Association                                                                       
Consumer Product Safety Commission                                                       
CPSC- Recalls                                                                                       
Center for Disease Control (CDC)                                                            
National Fire Safety Association                                                
National Institute of Building Sciences                                                   
National Safety Council                                                                        


HOME INSPECTION ASSOCIATIONS

ASHI- American Society of Home Inspectors                             

MAHI- Maryland Association of Home Inspectors                                               

VAREI- Virginia Association of Real Estate Inspectors                

                                                                                                 
LEAD
EPA- Lead                                                                                                


MOLD
EPA-Mold                                                                                   

CDC                                                                                                           

PLUMBING
Polybutylene                                                                               

Polybutylene repair                                                                                        
Polybutylene/copper re-plumbing                                                                  

WSSC- Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission                 

                       

RADON ASSOCIATION and SAFETY
NRSB- National Radon Safety Board                                                             

EPA-Radon                                                                                           

Radon News                                                                                           
Radon Map of Maryland                                                                     
Radon Map of Virginia                                                                       

                                               



www.concrete.org            
www.apawood.org      
www.cellulose.org               
www.cpsc.gov/en/Safety-Education/Safety-Education-Centers/Drywall-Information-C      
www.chinesedrywall.com/            
www.cfawalls.org           
www.icri.org            
www.imiweb.org              
www.nari.org          
www.marble-institute.com

www.slateassociation.org       
www.swrionline.org               
www.gobrick.com          

www.vinylsiding.org         



www.inspectapedia.com/fpe/FPE_StabLok_Summary.htm                 
www.cpsc.gov//PageFiles/118853/099.pdf                 
 

www.epa.gov

www.epa.gov/asbestos
www.mesotheliomaveterans.org                
www.epa.gov/asthma              
www.epa.gov/formaldehyde                
www.epa.gov/indoor-air-quality-iaq/should-you-have-air-ducts-your-home-ed               
www.epa.gov/indoor-air-quality-iaq/carbon-monoxides-impact-indoor-air-quality

www.epa.gov/indoor-air-quality-iaq           
www.epa.gov/indoor-air-quality-iaq/protocols-home-energy-upgrades             
www.epa.gov/pesticides          
www.epa.gov/rodenticides              
www.epa.gov/ust

                                             

www.nadra.org/             
www.strongtie.com/products/deckcenter                 



www.dasma.com                  



www.lung.org/lung-health-and-diseases/               
www.cpsc.gov/en/              
www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls                
www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/lead.htm            
www.nfpa.org             
www.nibs.org            
www.nsc.org          



www.homeinspector.org

www.mdahi.org/                         

www.varei.org

                                                                                                 

www.epa.gov/lead           



www.epa.gov/mold

www.cdc.gov/mold/faqs.htm#indoor                


www.polybutylene.com/

www.polybutylene.com/poly.html                   
www.friedmanplumbing.com/services/single-family-repipe/                  

www.wsscwater.com/home.html

                       


www.nrsb.org/consumers.asp                  

www.epa.gov/radon             

www.radonnews.org               
www.city-data.com/radon-zones/Maryland/Maryland.html               
www.epa.gov/radon/consumers-guide-radon-reduction-how-fix-your-home