ROYAL RENOVATION Finding asbestos containing materials in your house or place of business can be frustrating. But don’t feel like you’re alone. Even royalty has to deal with asbestos from time to time! Prince William and Kate are moving into a new palace home and have apparently had to remove large quantities of asbestos-containing materials. Asbestos can be found in many common building materials including vinyl flooring, roofing materials, and textured paint instal... Read More
Posted by Larkin Myers at Nov 16
HOPE HOUSE Hope House, a nonprofit daycare in midtown Memphis, is sporting a bright new look.  Their mission is serving preschool-age children infected or affected by HIV/AIDS and poverty.  The facility, comprised of three century-old homes, is located on Idlewild Street between Union and Madison Avenues.  As is common with older buildings, Hope House was in need of some good old TLC. The rooms needed repainting, the exterior walls needed siding, and the original woodwork a... Read More
Posted by Larkin Myers at Nov 11
WOLF RIVER BROWNFIELDS UPDATE Applications for a grant-funded Phase I Assessment are still being accepted by the Wolf River Brownfield Council.  The Shelby County Brownfields Council will meet again on Thursday, November 10th at 5:30 p.m. According to the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, brownfields are “abandoned or underutilized properties, including but not limited to industrial and commercial facilities, where redevelopment or expansion may be complicat... Read More
Posted by Larkin Myers at Nov 2