09/03/2013 11:56 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Tips On Making Sure Your New Home Is A Green Space, From Alexandra Zissu (VIDEO)

When you're looking for a green space to live in, there are a number of things you need to take into account. Green Living Expert & Author Alexandra Zissu told me that lead paint still poses a huge threat when she joined me on Mondays With Marlo. Before renting or buying a home, ask for a lead disclosure form. If you do choose to live in that home, you may need to encapsulate the lead paint or replace your windows. You should also make sure that there is no radon in the basement and no asbestos present in the house. Check for mold, amd make sure that the windows operate, because ventilation is extremely important.

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