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Older Homes Have Character, But Can be Full of Hazards
If you’ve ever seen an episode of “This Old House” or binge-watched HGTV on demand, you probably have your eye on an older home. After all, they’re often charming, well constructed, architecturally intriguing -- and not hard to find.
In fact, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the median age of homes in this country is 40 years, and roughly 80 percent of buildings in the United States were built before 1978.