Whenever there is a change in circumstances which impacts the child's welfare/best interests, it is grounds to seek modification of the current custody orders. Given that the children are teenagers it is possible for them to address the court as to their father's living conditions and state their wishes as to visitation. The court has discretion to condition further visitation if he does not fix the problems of his home. From the information you have provided, I don't see why you would be denied a modification hearing.
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