Is There Radon In My Granite Countertops?

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Natural granite’s beauty lies in its vast array of colors and patterns, created from the presence of elements and minerals in the rock.  Although granite countertops draw their beauty from the natural world, can they also contain naturally occurring radioactive elements? Elements, such as uranium and radium, break down over time and emit radon gas.  … Read more

Does Radon Stay In The Basement?

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Is there Radon Gas in your Colorado home? Did you test your home for radon and find elevated concentration levels of this radioactive gas inside your home?  Maybe this is the first you’re hearing of radon, you might be wondering why you even need to worry about radon in the first place. Or maybe you’re … Read more

Does A Radon System Reduce Humidity

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Long story short, yes! Though radon mitigation systems are designed to effectively reduce in-home radon levels, there is a great byproduct of mitigation radon. One of the primary byproducts of a radon mitigation system is its ability to reduce moisture in your basement and/or overall humidity throughout your home. Radon systems help to reduce the … Read more

9 Myths About Radon

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Radon is an invisible gas formed in the Earth’s crust. It surrounds every one of us as part of the air we breathe. The rocks and soil beneath our homes contain traces of uranium. Over time, the uranium breaks down and forms other elements. This is called radioactive decay. Radon is one link in the … Read more

Radon Myths Debunked

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Many people lack awareness of what radon is, how it can enter our homes and how to mitigate the threat. And it’s not just homeowners who have faulty information about this dangerous gas found in our soil – builders, contractors, realtors, and others also hold problematic misconceptions. Our radon mitigation experts are here to clear … Read more