Why Do Radon Levels Fluctuate?

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Radon levels are constantly changing – hourly, daily, and seasonal fluctuations are all common. If you have tested multiple times and received back differing results, don’t be too alarmed – this is common! There are many different factors contributing to radon levels, but essentially, changes in the air pressure inside and outside your home affect … Read more

Can I Test For Radon Myself?

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Radon is a radioactive gas produced by the decay of elements like uranium. Radon is found in soil, rocks, and groundwater, and when released outside, it dissipates safely in the air. When released inside your home from the rocks and dirt beneath your home, it can build to dangerous levels, harming your health. Radon is … Read more

What Should I Do If My Basement Floor Drain Is Backing Up?

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There are many causes of basement drain backups and some can be resolved through simple ways while some require intricate professional intervention. The causes of backups vary and range from washtub basin issues to problems emanating from plumbing fixtures. They can be a nuisance hence necessitating immediate attention before they escalate and spiral out of … Read more

What is a Radon Test?

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Radon is a gas that when exposed to high levels may lead to harmful effects such as lung cancer. The gas is colorless and odorless therefore detecting its presence is difficult. Radon is radioactive and is a result of the decaying process of uranium. Exposure is inevitable in low levels because it is present in … Read more