3 Common Radon Mitigation Questions

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One of the most common questions about radon mitigation we get from our clients at Pine Breeze Mitigation after they see their elevated radon levels and learn they need a radon mitigation system is if it’s going to require a lot of maintenance. Fortunately, properly installed radon mitigation systems only require occasional maintenance and can … 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

How Are You Exposed To Radon?

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Although more and more people are starting to learn about radon, many people still haven’t heard of it. Have you heard of radon? If you have, it was likely during the sale or purchase of a home. If you haven’t, you’ll be surprised to find out that the health effects of radon can be devastating. … Read more

DIY Fixes to Reduce Radon

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While using a certified company to both tests for and mitigate the radon in your home is recommended, there are some simple DIY tips to reduce radon levels that don’t require a third party.  This article gives residents in Colorado the tools to reduce radon in their homes. Read on to learn about these helpful … 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

A Homeowner’s Guide To Radon

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Radon is a cancer-causing radioactive gas that has no smell, is invisible to the naked eye, and has no taste. It is considered one of the most life-threatening forms since it cannot be detected without proper testing. The Surgeon General and American Lung Association warn that radon gas has been proven the second-leading cause of … Read more

Are DIY Radon Mitigation Systems Effective?

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DIY Radon Mitigation Trend Spring is almost here and that’s normally the time of year when most people are working on improving their homes. In most cases, a DIY project to spruce up the home makes a massive difference when done right. DIY can be a wonderful opportunity to learn and connect with people that … Read more

So Your Home Has High Radon Levels. Now What?

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You’ve tested your home for radon as we keep urging you to, and, surprise! You discover your levels are dangerously high. Now what? First, relax: you’re not alone. One in 15 homes across the country tests positive for dangerous levels of radon, an invisible, odorless gas that causes lung cancer. Radon is a radioactive gas … 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