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

6 New Construction Mitigation Techniques

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Are you finally building your dream house or getting that addition to your house you’ve always wanted and wondering how to address a radon issue? New construction radon mitigation details add a valuable safety factor that will save homeowners time, aggravation, money- and their lives! Radioactive radon gas emanates naturally from soil and rocks. It … 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

Does My Radon Mitigation System Need Maintenance?

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Homeowners living within areas containing radon, oftentimes ask what the maintenance requirements are for their radon mitigation system. Concerns with maintaining your radon mitigation system are understandably high on the list of priorities when it comes to protecting yourself, your family, and your time!  How Does a Radon Mitigation System Work? The majority of radon … 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

Is There A Cure For Radon Poisoning?

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Symptoms of radon poisoning do not present themselves immediately. It can take years of exposure to this dangerous gas before you experience symptoms, but serious health issues may have already developed. Read on for more information about radon exposure, the associated health risks, and how you can protect your home and health. How Do People … Read more