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Indoor Air Pollution

Many of us think of the outdoors when we hear the phrase “air pollution.” Although air pollution is present outside, it can get even worse inside our homes since the pollutants get trapped within the walls. Whichever chemicals and substances are lurking in your home, you are inhaling everyday. There...

Gases to be Aware of in Your Home

There are multiple gases that we need to be aware of in order to protect our homes. Radon is one that you should to look out for, but here is a brief summary of some others to check on: First off is carbon monoxide. Even though many of you have...

Radon Connected to Lung Cancer

Have you heard of radon? Maybe you have, but it’s hard to know if you’ve been exposed. This is because radon is a colorless, odorless, radioactive gas. If you knew what problems high levels of radon could cause, you may start to be more careful! First of all, radon forms...

Can Radon Affect those around Me?

The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry among many others have linked the toxic gas Radon to lung cancer (www.atsdr.cdc.gov). While many homeowners are becoming more aware of the negative effects of Radon exposure in the home, not enough are aware of the effects it can have on those...

Radon Mitigation: What Are Those?!

Maybe this is your first time dealing with high levels of radon or perhaps you just want to learn more about the radon mitigation process. Don’t be alarmed by the devices and tools used for radon mitigation; here’s what each of them do. There are two different methods Radon Crew...

School’s Out in South Dakota

The school year has concluded, which means it’s summer. The kids will now be hanging out at home a lot more. What’s the one place in the house they are guaranteed to go during the summer? The basement. It’s the coolest place in your home on a hot summer day....

It’s Time

The time to check your home for Radon is right now. We know, it sounds blunt, but that is truth. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer and the Sioux Falls area is the highest concentration in the country. So, how can you test for radon? There are...