November 17, 2021 radon

Next Steps After a High Radon Reading

Radon exposure is the leading cause of lung cancer in nonsmokers and the second leading cause of lung cancer in smokers, claiming 21,000 lives in the US each year. Due to its geological landscape and extended cold seasons, Radon is an especially dangerous problem for the Upper Midwest. Roughly half of...

October 19, 2021 radon

When Is The Right Time to Test For Radon?

If you are familiar with the dangers of radon gas, you surely understand why testing for radon is so vital to the health of you and your family. In fact, radon has a causal link to lung cancer, presenting an imminent risk to those in exposed environments. With this knowledge, you may understandably be...

September 16, 2021 Uncategorized

Answering the Most Common Questions About Radon

In recent decades, as technology continues to advance, homes and buildings have gotten much safer in terms of the mitigation of harmful chemicals. One such contaminant that has been identified as harmful to humans is the nearly undetectable gas radon. Due to the nature and prevalence of this gas, the...

August 26, 2021 Uncategorized

What is Radon?

“Radon” sounds like it could be the name of a robot supervillain. Similar to a supervillain, radon does harm to humans. The difference though is that radon is very real. It sneaks into your home through cracks in your foundation, sump pump pits, and loose-fitting pipe penetrations. Once it’s there,...

October 23, 2017 radon

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...

October 16, 2017 radon

The “Radon Daughters”: Not Child’s Play

As a reader of this blog, you’re already aware of the risk posed to you and your family by radon, a colorless, odorless gas that is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. What you may not yet be aware of is that radon, as an unstable element, goes through a […]

October 2, 2017 radon

Radon Mitigation Through Depressurization: An Overview

We’ve written numerous articles here about the harmful effects of radon on your health and why it’s vitally important to get your home tested. If your test results uncover high levels of radon, what courses of action can you take to make your home safe? Radon mitigation is best achieved through depressurization...

September 20, 2017 Uncategorized

Radon Disclosure

Are you looking to buy or sell a home right now? Or even in the future? Either way, radon should be on your mind. It’s very important to know whether or not there are high levels of radon present in your home.  Minnesota and South Dakota have a radon disclosure law. This means that during […]

September 11, 2017 radon

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 possibly heard of this gas, […]