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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 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, […]

August 3, 2017 news radon

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 in soil and rock and […]

May 25, 2017 news radon

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 around...

May 25, 2017 news radon

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 uses.   Sub-Slab...

May 25, 2017 news radon

The Sioux Falls New Homeowner’s Guide to Moving-In

You’ve bought your new home and moved in. Now what? You probably checked to see if the lights turn on and water comes out of the faucets. But what about all of the things that no one tells you about? There are a few things that Radon Crew wants you to look for and get […]

May 25, 2017 news radon

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. You may not always be […]