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November 1, 2023 Radon Testing

Three Ways to Reduce Radon Levels In Your Home

Knowing that radon gas is naturally occurring might lead you to think it shouldn’t cause you harm. Unfortunately, that isn’t the case. Prolonged exposure to this radioactive gas poses serious risks to your health. Fortunately, there are practical measures you can take to reduce radon levels in your...

October 11, 2023 radon Radon Reading Radon Testing

Do You Use a Radon Detector? Here’s How They Work.

Radon, a radioactive gas originating in the soil, rock and water beneath a house’s foundation, is extremely hazardous to our health. Odorless, colorless and tasteless, it is impossible for humans to detect radon without the use of specialized equipment. Radon Detectors are used to monitor the amount...

April 17, 2023 Radon Testing

3 Reasons To Protect Your Home From Radon

On the surface, radon gas may appear harmless. Odorless, tasteless and invisible, each of its outward characteristics would indicate that it’s a relatively benign, harmless, vapid vapor. Unfortunately, many Americans are unbeknownst to the harmful effects of radon. Classified by the Environmental Protection...

December 13, 2022 radon Radon Testing

How Common Is Radon Contamination?

Radon is a radioactive, hazardous gas. As uranium decays, radon occurs naturally in the soil. Radon can enter your home through crawl spaces, sump pump basins, wall seams and concrete if it has cracks. You will never know if your home has radon unless you test for it.  Just because you can’t see it...

October 11, 2022 Radon Testing

The Truth About Radon in the Sioux Falls Area

If you live in Sioux Falls, maybe you’ve heard of radon testing, but do you really understand what radon is? Maybe you heard about radon from your realtor as you were buying or selling your home. Knowledge is power, so we’re going to explain everything you need to know about radon as a Sioux Falls...

July 19, 2022 Radon Testing

Next Steps After a Radon Reading

Radon exposure is a leading cause of lung cancer among smokers and non-smokers alike, claiming 21,000 lives in the U.S. every year. Radon gas leaks are especially dangerous in the Upper Midwest. Minnesota considers radon a major public health concern and roughly half of South Dakota is a hotbed for it....