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February 9, 2022 radon

How to Determine Radon Levels in Your Home as a Renter

The team at Radon Crew has published many articles about the urgency of testing for radon levels in your home, office, or school. However, more than one third of American households are occupied by renters. If you are a tenant, knowing the safety of your radon situation can be a bit more complicated....

January 14, 2022 radon

Why You Can’t Put Off Radon Testing Until Next Year

Homeowners and building managers undergo a slew of code requirements and tests on an annual basis. With a host of systems to maintain and monitor, including your furnace, A/C, ventilation, plumbing, electrical, septic, etc., it can be easy to get lost in the shuffle. Some things can be put off until...

December 14, 2021 radon

Debunking Myths About Radon

While radon remains the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States, millions of Americans remain in the dark about this silent killer. While state, national and local organizations seek to raise awareness, supported by testing and mitigation efforts by companies like Radon Crew, misinformation...

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 gas is very real. It sneaks into your home through cracks in your foundation, sump pump pits, and loose-fitting pipe penetrations. Once it’s...

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 […]