Maintaining Your Radon Reduction System

Easy Radon Mitigation System Maintenance Similar to a furnace or chimney, radon reduction systems need occasional maintenance. If you have a fan powered (or active) system, you should look at your warning device, usually a manometer, on a regular basis to make sure...

Radon Lung Cancer Symptoms – Know The Signs

Did you know that November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month? And while smoking is the leading cause of lung cancer deaths in the United States, the second leading cause of lung cancer is due to exposure to radon gas. Long term exposure to elevated levels of radon gas in...

Testing for Radon Gas

Worried About Radon? If you weren’t aware that radon exposure is a serious issue, you might want to read all about radon gas. And if you’re worried about radon exposure, the first step is testing for radon gas. The only way to determine your home’s...

Reducing Radon in Slab Homes

Radon Mitigation for Slab-on-Grade Foundations In order to reduce radon in slab homes, one of four types of soil suction methods are employed: subslab suction, drain-tile suction, sump-hole suction, or block-wall suction. Active subslab suction — also called subslab...

What to Expect from a Radon Mitigation Contractor

If your home has tested positive for high levels of radon gas, a common practice is to schedule a radon mitigation contractor to inspect your residence. They should offer a detailed strategy for removing the radon gas and an estimate for their services. Be sure to ask...

The Importance of a Radon Gas Removal System

The EPA has a goal to get homeowners, and businesses, to recognize and understand the importance of testing for radon gas. The first step is getting your home tested for radon. And should your home test positive for radon gas, the next step is to find a qualified...