Radon Gas

Is Radon Gas Harmful?

Radon gas has been getting more attention so by now, you have probably heard about it. It is sometimes called the "silent killer" and everyone is urged to test their home. But is radon gas harmful or is it just scare tactics? To understand that better you need a little background on what radon is. Radon […]

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Is there a safe level of radon gas?

Radon is a carcinogenic, radioactive gas that comes from the decay of uranium in soil, which means it can be found in any home, no matter the neighborhood. This gas enters buildings through pores in the foundation and construction joints, and any home can have high radon levels, no matter how old. In fact, 1 […]

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Test For Radon During Home Inspection

Buying a house is not as simple as 1,2,3. In fact, there are many hoops to jump through before you can call a house your own. One that is sometimes overlooked is testing the house for radon gas. Radon is a colorless and odorless radioactive gas that can be in ANY home. In fact, 1 […]

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Why do radon levels increase during winter?

Radon is a radioactive gas that is created when uranium in the soil decays—and it can't be detected by our senses. When it enters a building and is breathed in over an extended period of time, it can damage the DNA inside our cells, causing lung cancer and other diseases. Radon is the second leading […]

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How long does radon testing take?

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that is produced by uranium in soil and rock. Air pressure inside a home is usually lower than outside, which causes a vacuum effect that draws the radon in through cracks in the foundation. Even if there are no visible cracks in the foundation, radon can permeate through […]

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What Causes High Levels Of Radon Gas?

By now, you have probably heard about radon gas. It is often called "The Silent Killer" because this odorless, tasteless gas is the second leading cause of lung cancer in America. For non-smokers, it is actually the leading cause of lung cancer. Organizations like the EPA and WHO have stated that your risk of contracting […]

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Radon Testing is Critical in Utah

Radon Testing is the only way to find out if your home has radon, and what level it is.  Radon levels cannot be predicted based on age of the home or neighborhood radon measurements. Do not rely on radon test results taken in other homes in your neighborhood to estimate the radon level in your […]

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Radon Testing / Mitigation as Part of the Real Estate Transaction

Radon Testing / Mitigation as Part of the Real Estate Transaction Once a buyer's offer has been accepted by the seller, the buyer enters the due diligence stage. This is where the buyer can inspect the property to ensure that there are no major problems, and ensure they are still happy to go through with […]

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Post Mitigation Radon Testing; Why is it needed?

By now you have heard of radon gas, the odorless and tasteless radioactive gas that is produced by the decay of uranium in soil. If you have tested your home for this cancer causing gas, and found high levels, it is important to install a radon mitigation system in your home. But once installation is […]

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