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Radon Testing

How often should I test my home for radon?

If you tested your house for radon gas and discovered levels below the action levels recommended by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the World Health Organization (WHO), you may think you’re in the clear forever, but that’s not true. Think of radon like a cavity—you might go to the dentist and find out you […]

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Why new homes in Utah should include a radon mitigation system

Did you know that over 50% of Utah homes tested by Utah Radon Services have high radon levels? Radon is a radioactive gas that can’t be detected by our senses and, more importantly, is the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers. The good news is that Utahns building new homes can easily incorporate a […]

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4 facts everyone should know about radon

One in three Utah homes has dangerously high radon levels, but few people know their individual risk. If you’ve never heard about radon, or if you’re looking for more information about how to protect your family, we’re here to help. See these 4 facts everyone should know about radon. 1. What radon is Radon is […]

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Why you should test for radon during the 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 step that is sometimes overlooked is to test the house for radon gas. Radon is a colorless and odorless radioactive gas that can be in any home. In […]

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 How radon enters homes

Our homes are supposed to be safe places, and it often feels like nothing can get to us when we are behind those doors. Unfortunately, there is one harmful thing that can enter your home undetected: Radon gas.  Radon is a natural byproduct of uranium in the soil below homes and is odorless, tasteless, and […]

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Benefits of radon reduction

High radon levels in a home can cause significant health risks, including lung cancer. In fact, radon is the leading cause of lung cancer in nonsmokers in the United States, and high levels can only be detected with specialized testing. How to benefit from radon reduction. The good news is that high levels can be […]

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Radon mitigation checklist for home buyers

When you are making a large investment such as purchasing a home, it’s important to do your due diligence. It may appear that you’ve found your dream house if nothing major is found during the inspection, but a home’s radon levels are often not checked during the inspection process. See Radon Mitigation Checklist below. To help […]

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Radon reduction techniques

If you have discovered or are worried about a radon problem in your home, you may be looking into methods to reduce radon. There are several radon reduction techniques available to you, but we should first review why radon reduction is important.  What Is radon gas and why is it dangerous? As uranium in soil […]

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Surgeon General's Radon Warning

Radon is a radioactive gas that cannot be seen, tasted, or smelled. In the United States, exposure to radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in smokers and the leading cause of lung cancer in nonsmokers. Agencies like the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and  World Health Organization (WHO) have strong stances about radon […]

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