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Radon, Smoking, and Your Lung Cancer Risk

Radon is an odorless, invisible, and radioactive gas that can enter through a home’s foundation. With prolonged exposure, those living inside are at an increased risk of lung cancer and other lung diseases. Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers and the second leading cause in smokers. In fact, radon is attributed […]

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What Radon Test to Use in Your Home

Radon Test - Radon is an odorless, invisible, radioactive gas that rises from the ground into buildings in areas where uranium is present in the soil. When radon reaches high levels in a home, it can lead to lung disease, including lung cancer, for those who live inside.  In Utah, 1 in 3 homes has […]

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Radon Levels and What They Mean

Radon Levels - Radon is an odorless, invisible, and radioactive gas that rises from the ground into homes, and exposure to radon is the leading cause of lung cancer in nonsmokers. Long-term exposure to this radioactive gas in homes leads to lung disease, but it’s possible to reduce your risk. Radon is measured in picocuries […]

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Where is the Outrage About High Radon Levels in Utah?

Radon News - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Surgeon General, World Health Organization (WHO), American Cancer Society, Huntsman Cancer Institute, and dozens of other trusted organizations all agree that radon is a major public health concern and a Class A carcinogen. If radon is so dangerous, why don’t you see TV commercials from law firms […]

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7 Risk Factors for Lung Cancer

Cancer enters most people’s lives at some point and is the second leading cause of death nationally. Lung cancer is the deadliest form of disease and many Americans are unaware that there are risk factors other than smoking cigarettes that can increase your risk of developing it. This article will cover seven of the biggest […]

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3 Simple Radon Mitigation Steps for Your Spring Cleaning To-Do-List

Spring has sprung, which means flowers are blooming and the time for spring cleaning is here. While making your housework to-do list, it’s important to factor in your indoor air quality so you and your family avoid breathing in unhealthy particles from mold, dangerous chemicals, and gases like radon. Radon is an invisible, odorless gas […]

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How to Read a Manometer

Congrats on installing a radon mitigation system! You’ve taken a step toward protecting your loved ones inside your home.  After installation, you may have noticed a clear curved tube with colored liquid attached to the system. This device is called a manometer and it displays the level of air suction inside the radon system. Although […]

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How Often Should You Retest Radon?

Retest for Radon - Do you remember the last time your house was tested for radon? It’s a common misconception that once your home tests low for radon, you’re in the clear forever. However, radon gas is constantly rising from the ground and can fluctuate over time, so it’s important to retest on a regular […]

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Should I Buy a Home With a Mitigation System?

Mitigation System? Shopping for a home comes with endless questions. Is this neighborhood walkable? Will my kids have a safe area to play? Are there loud neighbors nearby? What does it mean if there is a crack in the foundation?  Once you finally find a home that checks all the boxes and accepts your offer, […]

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