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Is Radon A Hoax?

January is Radon action month which means you are probably hearing a bunch of scary things about radon gas on the radio or the news. You might be asking yourself, is radon a hoax? Radon, in fact, is very real. It is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the US, second only to […]

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5 Reasons To Test For Radon Gas

Radon is the radioactive gas produced when uranium in soil decays. It is present everywhere, although some areas have higher levels than others. Radon exposure increases your risk of contracting lung cancer. In fact, it is the second leading cause of lung cancer just behind smoking. There are many reasons to test for radon gas, […]

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3 Things You Can Do During Radon Action Month

January is National Radon Action Month and it is the perfect time to learn more about radon. Before you can take action against radon, it is important to know what it is and why it affects you. Radon is a radioactive gas that occurs when uranium decays in soil and rock. It can be present […]

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Why do we have Radon Action Month?

January is Radon Action Month here in Utah. So what is radon and why do we have radon action month? Radon is an odorless and tasteless gas that is caused when uranium decays in soil and rock. This naturally occurring radioactive gas is a health hazard if it accumulates to high levels in your home. […]

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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?┬áTo understand that better you need a little background on what radon is. Radon […]

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Safe Level Of Radon Gas. Is there one?

Radon gas is a radioactive, cancer causing gas. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has stated that any radon exposure can increase your risk of contracting lung cancer. So while there is no safe level of radon gas, the lower the level, the safer the home. Radon is naturally occuring and accounts for up to 70% […]

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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 an odorless and colorless radioactive gas that occurs naturally when uranium decays in soil. It enters our home and the radioactive element can damage the DNA inside our cells. In fact, radon accounts for up to 70% of the radioactivity that Utah residents are exposed to. Radon is also the second leading cause […]

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How Long Does Radon Testing Take?

Radon exposure is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. Organizations like the EPA, WHO and Huntsman Caner Institute have all recommended having your home tested for radon. So once you being the process, how long does radon testing take? First, you should understand what radon gas is and how it […]

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