Blog: Radon

How Much Does a Radon Mitigation System Cost in Illinois?

Radon gas enters a home when warm air rises and leaves the upper floors and attic. This creates a vacuum in the lower levels that pulls air and trapped radon through pores and cracks in the foundation. Most people in Oswego, Yorkville, Naperville, Aurora and Plainfield have an idea of why it’s important to keep… Read More


What Kind of Radon Reduction System is Best?

What is the best Radon Reduction System for my house? Your house type will affect the kind of radon reduction system that will work best. Houses are generally categorized according to their foundation design. For example: basement, slab-on-grade (concrete poured at ground level), or crawlspace (a shallow unfinished space under the first floor). Some houses… Read More

Your Passive Radon System Isn’t Good Enough

My new home came with a passive radon system. Isn’t that good enough? The short answer: no. The long one: even a perfectly constructed passive radon system will not necessarily reduce radon levels below the EPA’s action level of 4 pCi/l. This doesn’t mean your home wasn’t built well. It just means that the strength… Read More

How is Radon Measured?

You had a radon test done. It came back “high” at 5.0 pCi/L. What? What does that mean? That doesn’t exactly seem high. How is radon measured? Radon is measured in “pico-Curies per liter of air” abbreviated as pCi/L. The radon measurement gets its name from Madame Curie. How is radon measured? A single pCi/L… Read More

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