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5 Important Illinois Radon Questions

Unsurprisingly, we often field questions about radon. Beyond the typical “what is radon” (psst – the answer is that it is a radioactive colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that can cause cancer), we’ve put together a list of the 5 most common Illinois radon questions we hear. 1)   Is Radon really a problem in Illinois? Yes!… Read More

Radon Mitigation Professional

At Trinity, we require our Radon Mitigation Professionals to take continuing education courses. This helps to keep them sharp, up-to-date on best practices & able to provide the best service to our customers.  Each year, our Radon Mitigation Professionals have to complete a minimum of 6 credit hours toward their radon continuing education. These continuing… Read More

Radon Safety Information

Radon safety: You can’t see it, smell it or touch it. The #1 cause of lung cancer outside of smoking is a radioactive gas that everyone breathes in every day, usually at low levels, according to the National Cancer Institute. Radon gas is produced from a natural breakdown of uranium in soil, rock and water…. Read More

Radon Fast Facts

There is a lot of uncertainty surrounding Radon. We would like to present some Radon Fast Facts to help “clear the air”: Radon Fast Fact #1: Radon is a naturally occurring, radioactive gas. It comes from the natural breakdown of uranium in soil & rock. Radon Fast Fact #2: You cannot see, taste, or smell… Read More

Radon Letter to the Editor

We wrote last week in our Radon Resolution that you could send a letter to the editor. Well, we took our own advice & forwarded this letter to all of our local newspapers. Dear Editor, I am writing to bring awareness to the fact the January is National Radon Action Month. This has been designated… Read More

Radon Resolution

January is National Radon Action Month. The EPA has designated January to be National Radon Action Month to help reduce your family’s risk of lung cancer. In partnership with the EPA, we have created a Radon Resolution. This Radon Resolution contains four simple things your family can do to help reduce your risk of lung… Read More

Radon Exposure and the Holidays

Radon exposure is always on our minds here at Trinity Radon. We think it would be great if it was on everyone’s minds! Each year, 160,000 people die from Lung Cancer. That is more than Breast, Prostate & Colorectal cancer deaths combined. Extended radon exposure can lead to lung cancer and accounts for 16,000 of… Read More

Oswego Homes & Radon

Many homeowners in Oswego, IL do not realize that Radon is a problem in their homes.  In reality, over 50% of homes tested in Kendall County from 2003-2009 exceeded the EPA action level of 4.0 pCi/L.  1 in 15 homes in Oswego have dangerous levels of radon. Oswego is located in Kendall County – which… Read More

Radon Prevention & Children

Once you had a baby, did you take precautionary measures to protect him or her from harm? If you are like us, we are assuming you installed child safety locks, outlet covers on all of your sockets & anything dangerous out of reach. With all of the steps you do take, radon prevention may not… Read More

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