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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

Be Proactive About Radon

It is important to be proactive about Radon. Radon causes over 21,000 lung cancer deaths each year in the United States. The EPA considers Kendall County, Kane County, DeKalb County & much of Northern Illinois to be a “high-risk radon zone, meaning that the average indoor radon screening levels are greater than 4.0 pCi/L. Being… Read More

Health Risks of Radon

Radon exposure can lead to many health risks. The most common health risk associated to radon is lung cancer. Breathing in high levels of radon increases your risk of lung cancer. The EPA has estimated that approximately 20,000 deaths occur each year from radon related lung cancer. If you smoke, your chances of lung cancer… 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

Radon Exposure Outside Risk

In almost every post, we’ve talked about how radon gas is naturally occurring. When radon gas becomes trapped in your home, it creates unsafe levels, increasing your risk of radon exposure. The national average of outside radon levels is 0.4 pCi/L. While the only truly safe level of radon is no radon, this is well… Read More

Safe Level of Radon Vs Acceptable Levels

Since the EPA has declared that the action level for radon is 4.0pCi/L, a lot of people assume this is a safe level of radon. In reality, the only SAFE level of radon gas is to have no radon. It’s a carcinogen, one that causes lung cancer. The US EPA says “Any radon exposure has… Read More

Radon Test: Buying & Selling Your Home

Are you looking into buying or selling your home?  If so, the EPA recommends having a radon test done in your home.  Since buying & selling a home is such a time sensitive process, the EPA has developed a guide to help homeowners make an educated decision in regards to radon testing. If you are… Read More

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