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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

Illinois Radon Laws Part 2

Illinois Radon Laws Continued We are continuing our look at Illinois Radon Laws. In our last post, we talked about how Illinois Radon Laws protect sellers, buyers & renters. This week we are looking at how our radon laws protect children & new construction dwellings. Illinois Radon Law #3 As of January 1, 2013, Illinois mandated… Read More

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

National Radon Action Plan

Did you know that the Environmental Protection Agency has partnered with 10 other organizations (spearheaded by the American Lung Association) to create a  National Radon Action Plan. Their goal is to reduce the radon risk in over 5 million homes, and saving 3,200 lives annually by 2020. Their plan outlines the framework for this to… 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

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

Radon Mitigation Contract: Checklist

Before hiring any contractor, it’s a good idea to get a contract, but this is especially true when it comes to Radon Mitigation. A Radon Mitigation Contract will helps all parties to be in the know about the project. Ask the contractor to prepare a radon mitigation contract before any work starts. Read the contract… Read More

Radon Reduction Methods in New Construction

Many people do not know that radon reduction methods can be planned for and even installed during new home construction. The best part about these radon reduction methods is that installation costs are generally much lower during construction compared to having to install a system afterwards. Careful planning allows a variety of strategies to be… Read More

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