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Real Estate and Radon

You’ve spent weeks, perhaps even months, preparing your home to go on the market. You’ve done those updates you’ve put off for so long, made the obvious repairs & kept your home absurdly clean. You’ve packed up your family at a moments’ notice, milling about grocery stores, parks, & Target. Finally – an offer is… Read More

What is Radon Poisoning?

Radon poisoning is a direct result of having too much exposure to radon. Though radon naturally occurs from the breakdown of uranium in the soil, it is highly radioactive. There is no such thing as a “safe” amount of radon exposure. The EPA has set an action level, which is 4.0pCi/L, but even at lower… 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

What Can Radon Test Kits Do For You?

Radon – You are hearing about it everywhere now. Whether it’s on the news, from your neighbor or a political discussion, Radon is on the brain. This is because Radon is a dangerous radioactive gas. Long-term exposure to high levels causes 21,000 lung cancer deaths in the United States each year. One way to protect… 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

Protect Your Family During the Holidays

With the holidays upon us, family is definitely on our minds. What are some ways you can protect your family, now and throughout the year? Millions of families throughout the United States have radon levels higher than the EPA action level of 4.0 pCi/L. Since radon is a tasteless, odorless, invisible gas, the only way… Read More

Which Radon System is Best?

Your house type will affect the kind of radon 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 have more than one foundation design feature. For instance, it is… Read More

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