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Radon Gas – Think you’re not at risk? Think again! – Part II

Radon Gas – Think you’re not at risk? Think again! – Part II

If high concentrations of radon are found in your home, you have several options. Since radon is only a problem when it is concentrated in high volume, improving the ventilation in an area is often sufficient to solve the problem. In other cases, it may be necessary to limit the amount of radon getting into the home by sealing or otherwise obstructing the access points. Once again, a professional should be engaged to ensure that the radon is effectively blocked. Typical radon mitigation systems can cost between $800 and $2500, according to the EPA. Read the rest of this entry

Radon Gas – Think you’re not at risk? Think again!

Radon Gas – Think you’re not at risk? Think again! – Part I

There are cracks in the foundation. Nothing structural. Nothing thats going to threaten the stability of the home, but theyre there. Nooks, crannies and holes through which seeps an invisible threat. Colorless, odorless and undetectable by your average human, it is none the less the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. Read the rest of this entry