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Radon is present in many homes across the country and the state of Pennsylvania is no exception. In fact, homes in Pennsylvania counties with higher than acceptable levels of radon are fairly common, as is radon remediation (mitigation). Radon gas can be present in an existing home or in a brand new home. The invisible and odorless gas emanates from the radon-containing soil under a home. The gas travels upward through the soil and gains entrance into a building. (more…)

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When trying to help a client buy or sell a house, knowledge, quality service, and time is often of the essence. A Realtor® who is trying to help a client get a house on the market needs to have a variety of reputable vendors on speed dial for important situations. One of these should be a radon remediation and testing company. (more…)

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With all of the information about radon gas and the need for radon gas testing in Pennsylvania counties, you may wonder, “Do all homes have radon?” The answer that many homes have no problem with radon gas. The average level of radon in the air outside, according to the EPA, is 0.4 pCi/L (picocuries per liter). But the percentage of homes with high radon levels in our area make radon testing a very recommendable action. In the following local counties, we list the percentage of surveyed homes with high or moderate risk of radon exposure- those with 4 pCi/L or…

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When a home is being sold, a test for the presence of radon gas is important. Whether your client is the seller or a buyer, you should recommend that they have the home tested for radon gas. Why? You want the home tested because high radon gas levels can be mitigated, but only if you know about them. As a seller, testing for radon and mitigating if necessary can be a selling point for the home. In our area, many homes have radon gas at higher than acceptable levels. If your home already has a remediation system in place, buyers…

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Radon gas is a big source of concern for homeowners, as exposure to the gas causes respiratory illness and potentially lung cancer, if homeowners fail to take preventive or remedial action. Local radon testing and remediation company, Radon-Rid, answers some of the most commonly asked questions. (more…)

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Basement renovations are a very popular type of home improvement here in Pennsylvania. After all, with just a fair investment, homeowners can sometimes double the size of their home by simply transforming the space underneath their floor into another livable floor. Yet doing so comes with its own risks for those who get started without a long-term plan in mind. Part of that plan should be radon testing and if needed, radon remediation options . (more…)

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February 28, 2018 - Phoenixville, PA -  Radon Rid Advises Homeowners to check for radon in the winter because levels are the highest. Every year, according the the EPA, nearly 21,000 Americans succumb to a type of lung cancer caused by exposure to radon. Radon is a naturally occurring gas that is commonly present in the basements and lower house floors. Having a property tested for radon and enacting proper radon remediation steps is essential to reducing and eliminating a household's risk of deadly radon exposure. (more…)

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With the colder weather outside, many homeowners plan winter and early spring renovations to capitalize on downtime, enhance their enjoyment of their home, and improve the property's value if they are preparing to sell in the new year. If you are similarly planning on breaking ground and renovating your basement in the coming years, consider the importance of testing radon levels. (more…)

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