Testing for Dangerous Radon Gas Urged During Radon Action Month
January is National Radon Action Month, when homeowners are urged to have their homes checked for dangerous radon gas presence. Radon gas can lead to lung cancer and other respiratory issues. Former hockey player Rachael Malmberg is a survivor of lung cancer that was a result of radon gas expos…
Are Radon Levels Higher In Winter? How Seasons Affect Radon
The cold, snowy winter months are fully here, and one of the questions we get asked most often during this time is: are radon levels higher in winter? To answer that question, yes, radon levels in a home tend to be higher during the winter. And those higher levels of radon gas can lead to an …
Radon-Rid, LLC Highlights Local Efforts to Reduce Radon
Colorless, odorless radon gas is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States and causes around 21,000 lung cancer deaths per year. While some have known about the dangers of radon for a long time, the public as a whole has just recently learned about the effects and presence …
Why is Radon Testing in Winter Smart?
The winter months are just around the corner, and winter means different things to different people. Some think of enjoying the snow by going out skiing or snowboarding, while others prefer to sit by a warm fire with a cup of hot chocolate. Winter also can result in increased radon levels, …
Check for Radon During Lung Cancer Awareness Month
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and while many people and health organizations rightly focus on smoking-related lung cancer, we also want to help spread awareness of radon. Many people in the United States are unaware of radon. But radon gas is the second leading cause of lung cancer…
The History of Radon Gas in Health
Many people who suffer from various ailments such as arthritis and gout have taken some interesting measures to alleviate their conditions. Those measures? Sitting in decommissioned uranium mines in Montana, drinking radon water, and inhaling radon gas. While many people are unaware of the hi…
Radon-Rid, LLC Explains Types of Remediation Systems
Radon poses a serious threat to thousands of Americans, being the second-leading cause of lung cancer. That threat is the reason that getting your home tested by a professional is essential. But what about removing or preventing radon from entering your home? Radon-Rid, LLC explains the vario…
Test Before You Buy: Radon Test a New Home Purchase
If you are in the market for a new home, you have already considered countless factors. One important yet often overlooked activity is to radon test a new home you are considering purchasing. Radon is an invisible, colorless, odorless gas that seeps into homes from the soil. Radon is radioact…
How Dangerous is Radon Gas?
Radon may be undetectable to human senses, but the gas is still around us so how dangerous is radon gas? Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. Radon gas is a naturally occurring radioactive gas found in rocks, soil, and water as a result of thorium and uranium…
Does Fracking Increase Radon Gas Levels?
Ever since the fracking boom has taken off, some are concerned with the effects such a dramatic increase can lead to. One of those concerns is an increase in the levels of radon, which is a deadly gas that is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S. Several studies on the subject h…
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