Radon

Why Every Home Needs to Be Regularly Test for Radon

Your home should be a place of safety and security. Its primary purpose is to provide shelter and protection from the outside. Unfortunately, there are many dangers that can hide inside of your home. One particularly common threat is completely undetectable to human senses: radon.  Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers, causing roughly 21,000 deaths every year. The only way you can …

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Now is the Time to Check for Radon

Between the winter weather and the on-going COVID-19 restrictions, you’re bound to be staying in your house quite a bit over the next few months. What many don’t realize is that there are often hidden dangers hiding in your home. Some of them may even be in the air you’re breathing.  One of the most dangerous substances that makes …

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What to Do Before Finishing Your Basement

A basement is a wonderful, cozy, multipurpose space. At least, it is if it’s finished. But many homes come with basements that are pretty bare bones: cement walls, cement floors, poor lighting, damp air, etc. It’s understandable as a homeowner to be eager to get things finalized so you can start utilizing the space.  But before you do that, there a …

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Health Risks Hiding in Your Home

Your home should be a place of comfort and safety, but that doesn’t happen automatically. Keeping your home safe and cozy requires some work. It starts with keeping it cleaned and orderly.   But even if everything appears to be in order, there can still be dangers lurking in your home. Here are a few hazardous items that may be hiding in your home.  Bacteria  …

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The Dangers of Radon in Your Home

Your home should be a safe space where you feel at ease. But even if everything appears to be in order, there could be a hidden danger lurking in the air you breathe. It’s called radon.  Radon is a naturally occurring gas created from the decay of radioactive elements such as uranium and radium. There are actually trace amounts of radon in most of …

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