What are the health risks of radon? Radon gas constitutes the 1second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. With the lowest survival rate among cancers, the Environmental Protection Agency 2estimates that 21,000 people die from radon-induced lung cancer per year. In 2005, the Surgeon General of the United States 3issued a national health advisory on radon. Yet, … [Read more...] about How dangerous is radon?
When researching for potential radon measurement specialists to perform a radon test on your home of workplace, or for mitigation contractors to install a radon mitigation system, where should you begin? Roughly 30 years ago, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certified individuals who had gone through specific training and courses on radon and listed them as “EPA RPP … [Read more...] about Finding Certified Radon Professionals
What kind of radon test do I need? Choosing the right test for your home requires a little basic knowledge. Why you are performing the test and how long you want to test are important factors to be considered. Shorter tests offer a quicker result while longer tests are more accurate and reliable, and sometimes a combination of the two is your best option. Visit Our Shop to … [Read more...] about Quick Test Comparison
Addressing radon gas in real estate transactions has become quite common. In fact, most states require the disclosure of elevated radon levels during the transaction, as radon is recognized as a health risk. Tests are usually performed, and sellers will take corrective action to fix a high radon level. But what of the risk to renters? Are rental homes somehow impervious to … [Read more...] about Radon Testing for Renters
One of the most asked questions is how does Radonova’s Rapidos® alpha track detector compare to other traditional short-term radon tests. While there are numerous differences such as materials used, collection methods, environmental vulnerabilities, one HUGE difference is the reliability of the result you are getting. Radon can fluctuate significantly during the measurement … [Read more...] about 10 Day Radon Tests with Rapidos