Why Hiring a Professional Radon Inspector is So Important

Home Radon Testing

Although it is not often considered, long-term exposure to radon gas can have serious health effects. It is the #2 cause of lung cancer in the United States after smoking and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that as many as 21,000 people die each year from lung cancer brought on by radon exposure. There… Read more »

Common Myths About Radon

Signs of Radon in the Home

You may know of radon because it is known to be a harmful health hazard, and is often found within your home or work. Since you can’t see, smell, or taste radon, it’s easy to ignore the risk it carries. That’s why it’s important to complete routine testing in your home and work. Here are… Read more »

3 Summer Tips to Prevent Mold Growth in The Home

How to Prevent Summer Mold Growth

As the temperatures begin to rise, it’s the best time to stay alert for mold growth within your home. During the warm summer months, mold tends to grow more rapidly. That’s because most strains of mold need warm temperatures to grow.  More often than not, preventing mold takes some forethought. However, it’s never too late… Read more »

Radon Mitigation Techniques

Radon Mitigation Techniques

Completely undetectable to the eyes and nose, radon is a serious problem if it’s found in your home. This radioactive gas is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States, and because it’s colorless and odorless, it’s nearly impossible to detect without an official radon test. If you have a radon test done… Read more »

Be Sure to Get a Radon Inspection Before Buying a Home

Home for Sale

If you’ve ever bought a home before, chances are you had a home inspection conducted prior to signing a contract. Pre-purchase home inspections are designed to identify a variety of structural and mechanical issues that you might not be able to spot during an ordinary walkthrough. In many cases, however, these standard home inspections do… Read more »

Testing Reveals Elevated Radon Levels in the Hudson Valley

Testing Reveals Elevated Radon Levels in the Hudson Valley

Carcinogenic radon gas can be found in homes across the country, and some areas in New York are particularly prone to radon issues. In October 2017, radon testing in the Hudson Valley identified more than 4,000 homes with radon levels that exceeded the Environmental Protection Agency’s recommended guidelines. The tests were conducted in Dutchess, Orange,… Read more »

Winter Is the Best Time of Year to Get a Radon Inspection

Winter Is the Best Time of Year to Get a Radon Inspection

Radon gas can be extremely dangerous if you are exposed to it on a regular basis. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, radon is currently the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the nation and exposure to radon results in more than 20,000 deaths in the U.S. every year. Therefore, the EPA suggests that all… Read more »

Genesee County Health Department Offers Free Radon Test kits

Genesee County Health Department Offers Free Radon Test kits

Radon gas can be found in states all across the country, and New York is no exception. In fact, elevated radon levels have been well-documented in New York’s Southern Tier. As a result, some state lawmakers are attempting to pass new legislation that would require homeowners to test their properties for radon before selling them…. Read more »

Elevated Radon Levels are Common in New York’s Southern Tier

Elevated Radon Levels are Common in New York’s Southern Tier

Did you know that exposure to radon gas is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States? Radon exposure is a health hazard that homeowners throughout the country should be aware of, but it’s particularly problematic in regions that have a documented record of elevated radon levels. In Iowa and North Dakota,… Read more »