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… Continue Reading

How to Test for Mold

How to Test for Mold

Mold is helpful for our outdoor environments, but not so much for our indoor. In a bathroom or kitchen, a build-up of mold can cause some serious health ramifications. As a result, mold should be treated as soon as possible, but sometimes that can be hard when you’re not sure if mold is in your… Continue Reading

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,… Continue Reading

Where Does Radon Come From?

Where Does Radon Come From?

Every year, 21,000 people die from radon-related lung cancer, according to Everyday Health. If this statistic isn’t shocking enough, then consider this: few people know what radon even is. The fact is that radon poses a grave threat to our homes and our lives, but what really is radon and how does it get into… Continue Reading