Category: Radon Testing

How Radon Can Get into Your Home

A crack in a concrete foundation

If you’re a homeowner, there’s a good chance you’ve heard about radon in the past. This odorless, invisible, radioactive gas can get into your home and build up in the air without detection. Once it gets to a certain point, breathing the air in your home can become dangerous. Thousands of Americans die each year… Read more »

When You Should Get a Radon Inspection

A brick wall with the words "Radon" written on it

Radon may not be something that you think about often, but it’s definitely something you should take seriously. The odorless, colorless, radioactive gas can be found in many homes and can cause lung cancer given enough exposure time. When the uranium contained in rock and soil breaks down, radon is released. When this happens under… Read more »

Why Radon Gas is So Dangerous

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

There’s a good chance you’ve heard of radon gas, but it’s also possible you don’t know quite how dangerous it is. Radon is a naturally occurring gas that, while not much of a danger outdoors, can be deadly inside. Here are some reasons why radon gas is so dangerous and why you should take steps… Read more »

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 »