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What You Should Know About Radon

What is radon? Radon is a colorless, odorless, naturally occurring, radioactive gas. What risk does radon pose? Radon poses major health risks by damaging the cells that line your lungs, including lung cancer, to anyone exposed to it. It’s the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers.  On average, Minnesota homes have the fourth-highest radon…

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Sealing a Radon Entry Pathway

My sister, Calley, recently bought a home in New Brighton, MN. She had a radon test done during the home inspection. The radon was 2.5 pCi/L.  After she moved in, I was looking at how we were going to install the radon mitigation system. I happened to look behind the furnace and noticed that it…

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Radon Soil Gas Mat for New Construction

  What is Radon Soil Gas Mat? Soil gas mat also called vapor mat or geotextile drainage mat is a product that allows soil gases, vapors, and radon to be channeled to a vent pipe and exhausted outside. Vapor mat comes in a few shapes and sizes but is commonly a one-foot wide and 1-inch…

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How to Set Up a Radon Test Kit

Before opening your radon test kit, be sure that your doors and windows have been closed for at least 12 hours. If you have a radon mitigation system, it should be running at least 24 hours before starting a radon test. Where to Test for Radon Now choose the areas you want to test. For…

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Why Our Radon Systems Are Expensive

Just to warn you, we will be the most expensive radon mitigation estimate you can track down. Yes, you read that right, the most expensive. Now, if you’re anything like other people we talk to your next question is why. It’s simple really. We believe a radon mitigation system should be four things. First, it…

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