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Radon Safety Information

Radon safety: You can’t see it, smell it or touch it. The #1 cause of lung cancer outside of smoking is a radioactive gas that everyone breathes in every day, usually at low levels, according to the National Cancer Institute. Radon gas is produced from a natural breakdown of uranium in soil, rock and water…. Read More

Health Risks of Radon

Radon exposure can lead to many health risks. The most common health risk associated to radon is lung cancer. Breathing in high levels of radon increases your risk of lung cancer. The EPA has estimated that approximately 20,000 deaths occur each year from radon related lung cancer. If you smoke, your chances of lung cancer… Read More

Radon is Radioactive

People often do not understand how Radon causes lung cancer. Today, we will explain how & why Radon causes cancer. Radon is a radioactive element. All radioactive elements break down (radioactive decay) over time through a process measured in half-lives. As these elements break down, they actually create entirely new elements, each with its own… Read More

Radon Letter to the Editor

We wrote last week in our Radon Resolution that you could send a letter to the editor. Well, we took our own advice & forwarded this letter to all of our local newspapers. Dear Editor, I am writing to bring awareness to the fact the January is National Radon Action Month. This has been designated… Read More

Radon Resolution

January is National Radon Action Month. The EPA has designated January to be National Radon Action Month to help reduce your family’s risk of lung cancer. In partnership with the EPA, we have created a Radon Resolution. This Radon Resolution contains four simple things your family can do to help reduce your risk of lung… Read More

Radon Exposure and the Holidays

Radon exposure is always on our minds here at Trinity Radon. We think it would be great if it was on everyone’s minds! Each year, 160,000 people die from Lung Cancer. That is more than Breast, Prostate & Colorectal cancer deaths combined. Extended radon exposure can lead to lung cancer and accounts for 16,000 of… Read More

Oswego Homes & Radon

Many homeowners in Oswego, IL do not realize that Radon is a problem in their homes.  In reality, over 50% of homes tested in Kendall County from 2003-2009 exceeded the EPA action level of 4.0 pCi/L.  1 in 15 homes in Oswego have dangerous levels of radon. Oswego is located in Kendall County – which… Read More

Radon Prevention & Children

Once you had a baby, did you take precautionary measures to protect him or her from harm? If you are like us, we are assuming you installed child safety locks, outlet covers on all of your sockets & anything dangerous out of reach. With all of the steps you do take, radon prevention may not… Read More

Radon Problems in the Home

Often, homeowners are not aware of the radon problems lurking in their homes. One of the biggest radon problems is that you cannot smell, taste or see it. You will not experience any symptoms from being exposed to it. The only way to know that you have radon problems is to test for radon. Though… Read More

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