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Be Proactive About Radon

It is important to be proactive about Radon. Radon causes over 21,000 lung cancer deaths each year in the United States. The EPA considers Kendall County, Kane County, DeKalb County & much of Northern Illinois to be a “high-risk radon zone, meaning that the average indoor radon screening levels are greater than 4.0 pCi/L. Being… Read More

Radon Reduction Methods in New Construction

Many people do not know that radon reduction methods can be planned for and even installed during new home construction. The best part about these radon reduction methods is that installation costs are generally much lower during construction compared to having to install a system afterwards. Careful planning allows a variety of strategies to be… Read More

Radon Mitigation Fan Basics

Radon Mitigation Fans: Radon mitigation fans move less air than many bathroom fans (typically less than 60 CFM). Continuous operation is required yet inexpensive (similar to a 40-80 watt light bulb). Fans are designed to allow rain and all other water to pass through to the soil. Rain caps on pipe are not recommended. Choices:… Read More

Radon Reduction Installation Standards

Below is a list of basic radon reduction installation standards that your contractor should meet when installing a radon reduction system inside of your home. It is important to verify with your contractor that the radon mitigation installation standards are properly met to ensure that your radon reduction system will be effective. You can also… 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

Radon Testing Devices

Types of Radon Testing Devices Since you cannot see or smell radon, special radon testing devices are necessary to measure it. When you’re ready to test your home, you can order a radon test kit by mail from a qualified radon measurement services provider or laboratory. You can also hire a qualified radon tester, very… Read More

Building a Radon-Resistant Home

All of our posts in this series have addressed buying & selling a pre-existing home. But what if you are looking to build a brand new home? You do have options. There are such things as radon-resistant techniques. You can include these radon-resistant techniques in the construction of your new home. Radon-resistant techniques are an… Read More

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