Radon Testing

If you are a homeowner looking to keep your family safe from radon, one of the leading causes of lung cancer, hiring a professional radon testing and remediation company is the solution. Radon testing professionals will produce the most accurate results, due to their knowledge of testing variables. (more…)

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Many homeowners wonder, “How does radon gas cause cancer?” upon learning about the presence of the radioactive gas for the first time. That question is understandable since many Pennsylvania homeowners are surprised by the presence of radon in their homes. By damaging the lungs through radiation over long periods, radon induces lung cancer in thousands of people every year. (more…)

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Radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States, with up to 21,000 lung cancer deaths per year attributed to radon. Knowing the dangers of radon, homeowners should also know that some regions and households are more susceptible than others due to factors like local geology. To ensure that your home is safe from the dangers of radon, Radon-Rid, LLC provides a tool to help you check your county radon levels to keep you informed and aware of radon’s presence. What Causes Different County Radon Levels? While radon, as an element, is found all over the Earth,…

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Why are Pennsylvania radon levels in homes so high? Indoor radon levels are dependent upon the distribution of uranium-rich rocks and soils and the porousness of the earth, near a home. Pennsylvania happens to have a high distribution of these uranium-rich rocks and soils. Different homes, even those close to each other can have varying levels of radon. These levels may be impacted by the condition of the homes, for example more foundation cracks could allow more of the gas to get into the home. Radon is an invisible, odorless, radioactive gas that seeps into homes from the earth via…

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Many factors can be considered when a customer is trying to establish the competitive advantage of using one company’s services over another. Price, of course is a major one, and customer service is another. When comparing radon testing and inspection companies, what factors do you look for? (more…)

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The cold, snowy winter months are fully here, and one of the questions we get asked most often during this time is: are radon levels higher in winter? To answer that question, yes, radon levels in a home tend to be higher during the winter. And those higher levels of radon gas can lead to an increased chance of lung cancer. While indoor radon gas levels are generally higher during winter, sometimes the summer can have higher indoor radon levels. Many factors, both related to seasonal variations and human behavior, affect radon levels. (more…)

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  The winter months are just around the corner, and winter means different things to different people. Some think of enjoying the snow by going out skiing or snowboarding, while others prefer to sit by a warm fire with a cup of hot chocolate. Winter also can result in increased radon levels, and is therefore an ideal time for testing. Since radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer, testing your home for radon is important. But what exactly makes radon testing in winter smart? What makes winter the ideal time for testing your home for radon? High Radon…

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If you are in the market for a new home, you have already considered countless factors. One important yet often overlooked activity is to radon test a new home you are considering purchasing. Radon is an invisible, colorless, odorless gas that seeps into homes from the soil. Radon is radioactive due to being the byproduct of broken-down uranium and is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. (more…)

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