Radon Blog

May 31, 2019

How Radon is created?

Radon is a gaseous highly radioactive element discovered by English physicist Ernest Rutherford in 1899. The discovery is also credited to German physicist Friedrich Ernst Dorn in 1900. More

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May 13, 2019

What is a safe and acceptable level of radon gas?

A safe level is no radon. Any value more than zero might be dangerous for your health. The US EPA has put it plainly, stating, “Any radon exposure has some risk of causing lung ca

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February 01, 2019

Radon: Impacts on People, Property and Infrastructure

Radon is the second cause of lung cancer in US. Is there Radon in Arizona? Yes, sure. It is not high like in other States but it is still present. And because of the general low levels, it

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January 23, 2019

January is national radon action month

The new year is a good time to test for radon, as January is National Radon Action month. “The biggest danger of radon is lung cancer. It’s an odorless, colorless and tasteless

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December 19, 2018

Some of Radon Myths

Radon only affects certain types of homes Radon can be a problem in all types of homes, including old homes, new homes, drafty homes, insulated homes, homes with basements, and homes withou

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December 05, 2018

Radon and Lung Cancer

American Cancer Society in their Website declares that multiple studies have found that exposure to radon increases lung cancer risk Studies of people working in underground mines with hi

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December 05, 2018

Radon and Real Estate Transaction

It is very important if you are going to buy a house, to check if the Radon levels in your future house are lower than the hazardous levels. The EPA recommends that all houses, regardless o

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November 19, 2018

How to test your home for Radon

About 1 out of every 15 homes in the United States have a level of radon that is too high.  Arizona is not different than other States. There isn't a specific pattern able to predi

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November 07, 2018

How to mitigate Radon in Arizona

The main method to mitigate Radon is to install a vent pipe system and a fan, to remove radon from the house and vents it to the outside. It is generally recommended to use methods which pr

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November 07, 2018

Radon in Arizona

There is the myth that there is no radon in Arizona. It is myth though. Although Arizona is not one the primary State for Radon presence and Radon levels in Arizona are generally low, there

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November 07, 2018

Health Risks of Radon

Exposure to Radon Causes Lung Cancer In Non-smokers and Smokers Alike. The Facts... Lung cancer kills thousands of Americans every year. Smoking, radon, and secondhand smoke are the

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November 07, 2018

Radon can be found in any US State, even in Arizona

Radon has been found in every state included in ArizonaHomes with high levels of radon have been found in every state. In fact, radon levels can vary greatly from home to home--even levels n

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Arizona and Radon Gas

Radon presence in Arizona is similar to the national average.

A state indoor radon sampling survey conducted in 1987-89 by the Arizona Radiation Regulatory Agency suggest that about 1 out of 15 Arizona homes may contain radon concentrations in excess of the EPA recommended action level of 4.0 picocuries per liter of air (4.0pCi/L).  

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