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Radon: The Silent Killer In Your Home

By Radon Eliminator Staff on Sep 8, 2022 10:35:27 AM

You are probably met with blank stares if you mention radon to most people.

But if you tell them that radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer, you've piqued their interest.

If you tell them they could be breathing in unsafe levels of radon without even knowing it - for years - you have their full attention.

Radon is a silent killer that could be lurking in your home without you ever knowing it.

If something were slowly killing your family in your home, you'd want to know all about it, right?

It's estimated to cause around 21,000 lung cancer deaths in the U.S. annually.

The scary thing is that Ohio has high radon levels throughout the state, and most of us don't even know it.

In the article below, we will discuss what you can do about this silent killer in your home.

Topics: Radon Silent Killer
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Should I Go To The Doctor If I've Been Exposed To Radon?

By Radon Eliminator Staff on Sep 1, 2022 1:48:00 PM

There is one way to reduce your risk of lung cancer that you probably don't even know about.

Indoor radon levels can significantly increase your odds of getting lung cancer.

Testing your home for radon can help protect you and your family from a critical cause of lung cancer.

According to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), exposure to radon in homes accounts for about 21,000 lung cancer deaths each year, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

That's not even close to the 480,000 deaths a year caused by smoking, but it's still a significant amount of casualties.

And radon exposure is the leading cause of lung cancer in people who don't smoke.

So, if you find out you've been exposed to radon in your home over a long period of time, should you rush to see your doctor?

Take a closer look in the article below.

Radon is clearly a dangerous threat to your life in high doses. However, is it ever safe or even beneficial to your health? Find out by reading our blog post: Can Radon Be Good for You?

Topics: radon poisoning
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Can Radon Be Good For You?

By Radon Eliminator Staff on Jun 17, 2022 3:38:04 PM

By now, hopefully, most people have heard about the risks of radon exposure.

But, can radon be good for you?

In Montana, there is a place where people pay to inhale and drink radon, so it can't be all bad, right?

Unfortunately, no matter what the people in Montana are doing, radon risks are very real, and you shouldn't take them lightly.

We'll dive deeper in the article below.

You are likely not one of the aforementioned tourists going to Montana for such treatments. However, does that mean radon isn't really a concern? Find out in our blog post titled: Should I Care About Radon? 

Topics: radon health risks
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Radon Facts Everyone Should Know

By Radon Eliminator Staff on Mar 11, 2022 4:58:17 PM

Fortunately, people are talking about it more and more, but many homeowners and homebuyers still don't know what radon is.

Radon gas can be a potential issue if found in your home.

You can't see, smell, or taste radon when it is present in your home, but behind smoking, radon is the leading cause of lung cancer in the United States.

The article below will discuss a few facts about radon everyone should know.

A popular question asked is if radon mitigation systems actually work. Read our blog post: Do Radon Mitigation Systems Really Work?  

Topics: Radon Frequently Asked Questions
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Do Radon Mitigation Systems Really Work?

By Radon Eliminator Staff on Mar 1, 2022 4:12:37 PM

If you are worried your home has high radon levels, don't worry.

The first thing you need to do is have radon testing done in your home.

If the radon testing results show that you have elevated radon levels, there's no need to panic.

There are a few types of radon mitigation that can reduce your home's radon levels to a safe point.

Some techniques prevent radon from entering, and others reduce radon levels after it has entered.

But, do these techniques actually work?

In the article below, we will learn about radon mitigation and if it really works.

Perhaps you are looking to install a radon mitigation system because you are hoping to sell your home. Read our blog post: Can I Sell My Home if it Has High Radon Levels?

Topics: Radon Mitigation
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Should I Care About Radon?

By Radon Eliminator Staff on Dec 20, 2021 4:51:04 PM

If someone told you there was a chance that an odorless and colorless gas that could damage your lungs and give you lung cancer polluted the air in your home, you'd probably want to know more about it.

However, like most people, you probably haven't heard of this gas called radon.

And you likely haven't considered the impact it can have on you and your family.

In the article below, we will discuss the many reasons you should think about this naturally occurring gas.

Want more critical information about radon? Read our blog post: "6 Things Everyone Should Know About Radon.

Topics: What Is Radon?
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8 Frequently Asked Radon Gas Questions

By Radon Eliminator Staff on Nov 23, 2021 3:01:08 PM

There aren't enough people that have heard about radon.

And for the people who have heard about radon, not enough of them understand the implications of radon exposure.

That's why our team at Radon Eliminator has put together this FAQ.

We're hoping to answer your questions and educate the communities we serve in Ohio.

And in doing so, we hope we can protect their homes and the health of their families.

After reading these Radon FAQs, please don't hesitate to contact us if you still have questions about radon.

Topics: Radon Frequently Asked Questions
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3 Most Asked Questions About Radon Mitigation System Maintenance

By Radon Eliminator Staff on Nov 19, 2021 10:03:08 AM

One of the most common questions about radon mitigation we get from our clients at Radon Eliminator after they see their elevated radon levels and learn they need a radon mitigation system is if it's going to require a lot of maintenance.

Fortunately, properly installed radon mitigation systems only require occasional maintenance and can easily be added to your home's routine maintenance schedule.

In the article below, we will go over a few maintenance tips for your radon mitigation system that will be sure to keep your levels of radon low.

Topics: Radon Mitigation System
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What Is Radon and Why Is It Dangerous?

By Radon Eliminator Staff on Nov 10, 2021 10:44:12 AM

Although it's a significant risk factor for lung cancer, many people do not know much about radon gas.

Most are unaware of the dangers of radon, but fortunately, radon awareness is starting to get better and more people are starting to test their homes.

Educating yourself and knowing what radon is and why it's dangerous is the best way to keep yourself safe from harmful gas.

Taking precautionary measures with radon testing and mitigation will help ensure the safety of yourself and your loved ones against the dangers of residential radon exposure.

In the article below, we will look at what radon is and why it's dangerous.

Are you concerned that you may already be exposed to high levels of radon? Read our recent blog article "What are Radon Levels?" 

Topics: What Is Radon?
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How Does Radon Affect Your Health?

By Radon Eliminator Staff on Nov 3, 2021 4:49:25 PM

Although more and more people are starting to learn about radon, many people still haven't heard of it.

Have you heard of radon?

If you have, it was likely during the sale or purchase of a home.

If you haven't, you'll be surprised to find out that the health effects of radon can be devastating.

So, what is radon, and how does it affect your health?

We'll take a look at that question and more in the article below.

Concerned about one day suffering from radon poisoning? Read our earlier blog post, "A Simple Guide to Radon Testing | How Does it Work and What You Should Know"

Topics: Health Affects Of Radon
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