Tuesday, April 17, 2012 @ 07:04 PM
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Radon

Average Radon Levels In Indianapolis, Indiana Radon is a gas that is created from decaying uranium in the soil. Radon gas is radioactive, and if you breathe in sufficiently concentrated radon levels for a long enough period of time, you significantly increase your risk of developing lung cancer and other health problems. Radon gas only becomes dangerous when it is trapped indoors; outside, it dissipates into the open air. Many houses accumulate radon when it seeps through cracks in the foundation and basement from the ground outside. The average radon levels outdoors are usually about 0.4 pCi/L according to the National Academy of Sciences. Radon gas is estimated to cause about 21,000 deaths from lung cancer each year, but only about 800 of them are from this exterior radon. Indoors, however, the national average is 0.75 pCi/L, making it significantly more concentrated and roughly 16 percent more deadly if you [...]

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 @ 04:03 PM
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Radon

Radon Gas Health Risks Solved with Radon Mitigation Indiana You may think that radon gas is not an issue if you live in a major city like Indianapolis, Indiana, but that is far from the truth. Radon gas can gradually build up in homes and other confined spaces no matter what the urban density of their surroundings. Radon is a radioactive element that has been found to be a major cause of lung cancer. This gas is a natural byproduct of the gradual decay of elements in rocks and soil. Normally, it is expelled into the air, where it harmlessly dissipates. However, radon gas can has been known to accumulate inside houses in Indianapolis without the owners even being aware of it. This is because radon does not have any specific odor, nor can it be detected by the naked eye. The radon can seep up through sub floors and [...]

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 @ 08:02 PM
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Radon

What is Radon Gas – What Residents of Indianapolis Need to Understand Whether you are a newcomer to the Indianapolis area or a lifelong resident, you need to be aware of the serious threat posed by radon. Radon gas is a danger to everyone who lives in Indiana, and that means that you and your family could be at risk. One of the most dangerous things about radon gas is the fact that it is so difficult to detect. Radon is of course a gas, and that means you cannot see it in the air. And unlike some gases, which have a distinctive odor, radon has no smell at all. That means that radon gas could build up to very high levels inside your Indianapolis area home without your even knowing about it. As the name implies, radon is a radioactive element, and that radioactivity makes it particularly dangerous to [...]

Radon

EPA Radon Action Month In Indianapolis, Indiana If you have not already had your Indianapolis area home tested for radon, January is the perfect time to get that testing out of the way. That is because the Environmental Protection Agency has recently announced that January is also National Radon Action Month. The EPA hopes to use the month of January to raise awareness about radon, both in the Indianapolis area and around the country. If you even suspect that your Indianapolis area home has a problem with radon, you will want to have the property tested as soon as possible. That is because radon can slowly build up in the air you breathe, and the higher the concentrations the greater the health risks can be. In fact, the World Health Organization has recently reduced what it considers a safe level of radon – proof that even a small amount of [...]

Radon

Are You Aware of the Dangers of Vapor Intrusion? If you own a home anywhere in the Indianapolis, Indiana area, you need to be aware of the problem radon can pose to your heath and the health of your family. And if you own a business or commercial property in the Indianapolis, Indiana region, you need to know how vapor intrusion can impact your life, the lives of your workers and the very survival of your business. You may already know a little bit about radon and radon mitigation, and you may have even had your Indianapolis, Indiana area home tested for this dangerous radioactive gas. But the problem of vapor intrusion can be just as serious for business owners in the Indianapolis, Indiana area. Commercial properties from office buildings and warehouses to factories and manufacturing plants are prone to problems with vapor intrusion, as the contaminants and trapped gasses [...]

Thursday, October 27, 2011 @ 07:10 PM
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Radon

Indianapolis Radon Mitigation In Indianapolis homeowners in recent years have become aware of the problem of radon, a cancer-causing gas. Its presence indicates a health threat to Indianapolis Indiana residents who do not use radon gas abatement. However, with proper Indianapolis radon mitigation you will enjoy the public health benefits of radon gas abatement from homes in the greater Indianapolis Indiana areas. 

Radon gas abatement and Indianapolis radon mitigation must be a matter of educating residents on the public health project of radon reduction Indianapolis. In Indianapolis many families still do not know what radon is, how Indianapolis radon mitigation works, or how radon gas abatement can affect the value of their homes. Radon reduction starts with the radon gas abatement community. 

 Radon Mitigation in Indiana 

According to the EPA, radon is a concern for all homes; even brand new ones may need radon gas abatement procedures. Especially for [...]

Thursday, October 27, 2011 @ 07:10 PM
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Radon

Radon Mitigation Indianapolis Indiana If you have recently had your Indianapolis, Indiana home tested for radon and had the results come back positive, it is easy to panic and not know what to do. But inaction only puts your family at further risk, so after the initial shock has worn off, you need to contact a radon mitigation specialist as soon as you can. Only a fully trained and properly licensed radon mitigation contractor will be able to pinpoint the source of the contamination and take the steps necessary to get rid of it once and for all. Test Your Indianapolis Indiana Home For Radon Whether you have lived in Indianapolis, Indiana your whole life or just recently moved to the area, your home and your family is at risk for radon contamination. Many residents of Indianapolis, Indiana mistakenly believe that radon is only a problem in the northeast, but [...]