Protect Your Home & Family from Radon

Protect Your Home & Family from Radon

Written by: Douglas Kaup January is Radon Awareness Month, making it a good time to share some facts about radon in western Pennsylvania.  Radon comes from the breakdown of trace amounts of uranium in our soil.  It is a gas it moves up into our homes where it becomes...

Air Cleaners and Indoor Air Quality

People, especially those with lung issues, are often interested in improving their indoor air quality or IAQ.  According to the EPA, one should take a three prong approach to improving IAQ. The first prong is air cleaning.  Air cleaners alone will not keep your IAQ...

Radon Testing Instructions

I often get questions about testing protocols for radon test kits.  First, when doing home testing with a kit, make sure all the directions are read.  In our own test kits – which are similar to others – there are basic instructions that talk about how to...

Exposure to Radon is a Preventable Health Risk

January is National Radon Awareness Month. Radon comes from the breakdown of trace amounts of uranium in our soil.  As a gas, it moves up into our homes where it is trapped and presents a danger to us in the form of lung cancer. Radon is considered the second leading...