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...

Air Quality and Your Lungs

Recently in western Pennsylvania, there has been a lot of discussion about air quality, pollution, and the importance of protecting your lungs when you are considered part of a “sensitive” population. However, the terminology and classification may be confusing. What...

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...

Home Cleanliness and Internal Air Quality

Cleanliness of a home or building can have an effect on the internal air quality. You have to search deep to ensure that your home is truly clean. Just because you’ve managed to put the clutter away, it doesn’t mean your home is clean. On the other hand, don’t...