Posts by Kevin Roemer

Symptoms of High Radon Levels

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Radon gas is colorless, odorless, tasteless and extremely hazardous to your health.  Anyone, including you, can be living with radon, but you won’t know it unless you test. The EPA strongly urges homeowners whose homes test at 4 pCi/L or higher to have their homes mitigated. The EPA further encourages…

In New Brunswick, Canada, Woman Diagnosed with Lung Cancer from Radon

About Radon
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Sue Rickards, a resident of New Brunswick, is warning her community about the health hazards of radon, the second leading cause of lung cancer. Rickards was recently diagnosed with lung cancer due to radon seeping into her home and accumulating to a dangerous level. According to Health Canada, over 3,000…

Steps to Take Action Against Radon

Find a Radon Professional
Radon is odorless, tasteless and invisible, making it impossible to detect without a radon test. If you have never tested your home for radon, it’s impossible to know if your home is among the one in six homes in the U.S. affected by elevated levels of this radioactive carcinogen. Unfortunately,…

5 Myths About Radon

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There are many sites that give a slew of facts about an assortment of topics. While some seem to be providing beneficial information, not everything you read is true. When it comes to radon, you want to make sure you are getting all the proper information. It’s critical to gain…

Understanding the Hazards of Radon in Schools

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Although we put a great emphasis on education and school safety, it can be shocking to learn that schools – and schoolchildren – are neglected when it comes to radon testing. Since radon cannot be seen, smelled or tasted, students, teachers and parents have no idea that it might be…