Wednesday, February 29, 2012 @ 09:02 PM
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Radon

Radon Gas Poses Danger to Colorado Springs If you live in the Colorado Springs area you may not realize just how much of a risk radon gas poses to yourself and your family. Some residents of Colorado Springs may feel that radon gas is only a serious problem for those living in the northeast, but the fact is that radon can strike virtually everywhere. To understand why radon is such a threat to those in the Colorado Springs area, it is a good idea to get to know a little bit about this common gas. Radon gas is present virtually everywhere in the environment, including the Colorado Springs area. Radon can seep up from the ground and the rocks underneath, and once it reaches the surface it is dispersed in the open air. Radon Gas Invades Colorado That airborne radon is not much of a threat to residents of the [...]

Tuesday, January 3, 2012 @ 05:01 PM
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Radon

Is Your Colorado Springs, Colorado Home Radon Free? If you have not yet had your Colorado Springs area home tested for radon contamination, now is the best time. The EPA has declared January National Radon Action Month. It is important to do so as soon as you can, since every day you delay could be putting yourself and your family at risk. Even if you have had your Colorado Springs area home tested in the past, it might be a good idea to have it retested, especially since the World Health Organization has recently lowered the threshold for the amount of radon that is considered a health risk. The Federal government is so concerned about radon in the Colorado Springs and around the country that the Environmental Protection Agency has recently declared January to be National Radon Action Month. The EPA is concerned that so many residents, both in the [...]

Radon

Vapor Intrusion and Colorado Springs Business Owners If you live in the Colorado Springs, Colorado area, you may already be familiar with radon gas. You may have even had your home tested for this colorless and odorless radioactive gas. But have you also had your Colorado Springs, Colorado area businesses, factories, warehouses and other commercial facilities tested for vapor intrusion? Vapor intrusion is similar radon contamination, but it tends to affect commercial grade facilities rather than residences. If you have not yet had your Colorado Springs, Colorado area business tested, you could have a problem and not even know it. Vapor intrusion occurs when certain compounds in the soil and groundwater, including petroleum hydrocarbons, heavy metals, mercury and volatile organic compounds, make their way into commercial facilities. Vapor intrusion can impact virtually any commercial building, including factories, warehouses and office buildings. Over time, those volatile organic compounds and other contaminants [...]

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 @ 03:11 PM
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Radon

Colorado Springs, Colorado Radon Mitigation Since radon gas has no smell or color it can only be detected with special tests. The fee for radon gas testing is quite low, and Colorado radon mitigation specialists can outfit your home with a system that will keep you protected for many years to come. A Colorado mitigation expert will test the radon levels in your home to determine whether or not intervention is required. If a system is needed to keep the radon vented safely outdoors, our radon remediation Colorado Springs team will be able to handle the problem for you quickly and safely. Colorado Springs radon mitigation teams will test the air in your home and let you know what the level is and what the recommendations are. CO radon removal specialists and radon remediation experts can install the necessary systems to keep your family protected. Radon mitigation area teams are [...]

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 @ 08:09 PM
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Radon

How Can Colorado Springs Residents Protect Themselves from Radon As a resident of Colorado Springs, you may be at risk from radon exposure. We all know about the dangers of smoking, but did you know that radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer? If you have high levels of radon in your Colorado Springs home, you could get lung cancer without ever lighting up a cigarette. If you suspect that you have high levels of radon in your home, you should have that home tested as soon as possible. In fact, you should have your Colorado Springs home tested for radon even if you do not suspect there is a problem. The insidious thing about radon contamination is that it is a silent killer. You cannot smell, see or taste radon in the air, but it could be there all the same. All Colorado Springs residents are potentially [...]