Radon Disclosure – A Shocking and Sad Tale

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Radon is an odorless, colorless gas that can cause cancer.  When you buy a home part of your home inspection is for radon.  If the radon level is too high, installing a mitigation system ventilates the basement to a safe amount. Radon is an environmentally hazardous substance.  As a result, it is strictly regulated by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency Disclosure of high radon levels is required. Because of this,…

January is Radon Month

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January is radon month for me because this is when I focus on telling people about it.  Allow me to explain why I do this. When you are buying a home, part of the process involves a home inspection.  Home inspections are usually done in 3 sections – structural, wood destroying pests and radon.  It’s easy for most home buyers to understand why they need a structural and pest inspection.  Radon is…