January is National Radon Action Month

January is National Radon Action Month

The Environmental Protection Agency recognizes January as National Radon Action Month. Radon exposure affects Americans across the country as the number one cause for lung cancer deaths for non-smokers. In fact, the EPA reports that lung cancer developed from radon...
What to Expect With a Radon Mitigation System

What to Expect With a Radon Mitigation System

Radon is a colorless, odorless gas that comes from the naturally-occurring breakdown of uranium and thorium. This radioactive gas is found in the soil and makes its way into homes and buildings through holes, cracks and other openings. The highest concentration of...
Understanding Radon and Keeping Your Home Safe

Understanding Radon and Keeping Your Home Safe

If you’re a resident of Ames, you may have already heard about our higher radon levels. In fact, the EPA has assigned Story County as a radon high risk zone. This means the average radon screenings have shown levels higher than 4pCi/L. In layman’s terms, this means...