Tuesday, April 17, 2012 @ 04:04 PM
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Radon

Radon is a poisonous gas troubling the residents of Lansing, Michigan. When it builds up inside a home, it can pose immediate health problems for the family that is living there. Worse yet, this gas is not detectable by human senses, and could therefore be inside your home without you even realizing it. What is the Source of Built-Up Radon Levels? Radon gas is a byproduct of certain decaying elements found beneath the earth’s surface. Uranium and thorium, both radioactive elements founds in soil, are the most common culprits. They have been a part of the earth’s makeup for as long as records have been kept. When they start to decay, they produce the single atom radon gas, which is also on the radioactive chart and is extremely toxic when inhaled in concentrated levels. The Risks Associated with High Radon Levels The gas itself has no taste or scent, nor [...]

Monday, March 26, 2012 @ 02:03 PM
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Radon

Radon Levels and Radon Mitigation Michigan The Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, has designed a radon gas mapping zone that is color specific for each U.S. State. The county zoning areas are broken into high, moderate and low-risk potential screening regions. The determinant for radon levels consists of a combination of soil, air, geological or foundational and indoor measurements. Lansing, Michigan is a proponent of radon testing via its Filley Street location for the Environmental Resource Management Division, Radiological Protection Section of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. Residential and commercial owners of the east side of the Grand River, the residential and commercial west side, the suburban and rural northwest side and the more populous south side of Lansing can contact the Environmental Quality Department. The Department will mail a free DIY radon testing kit which contains a device for taking radon measurements. They will then analyze this device [...]

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

Radon Gas in Michigan Whether you just moved into your Lansing area home or have lived there all your life, finding out that you have high levels of radon gas can be both frightening and disconcerting. Suddenly finding high levels of radon in your home is scary, especially because this odorless and colorless radioactive gas is a leading cause of lung cancer, even for people who have never smoked a day in their life. Those high radon levels mean that you are at serious risk, along with everyone else who spends time in your home. The good news is that even serious radon problems can be fixed. Unlike many other types of contamination, you can deal with high levels of radon gas in your home and render it safe once again for yourself and your family. No matter how serious your radon problem may be, there is a mitigation system [...]

Radon

Have You Tested Your Lansing, Michigan Home For Radon If you have not yet had your Lansing area home tested for radon, now is the perfect time to do so. The Environmental Protection Agency has declared that January is National Radon Action Month, and that makes it the perfect time for Lansing area homeowners to have their houses tested for the presence of this dangerous radioactive gas. The World Heath Organization has recently lowered the action level for radon gas from the previous 4.0 picocuries per liter to the new standard of just 2.7 picocuries per liter. That means that even if you had your Lansing area home tested before, you might want to Take advantage of National Radon Action Month to have your property tested again. You Cannot Detect Radon Unless You Test Radon is a serious problem for residents of the Lansing area, and no matter where you [...]

Thursday, December 22, 2011 @ 07:12 PM
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Radon

Be Aware of the Threat of Vapor Intrusion to Lansing, Michigan Business Whether you have just set up shop in the Lansing, Michigan area or have been doing business for decades, you need to be aware of an invisible threat to yourself, your workers and your livelihood. That problem is known as vapor intrusion, and it represents a serious threat to business owners in the Lansing, Michigan area. 
 If you are already familiar with the threat posed by radon, you may have some idea what vapor intrusion is all about and why it is such a danger in the Lansing, Michigan area. Like radon, the problem of vapor intrusion originates in the soil surrounding your Lansing, Michigan, as well as in the groundwater. The contaminants that are implicated in vapor intrusion range from petroleum products and heavy metals to volatile organic compounds known to cause cancer and other diseases. [...]

Thursday, October 27, 2011 @ 07:10 PM
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Radon

Lansing Radon Mitigation If you live in the Lansing area, you might think that you and your family are immune from radon problems. With so many reports about Lansing radon focusing on the rust belt of the northeast, it is understandable why so many Lansing residents feel that they have nothing to fear from this colorless and odorless radioactive gas. Be Assured Your Lansing Michigan Home is Radon Free But Lansing residents do have reason to worry, and it is important for those residents to protect themselves by having their homes tested for radon contamination. You can start by having a comprehensive radon test done by a company licensed to do business in the Lansing area. Choosing a company with plenty of experience in the Lansing area is important, since the landscape and environment of Lansing poses some unique challenges for radon testing companies. An experienced company will be able [...]

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 @ 03:09 PM
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Radon

What Lansing, Michigan Area Residents Need to Know About Radon Testing and Removal If you live in the Lansing, Michigan area, part of your responsibility as a homeowner and a family member is to have the house tested for radon. This colorless and odorless radioactive gas exists virtually anywhere, including the Lansing, Michigan area. Until you have your home tested, you will never know whether or not you need the services of a radon testing contractor. Radon Testing in Lansing Michigan If your Lansing, Michigan home is found to have high levels of radon, your next call should be to a radon mitigation company. In fact, it is a good idea to interview several radon mitigation specialists. When you interview each company, they will explain to you exactly where and how radon is entering your Lansing, Michigan home, and how they propose to get rid of that contamination. The radon [...]