Tuesday, April 17, 2012 @ 08:04 PM
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Radon

High radon levels are extremely dangerous, radon is a cancer-inducing radioactive gas that can neither be seen nor smelt. Radon levels can rise within your home without you having any idea about it. This particular gas is reported to be the cause of up to 20,000 deaths annually worldwide. Most of these deaths are due to lung cancer caused by over-exposure to concentrated radon levels. In fact, medical experts and researchers consider radon gas to be the second leading cause of lung cancer within the United States — smoking, of course, being the first cause. An individual who is a heavy smoker and who lives in a home that contains high radon levels faces a tremendous risk for lung disease. A significant number of households in the West Hartford, Connecticut region have been found to contain elevated radon levels. Sources of a Home’s Radon Levels Radon gas is created during [...]

Thursday, March 22, 2012 @ 08:03 PM
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Radon

Radon Gas: Prevalence and Protection in West Hartford, CT Radon Mitigation With its pleasant, safe neighborhoods and beautiful views, West Hartford, Connecticut has been named one of America’s greatest places to live. While the overall amenities of the area are obvious, even a town like West Hartford contains one risk of which you may be unaware — that of radon gas. Fortunately, with radon mitigation services from SWAT Environmental, this does not have to be a concern any longer. The advancement of modern science means that doctors are more aware than ever of the exact causes of various diseases. Radon, which is responsible for many cases of lung cancer, is a perfect example. Radon occurs naturally, but it is a radioactive gas that is gradually created over time from deposits in the ground. While radon has existed for many years, is presence in homes is a more recent discovery. In [...]

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 @ 08:02 PM
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Radon

Testing Your Home for Radon Gas – What Every West Hartford, CT Area Resident Needs to Know While radon contamination is a serious problem throughout the entire country, it can be a particular threat to those in the northeast United States. If you live in the West Hartford area, you and your family could be at risk and you might never even know it. Having your West Hartford home tested for radon is an essential first step. Until you have your property tested, you can never truly know whether or not your home is at risk. Radon is impossible to detect with the naked eye, and you need to use specialized testing equipment just to find it. Detecting radon in your West Hartford requires a specialized approach, and a company with specific expertise. When choosing a radon testing company it is important to look for a firm with specific experience [...]

Tuesday, January 3, 2012 @ 08:01 PM
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Radon

Know if Your Home is Infected With Radon for Radon Action Month The Environmental Protection Agency has recently announced that January is National Radon Action Month, and that is good news for residents of the West Hartford area. The public service announcements and special discounts associated with this special month are expected to spur many of those West Hartford area residents to action, getting them to have their homes tested and get their radon problems fixed. There is no doubt that radon is a serious problem, or that the EPA is serious about the issue. In naming January National Radon Action Month, the EPA is making a statement and showing how dangerous this problem really is. The worldwide statistics are certainly grim. According to the World Health Organization, radon contamination is responsible for some 20,000 deaths from lung cancer each year in the United States alone. The death toll around [...]

Radon

Is Your West Hartford, Connecticut Business Safe From Vapor Intrusion? When you own a business in West Hartford, Connecticut, you are responsible for a great many things, from getting the payroll done on time to making sure you have enough materials on hand to run your operations. As a business owner, you are also responsible for the health and safety of the workers you employ. If you fail to keep those workers safe, you could face serious civil and even criminal penalties, even if you were unaware of the threat when the damage took place. That is why so many West Hartford, Connecticut business owners are having their factories, offices, warehouses and other commercial buildings tested for vapor intrusion. If you are familiar with the radon problem afflicting many homeowners, you already have a basic understanding of what vapor intrusion is and what makes it so dangerous. Like radon, vapor [...]

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 @ 06:10 PM
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Radon

Radon The Silent Killer Residents of West Hartford, Connecticut may not even realize that they have a silent killer lurking in their homes named RADON. That silent killer is known as radon, and if you have high levels in your West Hartford, Connecticut home, your family could be at risk without you even knowing it. Taking the time to have your home tested is the first step. The next step is to hire a quality radon mitigation company who can help you protect your house and your family. The exact radon mitigation procedures you will use on your West Hartford, Connecticut home depends in large part on just where and how that gas is entering your home. One of the biggest dangers of radon is that it can enter your home in so many different ways. You may already know that the West Hartford, Connecticut region sometimes has high levels [...]

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 @ 06:10 PM
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Radon

Are you aware of the huge health risks high levels of Connecticut radon presents to you and your family? If you live in Hartford, Connecticut chances are you do everything you can to protect your home and your family. As a proud homeowner and resident of West Hartford and surrounding areas, you look for ways to make your home and your neighborhood more beautiful and more appealing. But you may be neglecting the safety of your home and your family without even knowing it. Many residents of Hartford County and surrounding areas do not realize that Connecticut radon is a problem in their communities, but this colorless and odorless gas is in fact a big health risk. Connecticut Radon is a Huge Risk to West Hartford Residents In fact, residents of Hartford, Connecticut areas find that Connecticut radon gas contamination is second only to smoking in terms of lung cancer [...]