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Long-Term Testing

There are two ways to test for radon in your home: Short-term Testing Long-term Testing Radon Diva starts by performing a 48-hour short-term radon test. Depending on the results from the initial test, we may recommend following-up the test with a

What homeowners need to know about radon!

Because most radon testing is currently happening as part of the real estate transaction, you may not have heard of “radon” or know much about it. We want to change this! What is radon gas? You cannot see radon, taste

Is there a safe level of radon?

The Ohio Department of Health estimates that one-half of Ohio homes have radon levels above the Environmental Protection Agency’s recommended action level of 4.0 pCi/L.  To find the average indoor radon levels of all Ohio counties, as determined by radon test results

Radon and Lung Cancer Screening

Radon Diva has tested many homes in the Cincinnati-area that have had elevated radon levels. As a homeowner, hearing that you have been exposed to elevated radon levels can be a real cause for concern. Many ask, “What should we

Radon and Home Sales: What buyers and sellers should know about radon gas

Because of the health risks associated with radon gas, more and more buyers are inquiring about radon levels before purchasing a home. You cannot see radon, taste radon, or smell radon. But this colorless, tasteless, and odorless gas is the primary source of

It’s National Radon Action Month

Is your 2014 off to a great start? Are there resolutions that you have already lost sight of? Get back on track! Radon Diva has a resolution for you. It’s one that’s easy to keep, and is affordable. And other than

The Action Level

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) set the action level for radon at 4.0 pCi/L. This action level is not a safe level or a health-based action level. Rather, this action level is a level that homes can be reduced to

Indoor Air Quality

Americans, on average, spend approximately 90 percent of their time indoors making indoor air quality very important. How healthy is your home? Indoor air pollutants originate from both indoor sources (originating from inside the home/building) and outdoor sources (drawn into

Radon Studies

Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. It takes the lives of 21,000 Americans each year. Indications that radon causes lung cancer date back to the 16th century, and studies have continued up to present day. 1556     

Cancer Mortality

Radon Diva recently took a course about radon gas from a physician’s perspective. It was an extremely informative course, and we took away some really great information about the health effects of radon gas. We would like to share one

 

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