All About Radon--A Cool Video!

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Home Inspector with US Inspect

January is National Radon Action Month, so I thought I'd share a video from our media library called, All About Radon! And remember, all my videos are available for embedding on your Web site--so, feel free!

Why?
Inhalation of and exposure to radon decay products is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States today. If you're a smoker, your chances of contracting lung cancer are much greater. The EPA says upwards of 20,000 deaths per year occur from radon exposure.

Limiting our exposure to radon gas is not just hype, it's genuinely important to the health and well-being of you and your family members.

Testing for Radon
There are various ways to test for radon from self testing to having a professional conduct a test. We always recommend a nationally certified specialist (NEHA) to get the most accurate reading.

About The Video
Find out what radon is, how it finds its way into our homes, and how we can protect ourselves as well as our families. You'll learn it's not very difficult or expensive to make your home a safer place to be.

See also:  http://www.usinspect.com/blog/radon-little-known-facts

 

Like this? Embed this video on your Web site

 

Posted By: Chrissy Doremus, U.S. Inspect Blog

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  2. Chris Smith 01/28/2011 10:59 AM
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Rainmaker
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Lorraine Sayer
Monument, Black Forest, Falcon, Fountain homes - Colorado Springs, CO
Realtor ABR,CDPE,GRI - Colorado Springs,CO RE/MAX

Chrissy great blog and great info. Radon may be the new buzz word on the block but here in CO it can be a deal killer.  Thank goodness there is a solution.

Jan 26, 2011 05:01 PM #1
Rainmaker
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Dawn Crawley
Dawn Crawley Realty - Pinehurst, NC
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We don't often test for radon in our area. However, we had an agent that went to Lowe's to get a kit a got a high reading. I highly suggested a certified inspector to check not the real estate agent.

Jan 26, 2011 05:08 PM #2
Rainer
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Keith Vermilyea
Silvercreek Realty Group - Boise, ID

Thanks for the video Chrissy.  In Boise, Radon hasn't made a big splash yet but perhaps it's right around the corner. 

Jan 27, 2011 01:02 PM #3
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Ellen Caruso
Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty - Glen Head, NY

Chrissy, thanks for posting, and please tell me how your feeling this pregnancy.

Jan 27, 2011 03:01 PM #4
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Chrissy Doremus ~ US Inspect ~
US Inspect - Chantilly, VA
Residential & Commercial Property Inspections

I'm feeling very well, thanks, Ellen! No time to really think about it most of the time between work and my other daughter, so it can be kind of funny. (Funny in that, you wouldnt think pregnancy was something you could "forget" was happening to you ;-) but sometimes, I do!) Thanks for asking!

Jan 27, 2011 04:01 PM #5
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Ellen Caruso
Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty - Glen Head, NY

Chrissy, glad to hear it and I do know what you mean, at one time I was commuting, working full time, and had 3 kids in 3 years. Talk about non-stop.

Jan 27, 2011 07:17 PM #6
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Chris Smith
Re/Max Chay Realty Inc., Brokerage - New Tecumseth, ON
South Simcoe, Caledon, King, Orangeville Real Esta

Chrissy, I will re-blog this to add to your series on Radon that I have shared with my audience.

Jan 28, 2011 10:46 AM #7
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US Inspect - Chantilly, VA
Residential & Commercial Property Inspections

Thanks, Chris!

Jan 31, 2011 01:50 PM #8
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