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

The Effects of Radon Gas in Fort Collins, Colorado If you are a resident of the Ft. Collins area, you have probably taken the time to protect your property from various threats. You may have installed a burglar alarm or home security system to protect the property from break-ins. You may have invested in basement waterproofing to protect yourself from flooding. But there could be a silent and invisible killer lurking inside your Ft. Collins area home, putting yourself and your family at risk. That silent killer is radon gas, and it is present throughout the Ft. Collins area. When radon is dispersed in the air it is not that big a threat, but when it is concentrated inside your home it becomes a real danger to your health and the health of your family. Radon Gas Causes Cancer Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer among smokers, [...]

Radon

Take Radon Action in Your Fort Collins, Colorado Home If you live in the Ft. Collins are, you may already be aware of the threat that radon contamination poses to your health and the health of your family. As a resident of Ft. Collins, you may have friends and neighbors who have dealt with their own radon problems. You may have even had your own home tested when you bought it. Even so, now is the perfect time to have your Ft. Collins area home tested or retested for radon contamination. The World Health Organization has recently lowered its threshold for radon contamination, and it is a good idea to have your home tested using those new standards. If you have never had your Ft. Collins area home tested for radon, it is important to schedule that test and take radon action. January is the perfect time to do that [...]

Friday, December 16, 2011 @ 09:12 PM
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Fort Collins Business Owners Need to Be Prepared for Vapor Intrusion Businesses around the country are grappling with the problem of vapor intrusion, or VI, and the Ft. Collins, Colorado area is certainly no exception. If you own a business, operate a warehouse or run a factory in the Ft. Collins, Colorado area, it is important to have all of your commercial facilities tested for vapor intrusion as soon as possible. As a business owner, it is your responsibility to provide a safe and secure workplace for your employees. If you fail to do so, even unwittingly, you could be subject to severe fines and penalties. Having your Ft. Collins, Colorado area businesses tested for vapor intrusion is a small price to pay for the peace of mind that comes with knowing your workers and your investments are protected. It is important to have your Ft. Collins, Colorado area commercial [...]

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

Radon Testing – What Every Colorado Resident Needs to Know Living in the mountains and foothills of Colorado can be very rewarding, but it can also pose a number of dangers. Radon is a colorless and odorless gas that can seep into your home from the surrounding rock and harm your family. Many Colorado residents are under the mistaken impression that problems are confined to the northeast. In fact, radon problems can crop up anywhere, and Colorado residents are definitely at risk. If your home sits on a rocky foundation you could be even more at risk, since radon can seep through the rock and enter your Colorado home through even the smallest cracks in the foundation or basement walls. Radon can also seep into your Colorado home through contaminated ground water, and you would never know that the water was contaminated unless you had it tested. Even if you [...]

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 @ 04:09 PM
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What To Do About a Colorado Radon Problem in Ft. Collins If you live in Ft. Collins, Colorado, you already know how beautiful the scenery is. What you may not know, however, is that you and your family could be at risk from an enemy you cannot even see. Radon gas is completely colorless and odorless, but it can also be deadly. In fact, other than cigarette smoking, radon gas is the biggest lung cancer risk out there. Even if no one in your family smokes, you could still be at risk for lung cancer if you have high levels of radon in your home. The nature of Ft. Collins can sometimes mean that residents are at higher than average risk of Colorado radon contamination. The sturdy bedrock typical of the area can predispose houses to radon contamination. One of the main ways gas enters homes is through cracks in [...]