Radon Mitigation >> Radon

The EPA recommends that you should have a qualified radon mitigation contractor Radon your home because lowering the high radon gas levels requires a specific technical knowledge and a special set of skills. Without the proper tools and equipment or the technical knowledge, you might actually increase your radon level or create other potential health hazards and additional costs. However, if you do decide to do the work yourself, get information from your state radon office.

  1. The EPA recommends that you should use a state certified and/or qualified Radon contractor that is trained to fix your radon problems. You may determine a certain service provider’s qualifications to perform radon measurements or to mitigate your house in several ways. First, you should check with your state radon office, because many states will require that radon professionals to be licensed, certified, or registered, and for them to install radon mitigation systems that shall meet state requirements. Many states could provide you with an extensive list of knowledgeable Radon service providers doing business in your state.
  2.  In the states that don’t regulate radon gas services, ask the contractor if they hold the professional proficiency or certification credential, and if they follow their industry consensus standards such as the American Society for Testing and Materials that follows the standard practice for installing any Radon systems in the existing low-rise residential and office buildings. You can contact your local private proficiency programs for a list of privately-certified professionals in your particular area. Such programs generally provide members with a photo-ID card, which will indicate their qualification(s) and the ID-card holder’s expiration date.
  3.  For more information on these private proficiency programs, check out the web there is a lot of good information that can help you to Radon or contact your state radon office. It's a good idea to get estimates before you choose a contractor to fix your radon problem just as you would choose someone to do your other home repairs. It is always wise to get more than one estimate, to ask for their references, and to contact some of those references and to ask if they are satisfied with the radon mitigation contractors' work. Also, ask your state radon office or your local consumer protection office for information about the radon abatement contractors.
  4. In Ask that the contractor prepare a written contract before any work starts and carefully read the contract before you sign it. Make certain that everything in the contract matches the original copy of the proposal. The proposal should describe exactly what type of work will be done prior to and during the installation of the Radon system, what the system will consists of, and how the system will function. There are many contractors that provide a guarantee that they will adjust or modify the mitigation system to reach a negotiated radon gas level. Carefully read all of the conditions of the written contract describing the work guarantee.

How To Restore Water Damaged Pictures

Libraries, archives, museums, and historical societies are responsible not only for collecting, interpreting, and exhibiting significant materials that document history, but also for the long-term preservation, security, and accessibility of these Document restoration How To Restore Water Damaged Pictures materials.

The American Associa  read more..

Mold Remediation From Colorado Flooding

Places that are often or always damp can be hard to maintain completely free of mold. If there's some mold in the shower or elsewhere in the bathroom that seems to reappear, increasing ventilation (running a fan or opening a window) and cleaning more frequently will usually prevent mold from recurri  read more..

Asbestos Abatement Jobs


  read more..

Exposure To Lead Paint Results

Exposure to lead can have serious effects on reproductive function in both males and females. In male workers exposed to lead there can be a decrease in sexual drive, impotence, decreased ability to produce healthy sperm, and sterility. Malformed sperm (teratospermia), decreased number of sperm  read more..

Remove Urine Odor From Concrete

Removing Pet Stains and Odors YOU KNOW HOW IT GOES: The minute you turn your back, your pet decides that your new carpet is the perfect place to relieve himself. You clean and clean, but you can't get rid of that smell. What can you do? For complete tips and advice on pet behavior and  read more..

Flood Damage House

STUDY FACTS:

Power outages were the cause of 18% of water

damage incidents involving a sump pump.

Another 40% of incidents were attributed

to things such as a clogged inlet

screen or a faulty float switch.

LOSS PREVE  read more..

Get Homeowner Insurance To Pay For Mold Damage

In order to limit your exposure to airborne mold spores, you may want to wear an N-95 respirator, available at many hardware stores and from companies that advertise on the Internet (they cost about $12 to $25). Some N-95 respirators resemble a paper dust mask with a nozzle on the front; others are   read more..

Raw Sewage Is Extremely Hazardous

This document has been jointly prepared by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Division of Community Sanitation (DPH), and the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) and is intended to provide guidance to the general public relative to managing pathogen risks from d  read more..

Kill Mold On Flooded Basement Walls

Pumping Out a Flooded Basement If your basement is flooded, don’t rush to pump it out. Water in the ground outside your house is pushing against the outside of your basement walls, and the water inside is pushing right back. If you drain your basement too quickly, the pressure outside the walls wil  read more..

Wind Damage

During severe thunderstorms, tornadoes or hurricanes, homes may be Emergency Board up Wind Damage or destroyed by high winds. Debris that is flying through the air can break windows and splinter doors, allowing the high winds inside the home. In extreme wind storms, the force of the wind damage alone can cause weak ar  read more..