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Test Device Comparison

Radon Test Device Comparison

When it comes to radon testing, there are many radon test devices available to homeowners. It can be overwhelming trying to decide what’s best for you. We’re here to help you figure it out. Below, we discuss popular short-term radon test devices and compare radon test results across six devices. You can also check out…

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Optimal Mitigation

Optimal Mitigation

WHAT IS OPTIMAL MITIGATION? What do we mean when we talk about optimal mitigation? Optimal mitigation refers to a mitigation system that reduces radon levels as much as possible with the lowest energy consumption possible. We strive to create effective and efficient systems, which includes asking ourselves, “How can we make it better?” Check out…

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Which roof flashing is best?

Which roof flashing is best?

Which roof flashing is best? When exhausting a radon mitigation system through a roof, it is important to use quality materials. For example, if a roof flashing fails, a homeowner could end up with a leak. So let’s look at a few flashing options and which one we recommend for radon mitigation.  Click here to…

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Why We Don't Use Rain Caps

Why We Don’t Use Rain Caps

People often ask why we don’t use rain caps on radon mitigation systems. Leaving a pipe open to precipitation may seem counterintuitive; however, radon mitigation systems are designed to handle Minnesota weather. The system not only pulls radon from beneath the home but also draws out moisture, so the small amount of water that falls…

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