WHAT IS RADON GAS? HOW CAN IT AFFECT YOUR FAMILY’S HEALTH?

Radon is a naturally occurring, radioactive gas that is a Class A carcinogen. It is the number 1 cause of lung cancer among non-smokers, killing an estimated 20,000 Americans every year. It is a silent killer because it is odorless and colorless. Radon gas is naturally emitted through the soil. It isn’t dangerous outside but is dangerous and deadly when it is trapped in a house. Older homes are usually…

Polybutylene Pipe (PB) Water Piping

Polybutylene Pipe (PB) Water Service  This blue plastic pipe is sometimes used for the main water service line and was commonly installed during the 70’s and 80’s. Unfortunately, this material turned out to be sensitive to the chlorine used in municipal water. Because your inspector cannot see pipe that is buried, only the visible part can be determined as functional. Due to the expense of replacing the buried pipe, it…