Levels of Radon in Indiana

Posted on: March 2, 2010 by in Radon
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  INDIANA The U.S. EPA and the U.S. Geological Survey have evaluated the radon potential in the U.S. and have developed this map to assist National, State, and local organizations to target their resources and to assist building code officials in deciding whether radon-resistant features are applicable in new construction.. All homes should be tested regardless of geographic location. The map assigns each of the 3,141 counties in the U.S. to one of three zones based on radon Continue Reading ...

Remove Radon In Water

Posted on: March 2, 2010 by in Radon
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Most radon-related deaths in the US are due to radon gas accumulated in houses from seepage through cracks in the foundation, 30 to 1,800 deaths per year are attributed to radon from household water. High levels of dissolved radon are found in the groundwater in some areas flowing through granite or granitic sand and gravel formations. If you live in an area with high radon in groundwater it can get into your private well. Washing dishes, showering, and laundering can disturb the water Continue Reading ...

Effects Of Radon

Posted on: March 2, 2010 by in Radon
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Louisville Radon Inspection Many Indiana counties at the EPA highest level and all of Indiana is at risk for deadly radon gas. All of Southern Indiana & Northern Kentucky including Louisville is in a moderate to hot zone for radon gas. "Indoor radon gas is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States and breathing it over prolonged periods can present a significant health risk to families all over the country with an estimated 21,000 annual radon-related lung cancer Continue Reading ...

Radon In Granite Countertops

Posted on: March 1, 2010 by in Radon
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One common and potentially dangerous health risk inside buildings has recently been found in high levels in granite finishes. This popular counter top choice has become suspect as an emitter of radiation and high contents of radon gas inside the home. Recent radon testing has revealed that in addition to potential radon exposure though foundations or water, uranium in granite finishes is releasing radon as it breaks down after installation in the home. Learn from Louisville Home Inspection on Continue Reading ...

The Facts About Radon Gas

Posted on: March 1, 2010 by in Radon
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Many Indiana counties are at the EPA highest level and all of Indiana is at risk for deadly radon gas. Indoor radon gas is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States and breathing it over prolonged periods can present a significant health risk to families all over the country with an estimated 21,000 annual radon-related lung cancer deaths, Radon is a radioactive gas that has been found in homes all over the United States. It comes from the natural breakdown of uranium Continue Reading ...

Best Home Inspection Company This Side Of The River!

Posted on: February 23, 2010 by in Clients Say It All
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Certainty Home Inspection in my opinion is one of the best inspection companies on this side of the river. They have always been fair, honest and very respectful of my buyers and sellers. My buyers love the ease of reading the inspection report and how they break things down for them. Certainty will be on the top of my list as recommended home inspectors. Kathy Striby Prudential Parks and Weisberg Jeffersonville Indiana Continue Reading ...

Sealing A Door Against The Weather – Louisville Home Inspection Tip

Posted on: February 19, 2010 by in Maintenance/Safety
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Weather Stripping A Window Or Door In Indiana and Kentucky, all home inspectors will tell you to use weather stripping in your home to seal air gaps around movable joints, such as windows or doors. Find out some tips from Louisville Home Inspection. To determine how much weather stripping you will need, add the perimeters of all windows and doors to be weather stripped and then buy just a little extra to allow for waste. Selection Choose a type of weather stripping that will withstand Continue Reading ...

Efficient House Windows with Louisville Home Inspection

Posted on: February 19, 2010 by in Maintenance/Safety
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Louisville Home Inspector would like to share some information about window efficiency in the Southern Indiana and Louisville area. Windows provide our homes with light, warmth, and ventilation but in the winter time they can lack on performance. Placing your hand against a window pane on a cold day proves the point. If the pane feels cold, there's a good chance you can reduce your energy costs by either insulating your windows or installing new ones. Insulating with drapes is a low cost fix Continue Reading ...

Most Professional Home Inspection Company In Southern Indiana!

Posted on: February 16, 2010 by in Clients Say It All
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Certainty Home Inspections is certainly one of the most professional home inspection companies in the Southern Indiana area. Vince Hopper EXP Continue Reading ...

New Albany Home Inspector inspects homes for sale in New Albany IN!

Posted on: February 16, 2010 by in Clients Say It All
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Diane Thomas' first time home buyer had a home inspection from Certainty. I welcomed both the buyer and her father to the inspection and to ask any questions they may have. Certainty had the computer monitor, color photos, and report that we went over thoroughly at the home after his 2 hour inspection was made. Not only did William answer the questions the new buyer's father had, he gave both the buyer and her father tips of home ownership. He took an additional 1 hour explaining items and home Continue Reading ...