Radon is an extremely dangerous chemical that can cause long-term effects, and even deadly consequences, to those who have it in their home for long periods of time. Unfortunately, because it is colorless and odorless, there is really no good way to find out if it is in your home without the use of radon mitigation through a radon mitigation and abatement service. Residential radon testing is the one way to keep yourself and your loved one safe during a time when such a life-changing and horrific chemical is inside your home.

The Dangers of Radon

Radon is extremely dangerous, which is why you must protect you and your family from its horrifying effects. The Surgeon General has said that radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S. today, which means that many people are affected by it in negative way

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Heating and cooling services

The modern heating and cooling, or HVAC system is a marvel of engineering that makes our lives more pleasant. Oddly enough, few homeowner’s actually think about their own systems until they need to make an adjustment to the temperature in their home. This is a mistake, as each system requires a certain amount of maintenance on a regular basis. If the system doesn’t receive this attention, it will eventually develop faults in its regular operation that result in inefficiency at best, and a break down in the worst case scenario.

What Maintenance Does My Home’s System Need?

Some homes have an HVAC system, others only need a furnace for cold winters, while others need just their air condi

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Air conditioning repair

Do you live in a part of the country that experiences extremely hot summers? If so, you are not alone. Nearly 85 percent of homeowners in the United States have air conditioning units in their homes because of this exact reason. Summer is a ton of fun, but the heat can sometimes make it unbearable. Even if you have a great summer day outside in the heat, it’s nice to know that when you get home to relax you can do so in the enjoyment of air conditioning. That’s just one of the reasons that, around this time of year, over 40 percent of homeowners are calling professional HVAC services to schedule routine maintenance. If you own a home and haven’t made this call yet this year, don’t wait too long to do it. Below are a few air conditioning reminders for you to keep in mind:

Air Conditioning

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Eliminate gophers

Rats and mice love cars. Really, they do. They think of your car as as a safe haven, and a place to bring up the kids. Whether you live in the city or the country, you may one day get the bad news from your mechanic. The best way to deal with the problem is preemptively, by making your car and hopefully your favored parking spot a no-rodent zone. Professional critter control companies, which can handle everything from gopher removal to creating a rodent-free zone around your house, can help to mitigate and even eliminate this problem.

Rats in the engine
It’s the kind of problem that most people don’t know about until it’s too late. Rats and mice of all kinds, the city dwellers and their country cousins, love to live in cars. They build nests, raise children, and even picnic

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Testing for radon

If you have heard about the possibility of radon in your home, you probably have some questions. Read on for some FAQ related to radon in your home and how to test for it and remove it.

  1. What is radon? Radon is an odorless, colorless gas emitted by the decay of a uranium particle. This is natural and occurs all over the world; however, in some places, there is more uranium and therefore more radon gas.
  2. Is Radon a problem I need to worry about? Radon gas that seeps into the air of a home or business eventually decays back into solid, charged particles. These can get into the lungs and increase the chances of a person developing lunch cancer. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Surgeon General estimate that radon is responsible for approxim

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Clogged drain

For so many people this time of year is involves planning for spring and summer. Planning for trips, which new leagues to join, what weekend to host your annual barbeque, and so much more. For homeowners, this planning also involves a home improvement project or two. Maybe you finally need to put up new gutters, or perhaps you really want to finish that back deck before the family comes to visit. Whatever your project might be, it takes planning and in some cases hiring the right expert for the job. Some home improvement projects that nearly always involve hiring a bit of outside help revolve around your home’s plumbing system. Below are three of the most common types of plumber help you may need this spring:

Clogged Drains and Toilets - No one likes dealing with a clogged toilet, but when

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Siding installation

Home owners have many tasks if they want to make sure that their property holds its value. From major repairs like siding installation and roofing shingles to minor maintenance like paint touchups and inside fixes, home ownership takes a lot of work.
Like your own personal health, it takes an effort to make sure that your home stays in its best shape. Given that a home is major investment, maintaining it is often as important as making sure that you are healthy. From roofing contractors to window installation, most experts recommend that you invest the money in the highest quality choices if you can afford them. Thinking of every home improvement as an additional investment in your home can help you u

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Water heater replacement fort worth

Have you been typing in ‘plumbers near me’ lately? You’re probably at the end of your rope trying to find a solution to your leaky pipes.

Seeking out a professional is the best plan of action no matter the problem you face. Not only will you be able to take a look at any other problems swimming beneath the surface, you’ll ensure your issue is resolved promptly and without fail. While there’s no problem with do-it-yourself plumbing techniques, there’s something to be said about a little peace-of-mind. Learning more about your day-to-day washing and cooking habits will help inform your decision before you commit to a consultation or new installation this year.

What can you know about sewer repair before you go about finding the right plumber after typing in ‘plum

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