Removal / Discussions

Can you use an HRV or ERV for radon removal in a dirt floor basement?

...removal works fairly well when there are no other options, but as it only dilutes the existing air, you will likely find better results with source removal, as ...

Posted by Douglas Touart March 1, 2021, 5:15 p.m. Radon in Homes - Mitigation 1 Responses

Should I bother testing for radon in a gutted and uninsulated house?

...removal of wall panels and the ancient insulation aka 100-years-of-mold, the house is pretty drafty. I want to test for radon to see if I should build in a rado...

Posted by Luba Sharapan March 27, 2021, 12:04 p.m. Radon in Homes - Mitigation 3 Responses

How do you install your own DIY radon mitigation system?

...removal, but if the basement is not finished space, one mitigation strategy is installing a dedicated HRV in the basement that is activated by a radon gas detec...

Posted by Ariel Fridman Jan. 27, 2020, 10:59 a.m. Radon in Homes - Mitigation 1 Responses

How do you lower high radon levels in a basement?

...removal services along with your local region to see if there are any specialists nearby, that’s probably your best bet. An alternative method for radon remov...

Posted by Uma Parekh May 22, 2020, 11:54 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 Responses

Are mice droppings and urine toxic?

I live in a country house and the basement is insulated from the ground floor with pink insulation. Over the years, there have been several mouse infestations ...

Posted by JT Nov. 14, 2017, 4:49 p.m. Pest control 1 Responses

Spray Foam for basements, which of the different types are best environmentally?

...removal machine in the future, the current final destination of studs and sheathing covered in spray foam is none other than a landfill unfortunately as it won’...

Posted by Rose Adams Jan. 9, 2020, 9:33 a.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

Should our HRV keep our humidity lower than 40%, even in the cold months?

...removal in the form of bathroom fans and range hoods. The quality of your windows will also impact how much ice you see forming, because the glazing surface o...

Posted by Kim Clement Feb. 8, 2021, 5:43 p.m. Ventilation 5 Responses

How do you get rid of mold in a bathroom?

There are mold stains on the ceiling of my bathroom, spots about 1 cm in diameter each). I would like to know which non-toxic product I can use to remove them....

Posted by Sara Oct. 28, 2017, 9:50 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 Responses

Could a ductless heat recovery ventilator be used for radon mitigation?

I have a 950 sq ft home, 65 years-old, in Arizona. Block construction, on cement slab, wood roof now insulated with 3" of foam. I have measure the radon with A...

Posted by Jim B Feb. 20, 2021, 4:40 p.m. Radon in Homes - Mitigation 1 Responses