Removing radon from water / Guides

Radon in Homes - Mitigation

Removing radon gas from well water

...radon from water can range from $5000 - $8,000 installed, while this system's range is more in the $3,000 - $5,000. Watch the video below for greater detail on how these types of systems work. That covers Removing Radon Gas from Well Water, also be sure to find out How to control radon gas in homes , Removing Rad...

Radon and vapour barrier below slab on grade floor
Healthy indoor air quality

Vapour / radon barriers below slab floors

...radon protection : Removing radon gas from well water Removing radon gas from crawlspaces & basements From the EcoHome Green Home Building Guides

Radon Mitigation - Installing a radon evacuation stack in a slab floor
Radon in Homes - Mitigation

Mitigating radon gas in homes

...radon gas in the area. Testing Radon in Homes in Canada - Order Online Here or for Testing Radon in Homes in the US, Order Online Here Is there radon gas in water? Yes, unfortunately radon is water-soluble and can enter homes that rely on well water, particularly as water is aerated by showers and sinks. Li...

Preventing radon gas in homes starts with testing for radon - the only sure way
Radon in Homes - Mitigation

Radon Gas Awareness - Up to 10% of North American homes tested have unsafe radon levels

...radon prevention in new homes and mitigation techniques in existing homes that tested above safe levels. This page highlights the importance of Preventing Radon Gas in Home s, now be sure to read about Removing Radon gas from Crawlspaces & Basements , Removing Radon Gas from Well Water , and Choosing Between The Diff...

Crawlspace radon barrier installation for radon mitigation
Radon in Homes - Mitigation

Removing radon gas from basements and crawlspaces

...Removing Radon gas from Crawlspaces & Basements, to read more about Radon Mitigation in Homes , see the Guides here , to read how to reduce Radon Gas in well water, see here , both from the EcoHome Green Building Guides Rob Mahoney is a radon mitigation specialist in the National Capital Region and sits on many adv...

Insulating crawlspaces as part of home renovation
Crawl spaces

How to insulate crawlspaces properly as part of renovating an older home

...Removing radon gas from crawlspaces We highly recommend getting your air tested for radon gas before beginning work to determine if any measures will be needed to protect your air quality. Air contaminated with radon gas is a serious health hazard and is the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking. Please s...

Crawl Spaces or Slab on Grade Foundations?
Foundations and Basements

Slab on grade or crawlspaces, which is better?

...from bedrooms if possible to avoid disruptions from any mechanical noise such as water heaters, boilers, HRVs and ERVs , etc. It is also wise to work on sound proofing. See our video here on how to soundproof a mechanical room for a slab on grade . Plumbing and electrical: this is really the only thing that doesn’t h...

Finished basements can lead to mold and mildew
Healthy indoor air quality

Why are basements moldy? How to fix or Prevent a Moldy Basement

...from getting into them, as if they didn't already contain thousands of litres of water. Polyethylene won't keep foundations dry, they are already soaking wet. All it will do is prevent the thousands of liters of water that are already in the wall from drying safely to the inside, where it could easily be handled by a d...

Better Basement Design on basement walls prevents mold and midlew
Healthy indoor air quality

Basement renovations: How to prevent mold when finishing basements

...from damage and mold growth. It caused the damage by prevented the wall from drying to the interior and instead sealed the moisture in. As one of the foremost authorities on healthy basement construction, Professor John Straube of the University of Waterloo dubbed this typical type of wall assembly a "mold incubation...

Condensation on windows in our homes - why is it there? - how to stop it?
Walls and Roofs

Condensation on windows is a pain but is it a problem & how to stop it?

...removing humidity from the air just because they were running longer. On the other hand, the new models, because they achieve the desired temperature much faster, don't remove the humidity from the air. There might even be more relative humidity than before turning it on as the cooler air has less ability to retain moi...

Crawl Spaces or Slab on Grade Foundations?
Crawl spaces

Should I Build on a Slab on Grade Foundation or a Crawl Space?

...from bedrooms if possible to avoid disruptions from any mechanical noise such as water heaters, boilers, HRVs and ERVs , etc. It is also wise to work on sound proofing. See our video here on how to soundproof a mechanical room for a slab on grade . Plumbing and electrical: this is really the only thing that doesn’t h...