Removing radon gas / Guides

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

Removing radon gas from basements and crawlspaces

...radon gas levels in a home - I should know, my house was tested to have high radon levels, and after radon mitigation was installed and we re-tested for radon, I now know we can live safely - so radon mitigation works! First step, find out if you have a radon gas problem by having the air in your home tested. A radon...

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

...gas, but it is far more durable during the construction phase than the 6 mil poly. More on 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 as a matter of course, but especially if you've ever heard of any reports of there being 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...

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 gas concentrations, as well as techniques for 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...

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...

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

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

...Radon Mitigation , this will also act as a radon gas barrier to protect indoor air quality, and it will satisfy building inspectors who are not accustomed to seeing a wall without a vapour barrier and may not allow you to continue. Radon gas prevention and remedial insulation in basements © Ecohome Note: the ab...

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

Basement renovations: How to prevent mold when finishing basements

...Radon Mitigation , this will also act as a radon gas barrier to protect indoor air quality, and it will satisfy building inspectors who are not accustomed to seeing a wall without a vapour barrier and may not allow you to continue. Radon gas prevention and remedial insulation in basements © Ecohome Note: the ab...

Crawl Spaces or Slab on Grade Foundations?
Crawl spaces

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

...removing radon gas from basements here and about insulated Slab-on-Grade Foundation Form Systems in the EcoHome Green Building Guides for Sustainable Buildings here

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?

...gas heaters, stovetops & ovens – When natural gas or propane and butane burns it releases water vapor and potentially carbon monoxide. None of these are good in homes or our lungs or bloodstreams, so either choose a different heat source where possible, like a nice wood burning stove , or if not then ventilate to get t...

Crawl Spaces or Slab on Grade Foundations?
Foundations and Basements

Slab on grade or crawlspaces, which is better?

...removing radon gas from basements here and about insulated Slab-on-Grade Foundation Form Systems in the EcoHome Green Building Guides for Sustainable Buildings here