Radon testing for your basement is important if you live in the following states:
ANY OF THE 50 STATES!
And any of Canadian Provinces. (Hi neighbors!)
Look, I'll be totally honest. When I decided to finish my own basement I had never even heard of radon gas.
Then one day I'm sitting on my front porch, rocking in my old man rocking chair, drinking a frosty cold Belgian style beer and I look down the street. I notice what I thought at the time was the weirdest looking rain collection system attached to my neighbors house.
Turns out it was a radon fan and discharge pipe.
Someone in my neighborhood had gone through some considerable expense to have the fairly large pipe installed on the side of their house. So I decided to do a little research. [Read more...]