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What Causes Radon in Basements?

May 11, 2020

Basements are considered to be one of the highest risks from radon in a property. Even if your house is not in a radon affected area then you are still at risk from radon gas. This article will look at what the causes of high levels of radon gas in basements are and what can […]

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New Smart Radon Detector Now Available – RadonEye Plus

January 30, 2018

propertECO are delighted to add the RadonEye Plus to the range of radon detectors available to customers across the UK. The RadonEye Plus from FTLab is a new generation of smart radon detector, with the ability to connect to WiFi so radon levels can be monitored remotely, either via a mobile App or webpage. The […]

New Year, New Regulations

January 2, 2018

As of 1st January 2018, the ‘action level’ for radon in workplaces has changed to 300 Bq/m3. The revision of the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 (IRR99), now Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17), means that all employers with annual average radon levels in excess of 300 Bq/m3 in their premises must Notify the Health & Safety […]

UK Radon Awareness Week 2017 Starts Today!

November 6, 2017

It’s that time of year again when the spotlight falls on radon, the gas which can seep into our homes and workplaces and is responsible for over 2000 lung cancer deaths every year. This year, the UK Radon Association which leads the campaign has chosen to focus on raising awareness of the increased risks that […]

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Nobody Is Addicted to Radon

March 23, 2017

Exposure to radon gas is responsible for around 2000 lung cancer deaths in the UK every year, however many of these would have been preventable had there been a wider knowledge about the dangers of radon. Dr Aaron Goodarzi, Canada Research Chair in Genome Damage and Instability Disease, says, “The first time most people realise they […]

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How much does a radon mitigation system cost?

March 9, 2017

If a radon test has revealed there are high levels of radon within your property, it is likely that your next step will be to investigate remedial measures that can be installed to reduce the radon level. But how much will the works cost? Firstly, let’s consider the two main types of radon mitigation. Positive […]

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Is Your Radon Sump Working?

February 24, 2017

Have you had a radon sump installed at your property to reduce high radon levels? Maybe you’ve just bought a property where there is an existing sump. We are often contacted by homeowners and building managers with one question: “How do I know if my radon sump is working?” There are two parts to this […]

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We ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS:

The UK Government has made it clear that it wants us to return to work. We are open for business for our full range of services. These include surveys and work in relation to all things radon – our lab is fully open and we are able to send out test detectors, carry out mitigation surveys and carry out work.