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myths and facts about radon

Common Myths and Facts Surrounding Radon

September 10, 2021

Radon gas is an occurrence in homes that cannot be ignored – but like many things, with more and more people becoming aware of radon gas it has given rise to a number of urban myths and misconceptions that can mislead people. Here, we hope to expose some of the common myths surrounding radon and […]

Can You Smell Radon Gas?

April 23, 2021

This is a common question and the answer is unfortunately no, you cannot smell radon gas. Radon gas has no colour, smell or taste and is completely imperceptible to humans, even in high concentrations. Radon occurs naturally in the rocks and soil beneath us, but there is no way of knowing how much is escaping […]

What Are Radon Levels?

February 26, 2021

A question we often get asked here at PropertECO is “what are radon levels?” and “what are safe radon levels?”. In this article, we help answer these questions as well as explaining methods of reducing radon levels at your property. What Exactly Are Radon Levels? Radon levels are used to determine whether your home or […]

Radon Gas Map Of The UK

February 15, 2021

Radon can occur in any region of the UK but the most prominent areas to find high levels of radon gas are in Wales and the South West of England according to the Public Health England map. Other areas that are particularly vulnerable to high levels of radon are in Northumberland, Cumbria as well as […]

Radon Testing and Mitigation for Home in Wiltshire

March 25, 2020

Wiltshire is rich with Celtic history, with its plains being home to Stonehenge, the mysterious stone circle believed to date back to 3000 BC. Parts of the county are also classified as radon Affected Areas, as a client discovered when they were in the process of buying a property in a popular market town. Set […]

Health Effects Of Indoor Air Quality On Children

February 7, 2020

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) and Royal College of Physicians have recently issued a new report “The Inside Story: Health effects of indoor air quality on children and young people”. With children in the UK spending more and more of their lives indoors, medics are urging Government and local authorities to […]

Where To Place Radon Detectors?

January 29, 2020

One question we always get asked at PropertECO is where do I place radon detectors in my home? This article will explain describe what are the best areas for the radon detectors to be placed inside your property. When carrying out a radon test in your home, it’s important to place your detectors in suitable […]


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