Free radon test kits available during January

In conjunction with National Radon Action Month, the North Carolina Radon Program is distributing 3,000 radon test kits at no charge this month. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that is invisible, odorless and tasteless. It is released...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/14/2020


Free radon test kits available

In conjunction with National Radon Action Month, the North Carolina Radon Program will distribute 3,000 radon test kits at no charge this month. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that is invisible, odorless and tasteless. It is released...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/13/2020


Clark County giving away tests to detect radon levels in homes

David Garrett did not know what radon was until a friend at the health department suggested that he pick up a free radon testing kit. "I hung it up right away," the Springfield Twp. resident said, adding that he was shocked when he received the...[Read More]

Date Published: 09/27/2007


New home Checklist

Eight things you won't find on most inspection checklists are: termites, radon gas, fireplaces and chimneys, roof, asbestos/lead paint, mold, air/water quality, and insulation. You might want to check out with a specialist....[Read More]

Date Published: 07/07/2008


Granite counters pose minimal cancer risk

Sleek, smooth granite counters pose little cancer-causing risk to homeowners looking to upgrade their kitchens, according to experts. State officials maintain " and tests confirm " the counters give off little of the radioactive gas....[Read More]

Date Published: 09/02/2008