Concrete Problems

Crumbling, Cracking, Settling, Heaving & Stains Concrete is quite literally the foundation of many of today’s construction projects. It’s also widely used for exterior surfaces–driveways, sidewalks, patios, stoops, steps, etc. No wonder: Concrete is strong, durable, relatively inexpensive and can be formed into many shapes and sizes. But concrete also has its drawbacks. It’s prone


A Solid Foundation

Planning for and preserving building integrity Our real estate inspections frequently reveal conditions that could damage (and sometimes already have damaged) a building’s foundation. Water and insufficient soil compaction are two of the main culprits. Here are a few ways to prevent foundation damage: Backfill If you’re having a new home or commercial structure built,


Reducing Radon

Reducing Radon It’s not as difficult (or costly) as you might think You’ve had a radon test for your home or other building and the radon reading is high. Now what? Should you be alarmed? Should you ignore the problem? Neither. You certainly should not ignore the problem because radon, which is a radioactive gas


Radon Gas Testing

Via Continuous Monitoring Equipment Continuous Radon gas monitoring is an ideal means of determining Radon gas concentrations in any indoor environment. Placement of a small microcomputer instrument can produce accurate data in as little as 12 hours, providing a measurement of working level (WL) of Radon daughters in the air. These instruments are precision airborne


Radon

Serious health risk, simple solutions Are you breathing in radon as you read this? A radioactive gas you can’t see, smell or taste, radon might well be lurking in your home or other buildings you own or spend time in. Produced naturally by the decay of uranium and radium, radon is found in dangerously high


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