Radon: Unseen menace

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Radon: Unseen menace

It's common in La Plata County homes
La Plata County levels of radon are more than four times the national average. Chris Herman of HouseMaster Home Inspection of Durango squeezes through a crawl space beneath a house on East Fifth Avenue while installing a radon-mitigation depressurization system.
Joe Bisogno of HouseMaster Home Inspection of Durango pushes PVC piping through a hole to Chris Herman. The piping will be used in a depressurization system beneath a house on East Fifth Avenue.
Just as radon works its way through fissures into local homes, Chris Herman of HouseMaster Home Inspection of Durango struggles to squeeze through a crawl space while doing radon mitigation work on East Fifth Avenue.
Chris Herman of HouseMaster Home Inspection of Durango explains the process of installing a depressurization system to assist with radon gas mitigation from within a house on East Fifth Avenue Monday.
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Wendy Rice, a consumer science agent for the Colorado State University Cooperative Extension in Durango, has scheduled a number of talks about radon. She will speak in the Pine Room at the La Plata County Fairgrounds at 6 p.m. Wednesday and Feb. 20;

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Radon: Unseen menace

La Plata County levels of radon are more than four times the national average. Chris Herman of HouseMaster Home Inspection of Durango squeezes through a crawl space beneath a house on East Fifth Avenue while installing a radon-mitigation depressurization system.
Joe Bisogno of HouseMaster Home Inspection of Durango pushes PVC piping through a hole to Chris Herman. The piping will be used in a depressurization system beneath a house on East Fifth Avenue.
Just as radon works its way through fissures into local homes, Chris Herman of HouseMaster Home Inspection of Durango struggles to squeeze through a crawl space while doing radon mitigation work on East Fifth Avenue.
Chris Herman of HouseMaster Home Inspection of Durango explains the process of installing a depressurization system to assist with radon gas mitigation from within a house on East Fifth Avenue Monday.
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