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How to Mitigate Radon with Your Sump Pump

What is a Sump Pump?

A sump pump is essentially an added form of flood protection for a home. It is generally installed under the basement floor to collect ground water before it can rise and enter your home. It comes in handy during the rainier seasons or when the snow begins melting in the winter.

What is Radon?

Radon is radioactive gas that you can’t see or smell. It is capable of causing cancer if you are exposed to it for too long, so homes generally have ways to mitigate it put in place. You can have a radon testing company test your home for the gas if you’re concerned about its presence. This is a wise thing to do whenever you move into a new home just so that you can be aware of the radon levels you are dealing with.

Sump Pumps and Radon

Sump pumps can either be a gift or a curse when it comes to radon. Some can be converted into a suction point to help rid your home of radon, while others can be a source for radon in your home. The type o

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3 Extremely Popular Types of Window Treatments

Certain homeowners might prefer decorative window treatments while others are looking for something more functional. Fortunately, you can find window treatments that allow you to utilize both of the previously mentioned qualities. However, it’s understandable to want to do a bit of research before purchasing new window treatments. With that in mind, here are three types of window treatments to consider placing in your home.

  • Vertical or Horizontal Blinds

    Many people prefer placing blinds over their windows. This type of window treatment allows you to have an easy time controlling how much natural light enters your home. In addition, you can choose whether you want to have vertical or horizontal blinds. Most people prefer horizontal blinds but vertical ones are also popular. You’ll also be interested to know that blinds are available in a wide range of materials including wood, vinyl, and even aluminum.
  • Shades


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