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Tips on using radon testing kits and ways to reduce radon in a house.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1988 (v.66#2) pg. 82

There's something in the air. Advice on sources of air pollution in the home. Looks at asbestos, histoplasmosis, radon, and urea formaldehyde foam insulation.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1989 (v.12#10) pg. 14

Build this radon monitor to detect a possible health threat and to learn more about radioactivity. Part 1. Explanation of radon and construction of the ionization chamber and amplifier circuitry.
ELECTRONICS NOW Jan 1994 (v.65#1) pg. 56
Correction ELECTRONICS NOW Jul 1994 (v.65#7) pg. 16

Build this radon monitor to detect a possible health threat and to learn more about radioactivity. Part 2. Calibration and the measurement of events or rates.
ELECTRONICS NOW Feb 1994 (v.65#2) pg. 66

Stopping the radon scare. Simple actions you can take to prevent the built-up of radon gas in your basement.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #266 Feb 1986 (v.36#2) pg. 20

Radon. Some common sense tips on buying a radon monitor, testing strategy, and assessing the results.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #294 Jan 1989 (v.39#1) pg. 20

Tip on sealing a crawl space to reduce radon levels.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #51 Feb-Mar 1989 pg. 14

Advice on minimizing a builder's liability for high levels of radon.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #61 Jun-Jul 1990 pg. 98

Radon mitigation in existing homes. Neutralizing an invisible menace.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #67 Apr-May 1991 pg. 47
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #70 Oct-Nov 1991 pg. 4, 8

Beating indoor air pollution. How to combine a tight envelope with continuous air ventilation to boost energy efficiency and keep radon out.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #78 Dec 1992-Jan 1993 pg. 68

Radon. How to test for it and inexpensively reduce the levels in your home.
HOME MECHANIX #722 Jun 1988 (v.84) pg. 83
Added Info HOME MECHANIX #726 Oct 1988 (v.84) pg. 6

Rating your radon risk. A simple checklist and description of radon test kits.
HOME MECHANIX #752 Feb 1991 (v.87) pg. 8
Added Info HOME MECHANIX #753 Mar 1991 (v.87) pg. 8
Added Info HOME MECHANIX #760 Nov 1991 (v.87) pg. 24

Advice on the easiest, least expensive ways to reduce radon levels in a home.
HOME MECHANIX #803 Mar 1996 (v.92) pg. 22

Radon remedies. How to protect yourself and your house from this potential health risk.
HOMEOWNER Dec 1987 (v.12#10) pg. 33

A look at radon, where it comes from and how to get rid of it. Includes an insert on do-it-yourself radon testing.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #107 Sep-Oct 1987 pg. 51

Radon remedies. How to rid your home of naturally occurring radon, a radioactive gas found in earth and rocks.
NEW SHELTER May-Jun 1984 (v.5#5) pg. 28

How to safeguard your home from radon. Companion articles describe the radon problem.
NEW SHELTER Jan 1986 (v.7#1) pg. 35

Keeping radon out of old houses.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1995 (v.23#2) pg. 58

How to test for and eliminate radon in your home.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1985 (v.227#5) pg. 76

Radon revisited. How to determine if your house has a radon problem and tips on correcting the problem.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1987 (v.231#3) pg. 92

Radon update. New information on an age-old problem.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER May-Jun 1987 (v.2#5) pg. 64

Radon update. What you should know about the threat, testing, and cures.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Sep 1988 (v.3#7) pg. 20

Reliable radon tests. A look at the new generation of testers and sources of information on the problem and its solution.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER May-Jun 1989 (v.4#4) pg. 33

Effect of spider plants (Chlorophytum elatum) on radon. Description of a science fair project.
SCIENCE PROBE! Jul 1992 (v.2#3) pg. 30

Radon. Part 1. Identification and measurement.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1987 (v.43#1) pg. 66

Radon. Part 2. Reducing radon in the home.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1987 (v.43#2) pg. 72