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halleycomet
Might be worth it to just NOT have that stale odor in there! LOL!

And pretty---well---I am pretty sure that chemo is NOT pretty either. And you can't cover that up with a nice fence! Sigh.
   
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jillybeansisme
While I've heard of radon gas poisoning I completely forgot to ask about it with my House Designer. Thanks for the article. That will be my next email!
   
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Mark
I don't know if it's been said as I havn't read all the comments, but another option is a radion barrier/membrane that has a high radon resistance.
   

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