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Home Safety:
RADON, lead & Other environmental hazard Safety

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Have you had your home tested in the last two years?

The IEMA (Illinois Emergency Management Agency) recommends testing residences below the 3rd floor, and the US EPA suggests testing a home/residence every 2 years.

US EPA Radon Website

Illinois Department of Public Health Radon Information

Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) Radon Information

IEMA Radon Testing Guidelines for Real Estate Brochure


Local Resources for Radon Testing & Mitigation:

Steve Reilly - Owl Inspection Services (Radon Testing)

630-248-6500 |

VSI Radon Reduction (Radon Testing & Mitigation)

1-800-SOIL GAS (1-800-764-5427) |

SWAT Environmental (Radon Testing & Mitigation)
1-800-NO-RADON (1-800-667-2366) |


Lead can be found in paint, drinking water, soil, and even air.

Children and pregnant women are most at risk for lead poisoning from common lead sources, but other adults can also be harmed from exposure to lead.


Simple ways to combat lead exposure:

  • Run your kitchen faucet for 8 minutes each morning to flush the line.

  • Use a water filter that filters out lead and other contaminants. 

  • Inspect and maintain all painted surfaces to prevent paint deterioration.

  • Address water damage quickly and completely.

  • Keep your home clean and dust-free.

US EPA - Learn about Lead

Illinois Department of Public Health Lead Information


City of Chicago Lead Service Line Replacement Program:

Homeowners who meet income requirements may be eligible for a completely free full lead service line replacement! Click the link below for more information.

Lead Safe Chicago

If you have questions about environmental hazards we recommend:

Brian Bussey - Bussey Environmental Inc.
(Mold, Air Quality, Lead Paint, Radon Inspections)

847-492-1465 |

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