St. Louis Earthquake, Cracks in Foundation & Radon Gas

5.2 Earthquake and Radon

Hey Readers,

Since the recent earthquake here in St. Louis, I’ve received calls from folks who are concerned about cracks that have formed in their homes. Earthquakes instill a fear in all of our hearts that the structural integrity of our home might be compromised. For larger earthquakes, that is a very real and serious concern. When we experience a medium intensity quake, as we did this week, typically the only damage is minor cracking of foundation walls, and basement slabs, as well as cracking of masonry. Continue reading

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