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Radon in Gilpin County

Radon is a colorless, odorless, radioactive gas that causes lung cancer. Average radon levels in Gilpin County homes are over 2.5 times the Environmental Protection Agency’s recommended action limit.

Read about how Radon poses a substantial health risk for Gilpin County residents.

Free radon test kits for Gilpin County residents can be ordered at

Low Income Radon Mitigation Assistance

If you meet certain income and eligibility requirements, you may qualify for a free radon mitigation system through the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.  The state of Colorado hopes to provide up to 100 free radon mitigation systems each year.  Visit to learn more about the program and fill out the application.

Licensed Radon Mitigation Contractors Serving Gilpin County

COMPANY NAME                          OWNER             PHONE              LICENSE #          WEBSITE                      

Front Range Radon, LLC                          Ron Stadham          303.887.7512          RMT.0000059

American Radon, LLC                              John Cardos             720.465.1495          RMT.0000068

RDS Environmental, Inc.                          Donald Humphrey   303.444.5253          RMT.0000042

ACE Radon Corporation                           Brian T. Schultz        303.753.1044          RMT.0000035

Rocky Mountain Radon Control, LLC       Don J. Bronson        303.980.1961          RMT.0000103

Radon in Colorado

About half of Colorado homes have levels above the EPA’s recommended 4pCi/L action limit. Every county in Colorado has had high (4pCi/L or above) radon test results. Please follow this link for more information:

Watch this video to help you understand radon and what you can do about it:

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