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What You Need to Know About Radon in Colorado

Radon is responsible for 21,000 lung cancer deaths each year, 2,900 of which were people who have never smoked. In fact, radon is the number one cause of lung cancer among non-smokers.
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The Truth About Hail Damage in Colorado

There's no getting around the fact that the Front Range sits squarely in what's been called "Hail Alley." It's not just that we get a lot of hailstorms in the summer, but when we get them they tend to dump a lot of hail and it can get pretty big.
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Let's Talk About Flood Insurance

We learned this firsthand in 2013 when floodwaters all but destroyed the town of Lyons and inundated the Longmont area and nearby Weld County. But flooding is a concern outside of Northern Colorado as well.
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The 5 Worst Wildfires in Colorado History

The state of Colorado sits at the intersection of several risk factors that make the region particularly susceptible to wildfire. It is heavily covered in vegetation, ranging from grasses on the plains to trees and shrubs in the foothills and high country.
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It’s Hail Season in Colorado. Here’s What You Need to Know

Monday, May 8, 2017 should not have been a particularly eventful day, but in parts of Colorado’s Front Range it turned into a day that few will likely ever forget. A massive thunderstorm rolled through the metro area that afternoon, dropping baseball-sized hail on much of the city right in the middle of the evening rush hour, smashing car windows, damaging homes, and leaving piles of hail.