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Radon Awareness

What is Radon?

Radon gas is colorless, odorless and tasteless radioactive gas. It is formed by the breakdown of uranium, a natural radioactive material found in soil, rock and groundwater.

What is the Threat of Radon?

Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking. In the United States, the EPA estimates that about 21,000 lung cancer deaths each year are radon related and in Canada that number stands at approximately 3,000.

How Does Radon Get Into the Home?

When radon is released from the ground into the outdoor air, it gets diluted to low concentrations and is not a concern. Within homes, it typically moves up through the flooring system and other openings between the ground and living spaces. Your home traps radon inside, where it can build up… Read More.


Posted on Monday, February 1, 2016

Pillar To Post Home Inspectors Set to Add 75 New Franchisees by End of 2015

(Tampa, Florida and Toronto, Ontario) - Pillar To Post Home Inspectors, the largest home inspection company in North America, with headquarter offices both in Tampa and Toronto, announced today that in 2015 they have welcomed 75 new franchisees, and expect a similar result for 2016.

Ranked #1 in the Home Inspection Category and 109th on Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2015 Franchise 500 list, the franchise recognized throughout USA & Canada for its comprehensive home inspections also stands among the upper-echelon of 4,000 franchise systems in North America. President Dan Steward adds, “Pillar To Post celebrated its 20th year of service in 2014, so that we can say we’re still growing at a rate like this is all the more impressive. Potential franchisees see the value in joining a franchise that has decades of experience in the industry and that provides a level of support the likes of which not seen elsewhere.”

In addition to Pillar To Post’s appearance on this year’s Entrepreneur Magazine’s list, they’ve also enjoyed a bevy of commendations for their support for military veteran franchisees and have been recognized by Franchise Business Review year after year as a top franchise for veterans; and a TOP 50 franchise system for franchisee satisfaction.

The company was also named a top franchise for veterans by U.S. Veterans Magazine. In June of this year, Pillar To Post Home Inspectors was also acknowledged by World Franchising Network on its top-50 list of franchises for veterans… Read More.


Posted on Thursday, November 26, 2015

Pillar To Post Home Inspectors Adds 52 New Franchisees In First Three Quarters Of 2015

North America’s Largest Home Inspection Franchise has Strong Showing on Annual Lists

September 23, 2015 // Franchising.com // Tampa, Florida and Toronto, Ontario - Pillar To Post Home Inspectors, the largest home inspection company in North America, with headquarter offices both in Tampa and Toronto, announced today that so far this year they have welcomed 52 new franchisees, and expect at least another 20 to come aboard in the last quarter of 2015.

Ranked #1 in the Home Inspection Category and 109th on Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2015 Franchise 500 list, the franchise recognized throughout USA & Canada for its comprehensive home inspections also stands among the upper-echelon of 4,000 franchise systems in North America. President Dan Steward adds, “Pillar To Post celebrated its 20th year of service in 2014, so that we can say we’re still growing at a rate like this is all the more impressive. Potential franchisees see the value in joining a franchise that has decades of experience in the industry and that provides a level of support the likes of which not seen elsewhere.”

In addition to Pillar To Post’s appearance on this year’s Entrepreneur Magazine’s list, they’ve also enjoyed a bevy of commendations for their support for military veteran franchisees and have been recognized by Franchise Business Review year after year as a top franchise for veterans; and a TOP 50 franchise system for franchisee satisfaction... Read More.


Posted on Wednesday, September 23, 2015

How a Former Habitat for Humanity Employee Provides Home Inspections with a Charitable Twist

Lee Kastberg opened Pillar To Post Home Inspectors of Denver in 2011. Providing detailed home inspections, radon testing, mold and allergen testing and more, Kastberg, also an Affiliate member of the Denver Board of Realtors leverages a unique background in nonprofits to provide a much-needed service to homeowners in the Denver Metro real estate market.

Before owning his Pillar To Post Home Inspectors business, Kastberg spent nearly a decade working for Habitat for Humanity, partnering with families in need and community volunteers to build affordable housing. Looking for a career that would allow him to support his family on a single income and inspired by the industry after witnessing a home inspection, Kastberg spoke with another Pillar To Post franchisee and came away convinced that it was the business opportunity for him... Read More.


Posted on Sunday, September 20, 2015

Pillar To Post Home Inspectors Marks Half-Year 2015 Growth, Expands In 18 States And Ontario

August 10, 2015 // Franchising.com // TAMPA, Fla. - Pillar To Post Home Inspectors, the largest home inspection company in North America, has announced impressive franchisee growth for the first half of 2015. Adding 44 new Pillar To Post locations throughout North America - 37 in the United States and seven in Canada - the company recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine for fifteen consecutive years has expanded its presence in 18 states and in Ontario... Read More.


Posted on Monday, August 10, 2015

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