Local Radon Testing & Mitigation located in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area

Who We Are

Since 1987, over 30,000 families have placed their trust in our staff. Each day we earn that trust with mechanical skills, technological expertise, and unwavering dedication to customer concerns. We pride ourselves in maintaining the highest possible standards and workmanship for all our residential and commercial radon measurement and mitigation projects.

In addition to working with residential and commercial customers in the greater Kansas City area, we also provide services nationwide to real estate agents, builders, developers, property managers, engineering firms and commercial project managers.
 
Wes Hodgden — Midwest Radon in Olathe, KS
 

Wes Hodgden: President / Director of Operations

State of Kansas
  • Kansas Measurement ID: KS-MS-0115
  • Kansas Mitigation ID: KS-MI-0035
American Association of Radon Scientists & Technologists National Radon Proficiency Program
  • NRPP Measurement Certification ID: 109504 RT
    • Advanced Certificate: Multi-Family Measurement
    • Advanced Certificate: Standard & Analytical Service Provider
  • NRPP Mitigation Certification ID: 109505 RMT
    • Advanced Certificate: Multi-Family Mitigation
  • AARST Member ID: A5799
 
As a second-generation radon professional, Wes places a high value on customer service and quality workmanship. His leadership skills and technological expertise have been successfully applied to over 15,000 residential & commercial projects since 1992. With over 20 years of experience in radon testing, radon mitigation and building science, Wes leads our group of highly skilled staff members to provide the highest quality and most effective radon solutions available.

Wes has been state and nationally certified for radon measurement and mitigation for over 20 years, having also earned AARST Advanced Certificates in both multi-family measurement and multi-family mitigation. As a team leader with an attention to detail, Wes continues to play a strong role in the praise that Midwest Radon has received in Kansas City and the surrounding areas over the past three decades.
 
Alfred “Rick” Carter — Midwest Radon in Olathe, KS
 

Alfred “Rick” Carter: Certified Senior Radon Measurement & Mitigation Specialist

State of Kansas
  • Kansas Measurement ID: KS-MS-0185
  • Kansas Mitigation ID: KS-MI-0022
American Association of Radon Scientists & Technologists National Radon Proficiency Program
  • NRPP Measurement Certification ID: RMT-100055
    • Advanced Certificate: Multi-Family Mitigation
  • AARST Associate Member ID: 3674
 
With over 15,000 radon mitigation projects successfully completed with Midwest Radon, Rick is one of most experienced radon mitigation professionals in Kansas City and the surrounding region. His expertise in building construction & radon mitigation science, as well as his knack for providing creative solutions, have earned praise from our customers for almost 30 years. Rick has designed & installed thousands of radon mitigation systems in all types of buildings, including residential homes, as well as complex commercial and multi-family projects.
 
Wes Hodgden — Midwest Radon in Olathe, KS
 

Chad Anderson: Certified Radon Measurement & Mitigation Specialist

State of Kansas
  • Kansas Measurement ID: KS-MS-0379
  • Kansas Mitigation ID: KS-MI-0000
 
 
Chad’s 20 years of experience and leadership in residential and commercial construction projects provides him a sophisticated grasp on even the most challenging radon mitigation projects. As a graduate of JCCC’s construction management curriculum, he has a deep understanding of building science and building construction. Chad’s carpentry, mechanical and leadership skills, as well as an unparalleled commitment to customer service, make him one of the top certified radon specialists in Kansas City and surrounding areas.
 
 
Wes Hodgden — Midwest Radon in Olathe, KS
 

Austin Hanshew: Certified Radon Measurement & Mitigation Specialist

State of Kansas
  • Kansas Measurement ID: KS-MS-0378
  • Kansas Mitigation ID: KS-MI-0143
As the son of a builder/remodeler in Kansas City, Austin gained unique insight to building construction while growing up. His unique experience in home construction over the past 10 years have given him an expanded aptitude in building science and providing the most effective radon mitigation solutions. Austin has become an integral member of our staff with his “do it right the first time” approach, his attention to detail, and his drive for customer service.
 
 
Gary Hodgden — Midwest Radon in Olathe, KS
 

Gary Hodgden: Founder / Senior Project Consultant

State of Kansas
  • Kansas Measurement ID: KS-MS-0067
  • Kansas Mitigation ID: KS-MI-0019
American Association of Radon Scientists & Technologists National Radon Proficiency Program
  • NRPP Measurement Certification ID: RT-100075
    • Advanced Certificate: Multi-Family Measurement
    • Advanced Certificate: Standard & Analytical Service Provider
  • NRPP Mitigation Certification ID: RMT-100039
    • Advanced Certificate: Multi-Family Mitigation
  • AARST Member ID: A421
Since 1987, Gary and his staff have specialized in radon measurement services and radon mitigation solutions.

Gary's contributions to national radon standards, science and outreach are renowned, to include:
 
  • The American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists (AARST);
    • National Secretary 1995-2001
    • Member of the national AARST Technical and Science Committee
    • Member of the AARST-NRPP Policy Advisory Board and Senior Advisor for AARST-NRPP technical and compliance staff.

  • EPA recognized training centers: A history of aiding or conducting classes when called upon in conjunction with the Midwest University Radon Consortium (MURC), Southern Regional Radon Training Center, and additional education outreach;
    • Radon Continuing Education
    • Radon Measurement and Mitigation Courses
    • Education for radon in schools
    • Education for home builders
    • EPA and State radiation programs;
      • Member of CRCPD since 1988 and advisor to CRCPD E-25 Radon Committee
      • Aiding with consultant efforts for technical outreach

  • The AARST Consortium on National Radon Standards (ANSI/AARST)
    • Chair of the Executive Stakeholder Committee 2002-2016
    • Consensus coordination and Technical Writer for ANSI/AARST American National Standards:
      • MAH (Protocol for Conducting Measurements of Radon and Radon Decay Products in Homes)
      • SGM-SF (Soil Gas Mitigation in Existing Homes)
      • MAMF (Protocol for Conducting Measurements of Radon and Radon Decay Products In Multifamily Buildings)
      • RMS-MF (Radon Mitigation Standards for Multifamily Buildings)
      • MALB (Protocol for Conducting Measurements of Radon and Radon Decay Products In Schools and Large Buildings)
      • RMS-LB (Radon Mitigation Standards for Schools and Large Buildings)
      • CCAH (Reducing Radon in New Construction of 1 & 2 Family Dwellings and Townhouses)
      • CC-1000 (Radon Reduction Systems for New Construction of Buildings)
      • MS-PC (Performance Specifications for Instrumentation Systems Designed to Measure Radon Gas in Air)

  • ASTM Technical Workgroups for ASTM E2121 and E1465 Radon mitigation
    • E2121 (Standard Practice for Installing Radon Mitigation Systems in Existing Low-Rise Residential Buildings)
    • E1465 (Standard Practice for Radon Control Options for the Design and Construction of New Low-Rise Residential Buildings)