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 for all our residential and commercial radon measurement and mitigation projects.

With over 60 years of combined experience, our customers can rest assured knowing they are working with true radon professionals committed to providing the best service available.
Wes Hodgden — Midwest Radon in Olathe, KS

Wes Hodgden: President

As a second-generation radon professional since 1992, Wes places a high value on customer service and has decades of experience related to radon measurement, remediation, and building science. His leadership skills combined with superior mechanical skills and technological expertise have been applied to over 20,000 radon measurement & mitigation projects.
Wes has been certified for radon measurement and mitigation for over 20 years. As a team leader with an attention to quality of services, Wes has played a strong role in the decades of praise that Midwest Radon has received in the Kansas City region.
Wes Hodgden — Midwest Radon in Olathe, KS

Chad Anderson: Director of Field Operations

Chad’s 20 years of experience and leadership in residential and commercial construction projects gives him a sophisticated grasp on even the most challenging 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 the Kansas City area.
Wes Hodgden — Midwest Radon in Olathe, KS

Austin Hanshew: Project Manager

As the son of a builder/remodeler in Kansas City, Austin gained unique insight to building construction as a young adult. His unique experiences in home construction over the past 10 years have given him an expanded aptitude in building sciences. Austin’s passion for home construction, coupled with a drive for customer service, make him an unquestionably valuable member to our staff. Austin is also Kansas certified for radon measurement and mitigation.
Gary Hodgden — Midwest Radon in Olathe, KS

Gary Hodgden: Founder; Senior Project Consultant

Since 1987, Gary and his staff have specialized in radon measurement and mitigation services.
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)