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Naturally emerging from uranium decay, radon is an imperceptible, insipid, and odorless radioactive gas. When allowed to disperse, it poses no immediate threat. However, if it infiltrates enclosed spaces like your home, it can accumulate, presenting a significant health risk.
There are many entry points radon gas can take to get inside your home. The most common entryways include:
- Cracks found in foundation walls and floor slabs
- Construction joints
- Support posts
- Floor drains
- Sumps or wall cavities
- Dirt floors
- Window casements
- Gaps around service pipes
- Radon can also make its way through solid concrete floors and walls over time
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Detecting radon gas poses a challenge due to its imperceptibility, making accurate assessment in your home tricky. However, with our unwavering commitment to precision, we confidently address this challenge. Overexposure to radon can lead to various health issues, with lung cancer being the most severe. It stands as the primary cause of lung cancer in non-smokers and ranks second overall in leading causes. According to the EPA, radon claims approximately 21,000 lives annually, with 2,900 of those individuals being non-smokers.
For the most effective radon mitigation, entrust the task to our team of reliable professionals. If you’re considering testing or mitigating radon in your home, confidently reach out to EcoSpect.
Assured in our steadfast commitment to eliminating the potential threat of radon gas from your residence, our nationally accredited team conducts thorough assessments and implements precision-driven reduction protocols. Efficiently identifying concealed entry points, we introduce comprehensive venting strategies, ensuring a prompt reduction in radon levels while maintaining an unwavering focus on safety throughout this intricate process.
Specializing in the nuanced domains of lead-based paint inspection and risk assessment, our esteemed company approaches each task with equal dedication to cultivating a healthful living environment. Our guaranteed radon gas testing and mitigation service meticulously transforms living spaces into secure sanctuaries, providing a residence that is both safe and habitable. Please don’t hesitate to reach out confidently to us at 800-491-2008 to leverage our comprehensive expertise and ensure the well-being of your home.
Radon Gas FAQs
What is radon gas and how does it get into my home?
fissures and veins carrying radon gasses open and close. When those gasses release from the
earth into open air they dissipate. When the openings are under your home they run into your
slab/foundation. The gasses then enter through cracks, gaps and holes. Once inside, the gas can
become concentrated and dangerous.
What is an acceptable level of radon?
Protection Agency) recommends considering mitigation at levels of 2.0-3.9 pCi/l and considers
levels of 4.0 pCi/l or higher to be the level at which to mitigate.
How do I test my home?
home for a minimum of 48 hours and submit the testing to a laboratory for results.
How often should I test my home?
involve the foundation have been done. This is because changes in the passageways in soil (high
water, construction, weather conditions etc.) as well as changes in the building condition (energy
improvements) can cause radon levels in the home to vary and change.
My neighbor has high level (low level) results. Should I have a test conducted?
different. What your neighbor’s test results are should be irrelevant to whether you test your
home or not. There are areas of New York that historically have high radon levels (Cortland
County and Yates County are two), but it is our opinion that every home should be tested to
confirm the radon gas levels.
My home is brand new (very old) why would I need a test done?
What is the average installation cost?
under slab and whether you have a crawlspace or a full basement. Call us for a free, onsite
How does a radon system work?
How long does it take to install a radon mitigation system?
How will the installation change the ‘face’ of my home?
Why do my pipes gurgle?
- When the water table surrounding your home is high it may collect under your foundation/slab.
The radon fan is powerful and can pull water into the pipes. A sump pump can help.
- The radon mitigation system can pull humidity from the basement and water can collect in the
pipes. A dehumidifier can help.
- The pitch of the pipes may be wrong and not allowing water to run off properly. Call us for an