Archive for January, 2013
Protecting Your Pittston Home in Radon Action Month
Radon action month is quickly approaching, but are you prepared to take action for your Pittston, PA home? Many Pittston residents are not prepared to take the necessary action, so S.W.A.T. Environmental is providing you with the education you need to take action this radon action month.
Radon gas kills over 20,000 people each year, meaning that radon gas kills more people than drunk driving. New research has proven that radon is responsible for approximately 15% of all lung cancer cases. This means that over one out of seven people diagnosed with lung cancer may have never even touched a single cigarette. Even if you have taken all the other precautions to reduce your risk of lung cancer, a mitigation system is a serious need in reducing your risk of lung cancer.
Radon forms from the natural process of uranium breaking down. This occurs in the soil beneath your Pittston, PA home. As the radon forms, it may seep through the smallest of spaces such as the foundation of your home. Radon may also enter your water supply. This means that even if you do not have uranium or radon beneath your home, an affected water supply could cause the same damage.
Taking Action this Radon Action Month
In order to take action this radon action month in Pittston, you will need to have a set of plans. The first thing you should do is test your home. Radon gas is both odorless, and colorless, so the only way you will be able to determine whether or not you are infected is through having a professional test your home. Once you have your test results you will be able to take the appropriate action for your Pittston home. If you do not have high levels of radon gas, you may simply reschedule a test a year later. If your levels are high, you will need to call a professional company to conduct the mitigation that your home needs.
S.W.A.T. Environmental has been providing mitigation systems for homes for decades. This means that you can rest assured, knowing that your home is being handled by an experienced radon mitigation specialist who can reduce your gas levels by as much as 99%.
Once your Pittston, PA home’s levels are reduced, you will be able to breathe a big sigh of relief knowing that your home is safe. Do not leave your Pittston, PA home’s safety up to someone who is only slightly trained in radon mitigation. Take action this radon action month with professional services provided by S.W.A.T. Environmental. S.W.A.T. Environmental specializes in the least invasive procedure of radon mitigation, meaning that you will hardly even notice that a mitigation system is on your Pittston home, but you will still be benefiting from the dramatic reduction of radon gas. Call us today for a free quote, and protect your Pittston, PA home.
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