Radon Gas toxicity has become a serious issue for Lake County residents, and it is getting worse because of shale fracking and other environmental changes.
Unfortunately, most homeowners in the area don't know about the threat radon gas poisoning poses and its cancer-causing properties. The gas is colorless, tasteless, has no smell, and is deeply lacking proper education.
According to the Ohio Department of Health, 1 in 2 Ohio homes has Radon levels that pose a large cancer risk over years of exposure.
Whether the house is brand new or a century home, our local climate creates a higher exposure level to radon because of the amount of time we spend inside, especially during winter months where air circulation inside a home is drastically reduced because our windows remain closed.
Radon claims over 20,000 lives per year in the US alone and is the 2nd leading cause of Lung Cancer!
Get a Discounted Radon Test to determine your exposure level. For more information, click here or fill out the form to your right.
Radon gas formation and concentration is a natural process that occurs from the breakdown of earth's most abundant radioactive elements, thorium, and uranium, in rock, soil, and water.
The air pressure inside your home, usually lower than the air pressure outside, creates a vacuum effect known as pressure differentials, sucking radon up through foundation cracks and other openings directly into your home.
Even if you cannot visibly see the cracks or fissures in your foundation, it is necessary to get your home tested for Radon. Radon levels can be extremely high because of their unique capacity to permeate concrete.
The EPA has stated that "Any Radon exposure presents an increased chance of developing lung cancer later in life. The lower the radon level in your home, the lower your family's risk of developing lung cancer."
Radon testing is easy, accurate, and effective! An EPA-certified member of the Radon Eliminator team will come out to your home and check the 7 possible intrusion points in your basement or 1st floor if you have a slab floor.
These 7 intrusion points come in the forms of construction joints, cracks in walls, gaps in suspended floors, crawlspaces, foundation cracks, cavities inside walls, gaps around service pipes and sump pumps, or different water supplies. Once we identify your home's unique intrusion points, the team will deploy a sensitive testing device to continuously measure the impact of radon on every floor in your home for 52-72 hours.
Once we have the data back, one of our Mitigation and Testing Specialists will provide you a detailed report of findings and give you a service rundown and price quote to Remove the radon problem.
Radon Testing is measured in PicoCuries per Liter; The EPA's stated action level is any home registering radon levels between 2-4pCi/L and above. The World Health Organization recommends taking action on any home-producing radon levels at or above 2.7 pCi/L.
Once your test is completed, the Radon Eliminator Mitigation and Testing Specialist will go over the determined findings in your home and discuss potential mitigation procedures and costs if necessary.
Radon is suspected of causing at least 900 new lung cancer cases in Ohio each year. Professional testing by Radon Eliminator will drastically reduce the potential life-threatening Cancer impact of radon in your home.
Protect yourself and your family from this dangerous radioactive gas. Schedule your Willoughby Radon Test today by calling 855-Kill Radon or click the link below!
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