Archive for April, 2013
Bethlehem Radon Mitigation Concerns
The recent post from S.W.A.T. Environmental brought to light the concerns of radon gas, and the recent action that HUD has taken to reduce its lung cancer risk across the United States. This recent change to the regulation has made many in the Bethlehem area confused, but S.W.A.T. Environmental is here to take out any of the confusion. We will walk you through the steps of reducing radon gas in your Bethlehem home, and making sure that your home is kept up with the most recent guidelines of HUD.
The most recent guidelines of HUD are requiring that every unit in multi-family homes be tested for radon gas. Any unit showing high levels of radon gas will be required to have Bethlehem radon mitigation conducted. This will ensure that up to 99% of all of the radon gas is removed, resulting in a healthy place for your tenants, or even yourself.
The reason radon gas has become such as big concern lately is the overwhelming number of deaths each and every year. As the second leading cause of lung cancer, radon gas has crept up as a dangerous substance that kills a substantial amount of people every year. We know that this gas is responsible for roughly one out of every seven cases of lung cancer, 20,000 deaths each year, and is found in roughly one out of every fifteen homes.
Handling Bethlehem Radon Mitigation
In order to go through this process of Bethlehem radon mitigation correctly, you must first have a radon test conducted. There are two types of radon tests that you can choose from. A short term test and a long term test. Either test will result in accurate results, but many prefer the long term test for accuracy, and the short term test in regard to getting the fastest results. Be sure to keep your doors and windows shut as much as possible during the testing period in order to make for sure that your results are accurate as possible.
S.W.A.T. Environmental has decades of experience in the radon mitigation field. This means that when it comes to Bethlehem radon mitigation, we will be able to provide you with the best and most accurate radon mitigation available. All of our staff is trained and certified to properly conduct Bethlehem radon mitigation, and get your home to a safe level.
When hiring a radon specialist, you are going to want to make sure that they can find the source of the radon gas, and have experience in handling it. A properly installed mitigation system can reduce the levels by as much as 99%. Contact a professional at S.W.A.T. Environmental today for a free quote on Bethlehem radon mitigation. We will have your home back in top shape in no time with the ability to breathe clean air. Keep your Bethlehem home in the best shape with S.W.A.T. Environmental.
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