Archive for January, 2012
Is Your Home Radon Free? It’s National Radon Action Month
If you have not yet had your Ann Arbor area home tested for radon, every day you delay could be putting you and your family at greater risk. Radon is a cumulative problem, and over time this dangerous radioactive gas accumulates inside the living spaces of homes in the Ann Arbor, quickly building up to toxic levels and causing all manner of health problems.
In fact, the World Health Organization estimates that some 15 percent of lung cancer deaths worldwide are the result of radon exposure. That equates to some 20,000 cancer deaths in the United States alone, and a staggering 100,000 around the world. Residents of the Ann Arbor area are certainly not immune, and many area homeowners have already discovered contamination inside their homes.
The good news is that radon contamination can be fixed, given the right tools and the right expertise. Many residents of the Ann Arbor area have already had their radon problems mitigated, and many more will be using the upcoming National Radon Action Month to have their homes checked out.
The EPA Deems January Radon Action Month
The Environmental Protection Agency feels so strongly about radon that it has recently announced that January is National Radon Action Month. The EPA hopes to use the month of January to raise awareness about the problems posed by radon, and to encourage homeowners in the Ann Arbor area and elsewhere to have their homes tested.
Ann Arbor area residents who take advantage of National Radon Action month to have their homes tested may find that they have nothing to worry about. In that case, those homeowners can rest easy, knowing that they are protected from this invisible threat.
If those Ann Arbor area homeowners do find that there is a problem with radon in their homes, they can contact an experienced radon mitigator to perform the repairs. Experience is certainly important when it comes to repairing a radon problem, and that is why SWAT is offering a number of special promotions to celebrate National Radon Action Month.
Hire a Trusted Radon Company
SWAT is the largest radon mitigator in the nation, and that status gives the company a number of important advantages. For one thing, SWAT has access to the largest number of certified technicians anywhere, and its national footprint gives it the ability to fix radon problems both effectively and fast. Access to the right training, expertise and equipment is critical when it comes to radon, and that is why choosing the right company is so important for Ann Arbor residents.
If you have not yet had your Ann Arbor area home tested for radon, National Radon Action Month is the perfect time to do so. And if it has been some time since the last radon test on your Ann Arbor area home, now could be the perfect time for a new test. You can get the peace of mind that comes with knowing that your family is protected, all from a leader in the radon mitigation industry.
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