Archive for January, 2013
Ann Arbor Prepares for Radon Action Month
In case you did not know, January is radon action month in Ann Arbor, MI. You have probably heard of radon gas, but did you know that it kills 20,000 people each and every single year in the United States? Also, did you know that radon affects roughly one out of every fifteen homes with high levels of radon gas? It is extremely important that you take this month to set up a plan of action that you can act out during radon action month to help protect yourself and your Ann Arbor family from this deadly gas before it is too late.
One of the first things you may do is educate yourself and advocate others about radon gas. Radon action month should be about preventing radon from destroying your home, but you are equally saving lives if you can tell your neighbors and family members about the dangers of this gas. There is a lot to learn about radon, so simply better understanding it is an accomplishment in the beginning steps of reducing radon levels of your Ann Arbor home.
Radon gas forms in the soil beneath your Ann Arbor home. It can enter your home through a variety of ways after it forms naturally from broken down uranium. Radon in a gas form may enter through the smallest of spaces in your foundation, or even enter your Ann Arbor home through your ground water. It is important to know just how easily your home may be infested. With so many homes having high levels of radon gas, a mitigation system is quickly becoming the necessary precaution that many Ann Arbor residents are taking this radon action month.
Taking Action in Radon Action Month in Ann Arbor
One of the first physical actions you may take during radon action month is having a radon test completed on your Ann Arbor home. Radon gas cannot be seen or smelled, meaning that a test is the only way to completely determine whether or not your home is at risk of being infested, and what your levels are. Once you have appropriate readings, you will be able to make an informed decision as to whether or not a mitigation system is needed on your Ann Arbor home.
If you have high levels of radon gas in your Ann Arbor home, then a mitigation system may be necessary. Contact your local S.W.A.T. Environmental to speak with a knowledgeable representative this radon action month. One of our representatives will be able to answer any questions you may have, and schedule an appointment with a radon expert to install a mitigation system on your Ann Arbor home. With decades of experience, and all the necessary certifications, we have become the nation’s most trusted radon mitigation company. Local to Ann Arbor, you can get all of our experience on your home. Contact us today for a free quote, and take action this radon action month.
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