Protect Your Family's Health with Radon Testing
According to the United State's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), just about 1 in 3 homes screened for radon test positive for the dangerous gas. The EPA, along with the Surgeon General have concluded that over 20,000 lung cancer deaths per year are due to dangerous levels of radon exposure. As the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States - radon testing is pertinent to the health of you and your precious family. The only way to be sure your home does not contain radon is to test the levels in your home. Since radon exposure is extremely harmful to your health, you will want to hire the best team of experts to ensure proper testing. Our team of experts takes the time and necessary steps to test your home thoroughly for radon gasses to ensure that you and your family are in safe living conditions.
What Exactly is Radon?
To put it into layman's terms; Radon is a type of radioactive gas that you cannot see, taste or smell. Highly dangerous, this colorless chemical is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that occurs from the natural breakdown of of uranium. radon can be found in rocks, soil, air and water. Since radon is a single atom gas, it can easily penetrate materials that are common in your home, work environment and your child's school. Primarily, people are exposed to radon through ingestion and inhalation due to radon in groundwater and soil. Radon can only be detected through professional testing and careful measurements of the exposure levels.
Radon Systems Of Connecticut Puts Your Safety First!
Although radon is not visible and you cannot smell it - it is not too hard to find out if you have a radon problem. We use state of the art testing that is approved to measure the amount of radon in the air. The EPA suggests measuring three layers deep and testing all areas in and around your home. A very high radon test result is equal to or greater than 4 pCi/L (picocuries per liter of air). Average indoor radon levels are estimated to be 1.3 pCi/L - although not as high as 4 pCi/L, this small amount can still be harmful to your family. New Haven, CT has an average indoor radon level of 3.9 pCi/L - a dangerously high level for your family to be exposed to! With our testing services, you will be able to find out what levels of radon exposure your home contains and from there we will help you decrease the radon levels to create a much safer, healthier environment.