Archive for August, 2012
Greenville, SC and Radon Testing
Radon testing may be foreign words to many southerners, but it should become a household phrase. Radon gas has been shown to kill over 20,000 people every year in the form of lung cancer. Many may assume that radon only affects northern states, or homes with basements, but this could not be further from the truth. Regions of South Carolina have shown high levels of vapor intrusion. As an odorless and colorless gas, the only way to determine if your home has been effected is through radon testing.
Radon testing is the modern day version of a canary in a coal mine. Unfortunately with the long term effects of this dangerous gas, the sooner you have a professional conduct radon testing, the better. Long term radon testing is the preferred method taking around ninety days to complete with the most accurate results given. For more immediate results, short term radon testing can be provided and only take a few days to complete.
Benefits of Radon Testing
As you may already know, the Greenville economy has been struggling to say the least. Homebuyers are few and far between, and have their pick at homes. Needless to say, if two homes are equal, except one has radon testing results with a safe level reporting on the results, we all know which home is going to be sold first. As a homebuyer, we require mold testing, termite testing, and other tests that could be detrimental to the safety of our home and family. Know that you know the dangers of radon, it is common sense to add radon testing the list of necessary precautions when buying a home in Greenville.
Greenville Radon Mitigation
A good portion of the time we see testing results return high levels of radon gas. People often panic which is the worst thing to do in this time of need. You need to choose a radon mitigation company that is local, honest, and well versed in radon gas. Do not leave a specialists job up to a general contractor who is not a certified radon mitigation specialist. Choose S.W.A.T. Environmental to provide the air purification and installation necessary. As the nation’s largest radon mitigation company, and being located in Greenville, SC, S.W.A.T. Environmental has had the pleasure of properly installing mitigation systems and effectively lowered the vapor levels in many homes.
After your radon mitigation system is installed in your Greenville home, it is important to remember to test every two to five years. Radon testing can be a complicated task, and you do not want to leave your family’s health up to an amateur. Always hire a certified specialist to handle any radon troubles. Whether or not you decide to choose S.W.A.T. Environmental, we recommend testing after an air purification system is installed to ensure it is working properly. We offer a free quote, so you have nothing to lose. Call 1-800-NO-RADON today for your free quote, and leave the radon testing to us.
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