Archive for January, 2012
Have You Tested Your Lansing, Michigan Home For Radon
If you have not yet had your Lansing area home tested for radon, now is the perfect time to do so. The Environmental Protection Agency has declared that January is National Radon Action Month, and that makes it the perfect time for Lansing area homeowners to have their houses tested for the presence of this dangerous radioactive gas.
The World Heath Organization has recently lowered the action level for radon gas from the previous 4.0 picocuries per liter to the new standard of just 2.7 picocuries per liter. That means that even if you had your Lansing area home tested before, you might want to Take advantage of National Radon Action Month to have your property tested again.
You Cannot Detect Radon Unless You Test
Radon is a serious problem for residents of the Lansing area, and no matter where you live you and your family could be at risk. If you have not yet had your home tested, now is the perfect time to do so. Radon is a dangerous radioactive gas, and one of the things that makes it so dangerous is the fact that it is so hard to detect. You cannot see or smell radon, so it could be present in your Lansing area home without your even knowing it. The only way to know for sure is to contact a contractor who is licensed and authorized to do business in the Lansing area. It takes specialized equipment to detect radon action and determine the extent of the problem, and contacting a quality contractor is the first step.
If the results of the testing show that your Lansing area home does not have high levels of radon, you do not have to do anything more than file those test results away for future reference. You will, however, have gotten the peace of mind that comes with knowing that you and your family are protected.
If you do find that your Lansing area home has high levels of radon, the next step is to contact a radon mitigator who can get rid of the problem once and for all. It is not enough to simply contact the first company that comes along. To deal effectively with a radon problem, you need to work with a company that has the expertise and experience necessary to do the job right.
Now is the Best Time to Test for Radon Action Month
SWAT is the largest radon mitigator in the country, and we have an excellent network of certified technicians in the Lansing area. This allows us to deal with radon problems in the Lansing area in an effective and comprehensive manner. No matter how serious your radon problem, you will be able to get rid of it and get on with our life.
During the month of January, SWAT will be offering special discounts for Lansing area residents in honor of National Radon Action Month. If you have been putting off having your home radon tested, now is the perfect time to do so.
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