Mitigation / Discussions

How do you install your own DIY radon mitigation system?

...mitigation – Testing for radon gas in homes and radon mitigation techniques for basements and crawlspaces Sub-slab depressurization is a great method for ...

Posted by Ariel Fridman Jan. 27, 2020, 10:59 a.m. Radon in Homes - Mitigation 1 Responses

Do you have recommendations for radon sealing basement concrete & installing new flooring?

Hello, I am looking for guidance on two issues related to preparing an exisiting basement concrete slab for new flooring with regards to both radon mitigation ...

Posted by M N Sept. 1, 2020, 2:20 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

Is polyiso board or styrofoam best for insulating when finishing a basement in CO?

...mitigation installed for high radon levels we now want to use the room more. It's currently completely unfinished, nothing on the walls - what's the best way fo...

Posted by Evan B. Nov. 21, 2019, 8 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

Can my shallow crawl space be converted to a slab foundation?

...mitigation as well. The house is sitting above bedrock and my neighbour who tried to dig a basement found water at about 42" below ground level. These constrain...

Posted by Sian O'Keefe Aug. 15, 2020, 12:52 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

Is sealing basement concrete floor against radon a good idea?

...mitigation techniques depending on your basement conditions. I think in your case since you have a bare concrete floor, the most effective method for removing r...

Posted by Tim Hanrahan Sept. 18, 2020, 3:11 a.m. Radon in Homes - Mitigation 3 Responses

How do you lower high radon levels in a basement?

...mitigation equipment such as passive radon stacks are becoming mandatory in many regional building codes , and the can be installed afterwards in some situation...

Posted by Uma Parekh May 22, 2020, 11:54 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 Responses

Does a low radon air reading necessarily = low radon in well water?

Our home was recently tested for radon and is at 33 Bq/m3, which I understand is relatively low and does not require any remediation. Does that necessarily mea...

Posted by Steve Bull Jan. 4, 2020, 1:45 p.m. Radon in Homes - Mitigation 3 Responses

Should I test my home for radon gas?

I plan on improving insulation to the point of needing an air exchanger. I thought it best to test for radon gas after I've tightened up the major air leakage ...

Posted by Mary Anne S March 5, 2019, 7:46 p.m. Radon in Homes - Mitigation 4 Responses