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Radon in Homes - Mitigation - DIY & Professional

Radon is a Natural Gas that is radioactive, invisible, heavier than air & odorless and it's the second cause of lung cancer in North America after smoking, as well as causing other serious health issues.

Should I test my home for radon gas?

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

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Radon in Homes - Mitigation

Obviously we don't want Radon gas in our homes!

Testing is the only certain way to know your level of exposure to Radon, & with todays modern airtight homes it's becomes essential to ensure good Ventilation to improve air quality in the home especially with an energy saving HRV or ERV unit to keep interior air from becoming dangerously loaded with allergens & poisons like Radon, Formaldehyde and mold spores.

If you're in an area of the USA or Canada susceptible to Radon, often in areas with Granite as a bedrock, then you should definitely test for high Radon Gas levels & if present then take steps to Mitigate or Remove Radon from your home in the crawlspace, basement or ground floor living space by DIY or Professional means. See Below for our Guides on How to Remove Radon from Homes: