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 bother testing for radon in a gutted and uninsulated house?
Can you use an HRV or ERV for radon removal in a dirt floor basement?
Could a ductless heat recovery ventilator be used for radon mitigation?
How do you do Radon mitigation when with insulating and ventilating a crawlspace?
Is sealing basement concrete floor against radon a good idea?
How do you install your own DIY radon mitigation system?
Does a low radon air reading necessarily = low radon in well water?
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: