Archive for January, 2013
Radon Action Month in Kalamazoo, MI
Residents of Kalamazoo are preparing for radon action month which is fast approaching. Every January, Kalamazoo celebrates radon action month by doing something to help with the prevention of deaths caused by radon gas. Many families installed mitigation systems last year to their Kalamazoo homes. Killing roughly 20,000 people each year in the United States, there is still much work that has to be done in Kalamazoo, and nationwide, for the prevention of deaths from radon gas.
There are many things you may do during radon action month to help prevent deaths from radon, but before you take any action you should get a basic understanding of radon gas. Radon forms naturally in your soil from broken down uranium. In a gas form, it may enter your Kalamazoo home through the foundation, or a number of other places. Regardless of how it enters, it is extremely important that a mitigation system is installed to reduce your levels. Kalamazoo residents may be at a higher risk than other regions due to higher concentrations of radon gas in specific areas.
Action Methods for Radon Action Month in Kalamazoo
There are many ways that you may take action to protect your family during radon action month. The first, and possibly most important way is to have a professional test your Kalamazoo home to diagnose whether or not your home has unsafe levels of radon gas. Once your home has been diagnosed, you will have a better understanding of whether or not a mitigation system is needed. If your levels are high, call a professional as soon as possible for a mitigation system. If your levels are low you will not have to take any action, and only retest several years later.
If you have high levels of radon gas in your Kalamazoo home, then a mitigation system is necessary. S.W.A.T. Environmental has the years of experience to properly install a mitigation system. If installed correctly, a mitigation system may reduce your gas levels by as much as 99%. Make sure that you are contacting a company that is certified, trusted, and has the years of experience. We are the nation’s most trusted mitigation company, and are located right here locally in Kalamazoo, MI to best serve you this radon action month.
The last thing you may do is advocate to your neighbors, friends, and family about the dangers of radon gas in your area of Kalamazoo. If you have already had to install a mitigation system on your Kalamazoo home, chances are your neighbor’s home may have high levels of gas as well. It is important to ensure that your neighbor is informed so that they may make an educated decision on their health. Stop talking about it, and start planning to take action next month for radon action month in Kalamazoo. Remember, we always offer a free quote, and will be glad to answer any questions you have about radon, or a new mitigation system for your Kalamazoo home.
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