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Radon Mitigation Suction Point

Ever wonder what a radon mitigation system suction point is?Well, it’s a void created below your home’s concrete floor. This pit creates surface area for the radon fan to draw radon laden soil gas out of. The denser the soil is, the larger the pit should be. Using an auger can help loosen the soil…

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What Level of Radon is Safe?

There is no safe level of radon. Radon is a naturally occurring, radioactive gas that damages the cells that line your lungs. Long-term exposure can lead to lung cancer. The lower your radon levels are, the better off you and your loved ones will be. What do my Radon Levels Mean? A radon level of…

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What Radon Test Kit to Use?

Wondering which radon test kit to get? There are two main types: Short-term  Long-term Let’s see which one is right for you. Short-term Radon Tests If you are testing for the first time, start with a short-term test. These test kits are exposed for 3 to 7 days and then sent to a lab for…

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How Much Does Radon Mitigation Cost?

Radon mitigation typically costs between $1000 and $2500. Here in Minnesota, we find most radon mitigation contractors are charging anywhere from $1500 to $2500. Be very cautious of low-priced contractors and do your homework.    How Much Does American Radon Mitigation Charge? Just to warn you, we will be the most expensive estimate you can find.  Most…

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Passive Radon Mitigation System Not Working?

We recently had two calls from people that had activated their passive radon mitigation systems by having a contractor add a radon fan in their attic. The radon levels did not go down after the fans were added, and in one case, the levels went up. We were hired to troubleshoot and fix the problems….

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