Is Your Home Safe?
Is Your Home Safe
Radon Mitigation Amherst NH residents can rely on. Give Advanced Radon Mitigation a call for all of your radon mitigation needs. For over 25 years we have earned the trust of thousands of people in New Hampshire. We’ve helped clients such as homeowners, realtors, and home builders, make the air they breathe and water they drink, safer.
With decades of experience our trained technicians take pride in providing our customers with the best water filtration systems. Contact us to schedule an appointment. We’ll come to your home and and perform a FREE Site Evaluation.
How Does Radon Enter Your Home?
Radon, other soil gases and moisture enter through small cracks or openings in a home’s foundation. Negative pressure causes a stacking effect. The air that is trapped inside buildings acts like a chimney. Warmed by the sun and heating systems, as air rises, it pulls radon into homes and buildings. Radon is the most common radiation exposure and the number one cause of lung cancer in the US for nonsmokers.
TEST FOR RADON NOW
Thousands of radon related deaths can be avoided by using active soil depressurization (ASD) Radon mitigation systems. High radon levels can occur in any home or building. There are three main ways to test for radon including short term devices, long term devices and continuous radon monitors.
Radon is responsible for 21,000 lung cancer deaths in the US alone. Radon contributes for deaths in the United States than drunk driving, home fires or carbon monoxide poisoning.
How Radon Affects Your Health
As Radon decays, it emits particles that can cause lung cancer. Radon sticks to dust and aerosols in the air. Particles radiate into the lung and damage tissues. Alpha particles are 100 times more likely to cause cancer than other types of radiation.
Radon is the number one exposure to naturally occurring radiation in the US.
Where Does Radon Come from?
A colorless radioactive gas, is a decay product of uranium found in soils, rocks and water. Radon contributes to more annual environmental caused deaths thank pesticides on food, asbestos death and carbon monoxide.