Radon exposure is toxic and fatal. Besides, because it’s colorless and odorless, it makes it notoriously difficult to detect. However, there are some ways to help you determine the presence of harmful radon in your home. The following are a few:
Get testing kits
Testing kits can give you a reliable gauge of how much radon is in the property. If radon content is dangerously high, you might want to call in for experts to carry out an inspection and confirm those radon levels. If you have high radon content, then you’ll need to find a radon mitigation system installation company. With help from pros, you can pick the best possible system and have it installed in no time.
Know the signs
Physical symptoms of radon exposure is another way to tell that you have dangerously high radon content in your home. While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says there are no known symptoms of radon poisoning if you have a persistent cough or lung problems, that could be the early signs of lung cancer, according to Livestrong. Have your home tested to see if radon poisoning is behind those persistent health problems.
Hire an inspection team to determine radon levels in your home. They can help you figure out if you and your family are at risk of developing lung cancer. With their assistance, whether for radon testing or radon mitigation system installation, you can count on them to provide you with the services you need to eliminate radon from the property in a fast, efficient and safe way.
Last bit of advice
The best way to stay safe from radon poisoning is to always be vigilant. Have regular inspections. Radon can develop over time. Regular inspections and tests help, allowing you to monitor it’s growing presence in the property so you can take proper removal measures. For more information, contact the professionals at S.W.A.T. Environmental for an appointment.
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