Eddie lived in a home with elevated levels of radon and was diagnosed with lung cancer.
After his diagnosis, a radon mitigation system was installed in his home,
which he credits with saving his life.
Click the video to hear Eddie’s story.
This installation was done with aesthetics in mind to preserve the beauty of the home and to lessen the visual impact of the radon mitigation system.
Radon is a colorless, odorless, and tasteless radioactive gas.
RADON CAN ENTER YOUR HOME
Radon can seep into your home from the ground through foundation cracks and holes and through well water.
RADON TESTING IS RECOMMENDED
The U.S. EPA and Surgeon General and other groups recommend testing your home for radon.
RADON MITIGATION MAY BE NECESSARY
The EPA recommends installing a radon mitigation system in homes with gas levels that are 4 pCi/L or higher.
Radon is released above eave.
Special designed fan draws radon up through system.
Sub-slab depressurization creates a vacuum drawing radon into opening for radon mitigation system.
What Is Radon?
Radon is a cancer-causing radioactive gas. You cannot see, smell or taste radon, but it may be a problem in your home. The Surgeon General has warned that radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States today.