Radon Testing in Melrose MA
Radon Testing Melrose Residents can Count On
After a long day’s work, your home is a place of refuge and relaxation. But what if there was something invisible, odorless and impossible for you to detect that was putting you, your family and even your pets at risk? This invisible culprit is radon, a natural occurring radioactive gas common in and around the Melrose, MA area, impacting homes and businesses both old and new.
With over 30 years of experience, New England Radon knows a thing or two about radon detection, radon testing, and radon mitigation and has proudly contributed to the safety and well-being of local residents for decades.
There is no time like the present to act. If you have not yet had your
home tested, or if it has been a while since the last radon inspection. Our
team of friendly, highly experienced radon professionals is ready and able to
What is Radon?
Many Melrose residents are unsure what Radon is and whether or not they should be concerned. We’re here at New England Radon to correct the record.
Radon is a radioactive gas that occurs naturally in the United States.
This gas is released by decaying uranium, and it is distributed across soil and rocks as a mineral. Since this gas is odorless and colorless, it cannot be detected without a skilled examination. The gas rises through the soil and into the air above ground as it is released. Via foundation cracks and other gaps, this process can and does seep into structures such as homes and businesses.
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Who Has to Worry About Radon in their Home?
Many areas in the United States,radon mitigation Melrose including Melrose, MA, are at risk because radon is a widespread and naturally occurring phenomenon. According to the EPA, radon levels in up to one-third of homes tested across seven states were found to be higher than the EPA’s recommended exposure standard.
As a result, the US Surgeon General and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) also suggest that ALL homes be screened for Radon below the third level. The only way to determine if you and your family are at risk is to get a professional inspection by a radon detection and mitigation company like New England Radon.
What Causes Radon to be so Dangerous?
Radon is usually not a problem in open areas where it can rise and then scatter into the outdoors, where it rapidly dissipates. On the other hand, Radon seeps into homes and businesses, especially those with poor ventilation, where it collects, and concentrations reach dangerous levels.
Radon enters homes in a variety of ways
• Sump pits
• Dirt floors
• Slab joints
• Block walls
• Openings and cracks in flooring
• Cracks or poor seals in foundations
Radon Gas and Its Hazards
Radon causes radioactive dust to form, which can then be inhaled. This radioactive material lingers in our lungs and airways, causing cellular genetic damage.
According to the EPA and the Surgeon General’s Office, Radon is responsible for up to 20,000 lung cancer deaths per year in the United States.
Only smoking kills more people from lung cancer per year than radon.
Radon Testing and Detection
The bad news is thatradon water mitigation system in Melrose MA radon levels in the Melrose area are very high. The good news is that our New England Radon team is here to assist you.
Testing is fast, reliable, precise, and cost-effective. We’ve committed our company to protect the people of Melrose, MA, and the surrounding areas from the hazards of radon exposure since our inception.
We’ve got you covered if you’re moving into a new home, worried about the levels in your current residence, or planning to put your house on the market. Our Radon monitoring systems will give you peace of mind or show you where there are issues that need to be addressed. We have the know-how and skills to get the job done correctly, with over 30 years of experience. If Radon is discovered, we will provide you with dependable and affordable mitigation services.
From air to water, New England Radon has remediation solutions that can quickly, affordably and effectively reduce radon levels well under EPA requirements and improve the safety of your home.
Air Radon Mitigation
Based on diagnostic results, the source, and levels of radon, our team will be able to provide options for a customized radon mitigation solution to improve the safety and air quality of your home.
We pride ourselves on delivering value, results and providing cost-effective solutions our customers can count on to protect their family.
Sub-Slab Depressurization System (SSD)
This device works by sucking radon remediation In Melrose MA air from under the slab, which acts as a buffer between the air above and the Radon below and then pumping it out above the roofline through a PVC pipe.
These systems are highly efficient, affordable, and almost maintenance-free, making them an excellent choice for many of our clients.
Heat Recovery Ventilator (HRV)
An HRV system works by replacing the air in the basement with air from outside, which is always preferred when crawlspace access is restricted or unavailable. This procedure effectively reduces radon levels in the house.
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A Team You Can Trust to Keep your Family and Home Safe
Many Melrose residents are exposed to Radon, which is a severe and potentially fatal gas. New England Radon is dedicated to providing our customers with reliable, timely, and cost-effective services.
If it’s been a while since your last radon inspection or this is your first, our team will walk you through every step of the process to ensure that any questions you have are addressed.
What Our Customers Say
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