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  • Make your Gurnee Illinois house a safer place to raise a family.
  • Radon gas cause bronchioloalveolar carcinoma and other diseases.  
  • SWAT Radon Removal services Lake County and surrouding towns.
  • Radon systems make Gurnee IL houses environmentally clean.
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Radon is a radioactive gas that is odorless and colorless yet a major health concern in Gurnee Illinois. In many areas of the country, radon can seep out of the ground and into basements and crawl spaces. In Gurnee Illinois, long-term exposure to high levels of radon gas can cause lung cancer, making it important that you remove radon gas from your Lake County home. What's considered “a high level” of radon gas in Gurnee IL? The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has established 4 picocuries per liter as an unacceptable level of radon. If your level is above 3.9, you must remove radon with a radon mitigation system. To know how much radon gas you have in your Gurnee Illinois home, you should have it tested.


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Radon Mitigation Gurnee IL

All homeowners in Lake County should perform a radon test. You should have your radon test done by a licensed contractor. The test takes 24 hours and involves having a measuring device placed in your basement or on the lowest level of your Gurnee, Illinois home. You must keep your windows and doors closed as much as possible during the test and run your air conditioner as little as possible. After the 24 hours is up, the Gurnee IL contractor will return to retrieve the measuring device. You should get your test results in a couple of days, and if the levels of radon are too high, you should have a system installed to remove radon.

Radon System Cost

In Gurnee, Illinois a radon reduction system is recommended for any elevated radon screening. The most common system in Lake County to remove radon involves PVC pipes and a small fan. In Gurnee, the systems should be engineered by a skilled Illinois licensed contractor, and it usually costs several hundred to a thousand dollars. The way the system works is that a pipe or series of pipes runs from your basement or crawl space up through the floor and then out through the walls of your Gurnee home to the outside. The fan that will remove radon is installed near the floor. As it turns, it propells the gas from the Illinois soil below and expels it through the pipes, up and out of your house.

Gurnee IL Radon Abatement

This process will remove radon and should keep levels below the acceptable Gurnee IL level, although it is wise to have your home tested again to make sure everything is working properly. There are few other ways to remove radon. There are some things you can do on your own to try to remove radon from your Gurnee, Illinois home. Keeping your windows open as much as possible can remove radon in your home or at least dilute the indoor concentrations. Installing a sump pump with drain tile can also remove radon, but in most cases in Gurnee; this increases the radiation levels. When the sump pit is depressurized, it will draw the radon gas in and remove radon from your Illinois home.


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Sealing up cracks in your basement or slab floor and in basement walls may help to remove radon by keeping the gas out in the first place. However, in Gurnee IL, sealing alone is not an effective “stand alone” option due to the indoor to outdoor air pressure differential that affects Lake County structures. Opening the vents in your basement will help air to circulate more and remove radon, although the effect is usually temporary. Another way to remove radon from your Gurnee Illinois home is to install a heat recovery ventilator or heat to air exchanger. Such a device increases circulation to reduce radon. The good news is that there are many techniques to remove radon in your home, meaning you do not have to live with the threat and endanger your health. Because long-term exposure to radon in Gurnee, IL causes lung cancer; testing and then acting to remove radon should leave your Lake County family in a much safer environment.



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