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The Scary Reality of Radon and the Importance of Testing Your Household

CLARKSBURG, MD / ACCESSWIRE / October 13, 2017 / The EPA and other agencies have recommended extensive radon testing in the nation. Radon has identified as the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking. There are more than 21,000 lung cancer-related deaths all over the nation that are linked to radon each year. It is an odorless, colorless gas that can leak without your knowledge into your home and can cause detrimental health effects.

The reasons for radon testing are many since it is among the best ways to protect yourself and your family from the deadly chemical. Radon testing and mitigation are done by various radon inspection companies that offer radon solutions and provide radon remediation services to homeowners all over the nation. They have different radon removal systems that can help identify the compound in your water. Many radon abatement services can help keep you and your family protected. The professionals carry out inspections to ensure that there is no threat of radon in your home. However, it is necessary to choose a company that has been approved by National Radon Safety Board(NRSB) as Radon Measurement Technicians.

One of such companies is CE Radon Testing, which offers services in the Montgomery County, Maryland, and Virginia areas. They are certified in radon testing and have years of experience.


Mike Calamus recommends installing a proper mitigation system to tackle any radon problem that may be in your house.
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"The exact level of radon is recommended to be examined during 1-2 day period," says CE Radon Testing CEO, Mike Calamus.

Radon testing can be carried out using various tests. For example, radon experts may use charcoal liquid scintillation and charcoal canister detectors to test for the chemical in your home. If you are planning to invest in the commercial real estate in northern Virginia, CE Radon Testing Maryland ensures that all the necessary tests have been carried out to rule the possibility of your home being one of the affected. The EPA recommends that all houses be tested for the gas at the point of sale.

There are various kits in the market for carrying out radon testing and inspection. However, CE Radon Testing Maryland will give free advice on what are the best commercial radon removal solutions that can ensure that your home is free of the gas. The costs of mitigation may vary depending on the size, design, construction materials, and foundation of your home, as well as the local climate.

Radon is not just a hoax, as many would like to argue. Your home being invested with this gas can lead to deadly results. There are various states all over the country whose levels of radon are above average. For example, the Montgomery County's levels are higher than those that have been recommended by the EPA.

The below map provides further information regarding the areas with high levels of radon. It is important to research your county's radon levels.


Montgomery County in Maryland has high radon levels.
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To protect your family and household from radon it is wise to order a professional to test your home, to ensure that you are not at risk. CE Radon Testing Maryland offers comprehensive solutions. They will perform various radon tests, including water mitigation, to ensure that your home is not at risk.

SOURCE: Radon Testing Maryland