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Radon Mitigation System refers to any system or process designed to remove the presence of radon gas in the indoor air of a residential or commercial property. Radon abatement is achieved by expelling the radon gas from under the foundation of a property before it can get inside the home or business. Radon is a significant problem in Connecticut, which has high levels of indoor radon. If radon has been detected in a home in your neighborhood it is very important that you take action by contact Rick’s Pump and Water Service to protect your own home from this invisible threat.

Frequently Asked Questions About Radon Mitigation and Abatement in Connecticut

Why is radon dangerous?
In short, Yes it is.  Radon can damage cells in the lungs, increasing the risk of lung cancer. It is the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking.

What is a safe level of radon in my home?
The EPA recommends that homes be mitigated if the radon level is at or above 4 picocuries per liter (pCi/L).

Is radon only a problem in certain parts of the country?
No, radon can be detected in any state of the country. In the state of Connecticut, radon is extremely prevalent.

How do I know if my home has radon?
The best way to detect Radon in your home or business is to hire a professionals radon testing and mitigation contractor in Connecticut to perform testing and radon system installation services.

How does radon enter a home?
Radon is an odorless, invisible, radioactive gas naturally released from rocks, soil, and water. Radon can get into homes and buildings through small cracks or holes and build up in the air. Over time, breathing in high levels of radon can cause lung cancer.

What should I do if my home tests high for radon?
If your home tests high for radon, it’s important to contact Rick’s Pump and Water Service immediately to mitigate the problem.

How much does radon mitigation cost?
The cost of radon mitigation can vary depending on multiple variables, which include the size of your home, the type of foundation, and the difficulty of the installation.

Can I install a radon mitigation system myself?
It is not recommended

If a home or business in your area has tested high for indoor radon, it is imperative to take immediate action to protect your own home. You can click the following link to view our many 5-star Google Reviews.  You can contact us today at (203) 996-9934 to schedule a quick no-cost quote!