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Friday, April 12, 2013 @ 04:04 PM
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Radon Mitigation Columbia, MD

HUD Radon Mitigation ColumbiaFor those of you who missed last month’s article, there have been changes in the HUD policy that require testing and mitigation as needed. The official regulation requires that every Columbia multi-family home that is financed through HUD will be required to have a radon test. If your test results on these homes display high levels of radon gas, then a further action is required. Radon mitigation Columbia will be required in order to properly reduce your levels and make your home a safe place for all of the tenants.

What many homeowners are probably curious of is the process for radon mitigation Columbia. S.W.A.T. Environmental is taking this month to layout the process you will face while you are trying to have your mitigation system installed. While this can be a stressful time, and you are probably worried about meeting all of the regulations, we are laying out the plan so that you have nothing to worry about.

The first step in this process is testing your home to determine whether or not you are in need of radon mitigation Columbia. The reason that testing is so important is because this gas is known to kill many each year. This gas cannot be determined if it is present from the eyes or ears. It is invisible and odorless making it impossible to find without a test.

There are two types of tests that can be ran. A long term test will boast slightly more accurate results, while a short term test may take as short as a week for complete results. No matter what test you choose, it is important that you test in order to find out your levels. Once you have your test results, you will have a much better idea of whether or not further action is required in regard to radon mitigation Columbia.

Handling Radon Mitigation Columbia

Just because your home has high levels of radon gas does not mean that you have to panic. This gas is known to be easily treated if you have a properly trained professional handling your problem. S.W.A.T. Environmental has decades of experience in the radon business and will be able to handle your situation. As soon as your test results show high levels of radon gas, contact a representative from S.W.A.T. Environmental for a free quote for all of your radon needs. We are local to the Columbia area, meaning that we are trained in handling area specific radon mitigation Columbia.

The reason radon gas has become such a big concern lately is the number of annual deaths each year. Radon gas is the second leading cause of lung cancer, and is more deadly than drunk driving. Make sure that your Columbia home is in compliance with HUD, and be assured that your home is safe with radon mitigation Columbia from the professionals at your local S.W.A.T. Environmental.