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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.

Thursday, September 20, 2012 @ 04:09 PM
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Columbia, Maryland Radon Company Recognized

Inc. 5000 Maryland Radon Mitigation CompanyColumbia’s local radon mitigation company gained national recognition this week as one of the nation’s fastest growing companies. provided a list of the fastest growing companies, and for the first time ever a radon mitigation company made this list. Ranked as the thirteenth overall fastest growing company in the environmental services department, S.W.A.T. Environmental has been ground breaking in regard to their movement to improve the air quality in Columbia homes.

The CFO of S.W.A.T. Environmental has projected $12 million in revenue for the company for the year of 2012. S.W.A.T. Environmental is a for profit company with a non-profit heart. Having the ability to successfully reduce the radon levels in thousands of homes provides us with a great delight. There are many health risks associated with radon gas, such as lung cancer, and these risks are known to kill over 20,000 each year. A company like S.W.A.T. Environmental truly has their mind and heart in the right place.

Radon Mitigation Techniques in Columbia, MD

Now that you know the health risks associated with radon gas, it is important to learn how our process actually works. Before radon mitigation can be completed, you must first have a professional provide a radon test. A radon test may take as long as a few days, or it may take three months. It all depends on the type of radon testing method you choose for your Columbia home.

Once the testing results are received, it is time to call a professional. The general rule of thumb is that anything above 4 pCi/L is considered dangerous to your health, and a radon mitigation system will need to be installed. Although this is a general rule, you may want to highly consider having a radon mitigation system installed if you are near the limit.

Contacting a radon mitigation company is the next and most important step. Did you know that radon may be located in your water supply, soil, or even building materials, all causing this horrible gas to enter into your home? Depending on the location and severity, the actual process will differ between each Columbia home. The most popular method is soil suction or air purification as the common location for radon is in your soil. These processes involve sucking the radon from your soil and out of your home.

The S.W.A.T. Environmental Difference

Many radon mitigation companies may focus more on selling their product, rather than actually educating you. We take the time to explain our custom solution for your home, and your threat level. We will gladly answer any questions you may have in regard to radon gas, or our mitigation system installation. We believe that treating our customers as real people is what makes this company so great. We know we are dealing with a potential life and death possibility, and always handle the situation with great importance and professionalism. Call us today to learn more about radon mitigation, and get a free quote on an air purification system.