It is important to start looking for a solution to remove radon from your basement. Because radon comes from the earth’s crust it is more commonly found in basements which are lower in the ground. It will be a significant risk if you have confirmed that your radon level in your home is 4 picocuries per liter (pCi/L). To be précised, it is important to know where radon comes from. If from the basement, make sure you really need to go to that extreme.
Because it is the common assumption that radon is most found in basements. Radon gas will be found anywhere in any home, not just in the basement. Radon comes from the natural decay of uranium that is found in all soils. It moves up through the ground to the air above and into your home through cracks and other holes in the foundation. And basements often also have porous walls or other access points that make it even easier for radon to slip in. The active radon will enter the structure through minute openings over the soil. Further, it creates its way through concrete, cinder blocks, or anything semi-porous. It is the reason why anyone will be easily exposed to harmful radon decay products leading to possible lung cancer issues. It has the potential to damage the deep lung tissues once it gets inside the lungs.
For extremely high levels of radon, the safest way to deal with any radon concern is to enlist the help of a professional. A professional radon inspector will know just what to look for and will thoroughly inspect your home for even the minute traces of radon. They will easily evaluate if there is radon. If the level of radon is dangerous then, if necessary, suggest and implement the optimal radon mitigation solution for your home.
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