Breathing Easy: The Cost of Radon Mitigation and Your Health
Radon mitigation costs vary depending on the method used and your residential/commercial property size and design. If you're curious about the price of radon mitigation services in your area and what elements contribute to the cost, you've come to the right spot.
Want to breathe easy and keep your lungs happy? Don't worry; we are here to simplify the process! Read on!
Breathing clean air indoors is not always possible by adding a few houseplants or increasing ventilation if there are dangerous radon levels in your space.
Radon is odorless, colorless, yet deadly radioactive gas that seeps into your home unnoticed; the only way to determine radon presence or levels is by actively testing them. Long-term exposure to elevated radon levels causes dire symptoms like lung cancer, respiratory diseases, and even death. Since radon exposure is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S. after smoking, it is best to check the levels and mitigate them for the safety of you and those around you.
Radon mitigation refers to the techniques used to lower the levels of radon gas in a residential or commercial building. Radon is a naturally occurring gas formed when uranium breaks down in the soil. Although radon is also present outdoors, high concentrations of radon indoors pose a health risk. To address this issue, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recommends taking action and installing a radon mitigation system once radon levels reach 4.0 pCi/L or higher.
Self-Test or Professional Service?
You may have encountered the self-test kits for testing radon in your residential space to make it more budget-friendly.
However, there are multiple things to consider before you opt for self-test kits-
It is the best and safest option if you are considering working with professionals. When it comes to experienced professionals, the tests to know your residential or commercial levels are simple, and mitigation systems effectively lower the amount of radon indoors to a less harmful level.
How Much Does Radon Mitigation Cost?
Whether it is active soil depressurization, passive depressurization, or adding a vapor barrier, radon mitigation services typically cost a few hundred to a few thousand dollars, based on the type of property you have, the number of foundations it has, the current radon levels, and the kind of mitigation you need.
At Lifetime Radon Mitigation, we offer a customized system that is necessary to fit the unique needs of your home or business for optimal radon mitigation. Due to the individualized nature of these systems, it can be challenging to provide an exact cost for a radon mitigation system. However, typical costs for such systems can range from $900 to $1800, depending on the specific needs of your property and any additional installation requirements.
Well, let's talk about the factors that can impact the price of a radon system. Things like electrical work, caulking or sealing, crawl space sealing, vapor barrier, or even sump pump replacement can all play a role. If your property doesn't have a dirt or gravel crawlspace, the radon mitigation system cost will likely be under $1,500. But, if your property needs a dirt or gravel crawlspace system installation, the costs can sometimes exceed that $1,500 mark.
Are you looking for a radon testing and mitigation company that can give you peace of mind? Well, look no further than Lifetime Radon Mitigation! With our expert design and installation services, competitive pricing, and top-notch customer service, you'll feel confident that your home is in good hands.
Why Choose Lifetime Radon Mitigation?
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