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Why Is Radon Gas Testing So Important?

If you are a homeowner, you likely take every precaution to keep your indoor air quality at its best. From changing your air filters regularly to having your air ducts cleaned and making sure your HVAC system is functioning well, each item on your to-do list serves an important purpose: making your home healthy and safe.

One thing that may not be mentioned to you as your buy a home or select a new community to live in is the importance of testing for radon gas. Why is this colorless, odorless, naturally occurring gas so important?

Radon gas is naturally occurring in many areas, comes up from the ground, and is transferred by air into our living spaces. Low levels of radon gas are typically considered okay, but high levels of radon gas are dangerous and linked to cancer diagnoses.

The good news is that the effects of radon gas can be reduced with the right radon mitigation system. It’s important that you rely on a professional company to provide this service to ensure the proper installation of all equipment and that your home is ventilated according to the recommended guidelines in your area.

At Astrid Environmental Services, we understand that radon gas can be a bit of a mystery. That is why we offer many services to meet your needs, including radon testing, remediation, and mitigation for your home. Contact us today for more information about our services and to schedule an appointment with us.