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Old 03-03-2008, 06:22 PM   #1
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Hello Everyone!

I am just checking to see if anyone has any experience with Radon gas problems and/ or its mitigation?

I did one of those 72 hr home tests and the results came back at 5.2pCi/L. The EPA says anything over 4.0 pCi/L should be remedied. Any thoughts or suggestions?

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Old 03-03-2008, 06:52 PM   #2
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Simple Answer: Sounds like you should start calling around to get quotes on installing a radon gas mitigation system.

Also, if you have well water, you would want to get that tested for radon too.

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I can provide some DIY Radon Mitigation help. Includes some materials and tech support.

http://www.indoor-air-health-advisor...itigation.html
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Hi,

The best solution, I came across, to mitigate high levels of radon is to use an in-line radon fan.

I have reduced the level of radon from 15 pCi/L (maximum acceptable in USA is 2 pCi/L) to 0.4 pCi/L by using this type of system.

I have took steps to measure the radon levels only after a friend has been diagnosed with an early form of lung sarcoma (cancer) - he had 21 pCi/L in his basement home office.

You can get additional information about radon mitigation and risks at

http://handyowner.com/2008/08/17/ins...gation-system/
http://handyowner.com/2008/08/15/rad...y-killing-you/

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