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Most house and building owners in Merriam KS feel relatively safe in their homes. Generally, air pollution is not a problem in Johnson County, Kansas. However, radon gas is a significant problem in our community and is the single greatest health threat to Merriam KS families. Radon is a colorless, odorless gas that results from the breakdown of radioactive uranium, thorium and radium. Radon causes more deaths every year than any other in-home hazard including carbon monoxide, fires, drowning, poisoning, and handguns. Radon is commonly detected in random air samples and is generally harmless when encountered outdoors. However, radon that rises into a structure from the soil or rock beneath the basement, crawl space, or foundation slab may become concentrated indoors and reach dangerously high levels. When this occurs, it can cause health issues, even lung cancer, in individuals who regularly occupy the structure.

Radium, thorium and uranium are naturally occurring elements that are commonly found in soil, bedrock and groundwater sources across the United States, including here in Merriam KS. The widespread prevalence of these substances means that radon gas is an issue faced by many home and commercial property owners. Some countries promote “radon health spas” and claim that exposure to radiation can cure health problems. This theory has been widely debunked by the worldwide medical community and there is much more evidence to support the fact that radon gas actually causes cancer rather than preventing it.

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Here is What Some of Our Radon Mitigation Customers from the Merriam Area are Saying About Our Services:

“I appreciated how he took the time to review the installation location, the install process, and how to monitor the system.” – E. Roque, Merriam

“He did a great job and was very courteous and knowledgeable! ” – Z. Sandoval, Merriam

Radon Testing & Mitigation in Merriam KS Homes

Radon testing is of utmost importance to ensure the safety of your home and your loved ones. Every home should be tested for radon exposure, as elevated levels can pose serious health risks. Take action today and learn more about the importance of radon testing by visiting the CDC’s website.

Without testing, most Merriam property owners aren’t aware of the presence of radon gas until someone who lives in their household or works in their business develops serious health problems. Short-term tests for radon are conducted over a period of two to seven days while long-term tests measure the levels of radon for 90 days or longer. Information gathered from both types of tests is valuable in determining the extent of the gas’s potential impact on the property and its inhabitants. These tests are available in home improvement “big box” stores, such as Lowe’s and Home Depot, and in some Merriam KS hardware stores. When radon levels are 4 pCi/L or higher, radon mitigation is recommended.

Tests are conducted by placing a small canister, cardboard strip, or digital measurement device in the lowest level of the structure where the gas is most likely to accumulate. The collection kit is left in one location for the specified amount of time and is then collected and processed to determine the level of radon that was present during the testing period. The residents or workers who occupy the property are asked to reduce exterior ventilation as much as possible during the test, but no other input or actions are required. We realize it can often be difficult to keep all windows closed, especially during hot Merriam, Kansas summers, but this is very important to assess accurate results. Once we’ve determined the presence and level of radon in a structure, our team can then offer a range of mitigation options that are tailored to the specific situation.

More Reviews from Happy SWAT Environmental Customers:

“Had some good ideas about routing, was fast, job looks neat and clean” – R. Mccabe, Merriam

“Very professional an accommodating clean install” – S. Ruiz, Merriam

Learn More About the Merriam Kansas Area

Merriam is located in Johnson County, Kansas. The public education system is Johnson County School System, which has the following registration number: 24005430400. The Local Fire Department Is Merriam Fire Department Station 1, 9000 West 62nd Terrace, Merriam Ks. The Local Law Enforcement Agency Is Merriam Police Department, 9010 West 62nd Street, Merriam Ks. They Can Be Reached at (913) 322-5560. The population of the Merriam KS area is 11,081 with an anverage income of $38,471. The average age for residents of Merriam is 39.4, the average home value is $169,547 and median rent cost is $945. A Trusted Local Pharmacy Is Georgetown Pharmacy, 5605 Merriam Drive, Merriam Ks | Phone: 913-362-0313. The city is located within the Kansas City-Overland Park-Kansas City, MO-KS mapping zone.

If Your Home Has Elevated Radon Levels, Don’t Panic! In Merriam KS Radon Mitigation Systems are Very Common.

Due to radon’s radioactive characteristics and the serious health problems associated with long-term radon exposure, Merriam property owners should take immediate steps to mitigate even moderate levels of radon gas in their buildings. According to Trenecia Kendall, radiation exposure causes more fatalities every year than any other environmental pollutant. Radon is often referred to as “the invisible killer” because it can be present in any indoor environment without any signals of its presence to the occupants within the dwelling.

At SWAT Environmental of Merriam KS, we supply an array of radon removal options that are designed to prevent radon entry into the dwelling. Our mitigation systems operate by creating a vacuum in the soil beneath or immediately adjacent to the structure. This negative pressure draws any radon that is present upwards through the connected piping instead of entering the building’s basement, crawl space, or living area. The gas is then safely released through a vent above the roofline.

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Our Merriam KS Customers Rave About Our Top-Notch Staff & Service:

“The installer was very professional and knowledgeable about his job. He did a fantastic job. ” – J. Barnhill, Merriam

“I was impressed with our installer Joe. As the Buyer’s Realtor, I was there to let him in & he took the time to look around to see what the best option was. He was friendly & timely. It took less amount of time than I was expecting for him to install. It looks professional & my buyers are happy with where he installed the mitigation system. I have another install coming up in a few weeks; I’m confident the installer will be just as great as Joe. Thank you JOE!” – R. Samuels, Merriam

In Kansas radon mitigation systems are always installed in the lowest level of the home, typically where the foundation contacts the earth below. In Merriam Kansas, SWAT Environmental engineers and installs systems that are suitable for use in buildings with slab foundations, crawl spaces and basements alike. Our comprehensive mitigation services include diagnostic testing and trouble-shooting existing systems that malfunction or fail.

“For those not familiar with radon, it is a radioactive gas that forms when radioactive metals, namely uranium, thorium, or radium, break down in rocks or soil. ” If you’re concerned about radon gas in your Merriam KS home or commercial property, contact SWAT Environmental to learn more about our available mitigation measures and to schedule a free, no-obligation price quote right away. Our knowledgeable personnel will gladly assess your home and advise you on the most appropriate radon mitigation system based on the radon levels, the structure’s foundation type, applicable building codes in your community, and other relevant factors. Call SWAT Radon Mitigation of Merriam Kansas today to learn more.

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More Details About Merriam Kansas

If you are considering moving to Merriam or visiting in the near future, here is some useful information about the area:

The city center is located near 6032 Merriam Drive, Shawnee, KS 66203. The Recommended Local Shipping Center Is Ups, 6500 Carter St, Merriam Ks. The Local Lending Institution Is the Morrill and Janes Bank and Trust Company, 6740 Antioch Road, Merriam Ks. A Reputable Child Care Facilty in the Area Is Merriam Park Elementary Child Care Program, 6100 Mastin, Merriam Ks. You Can Reach Them at (913) 831-1335. Merriam resides within the following county(s): Johnson, these zip code(s): 66203 66202 66204, and the following area code: 913. Merriam KS real estate is currently very high in demand, so if you find a home in the area you like, you should get your offer in as quickly as possible. However, shopping for vacant land in Merriam KS could be a better option than buying an existing home since there is limited inventory of homes for sale. The weather in Merriam is generally fair without any extreme highs or lows, even in the summer and winter months.

A Reliable Senior Nursing Home in the Area Is Recover-care Merriam Gardens Llc, 9700 W 62nd, Merriam Ks. Their Phone Number Is (913) 384-0800.

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If you and your family are facing a radon problem, don’t wait too long to address the issue. Call SWAT Radon Mitigation of Merriam today for a FREE, no-obligation price quote to quickly, professionally, and affordably handle the situation. Results and 100% satisfaction are guaranteed, so don’t delay. Call SWAT today at 913-782-0015.





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