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Most house and building owners in Barnesville PA feel relatively safe in their homes. Generally, air pollution is not a problem in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. However, radon gas is a significant problem in our community and is the single greatest health threat to Barnesville PA families. Radon is a colorless, odorless gas that results from the breakdown of radioactive uranium, thorium and radium. Aside from their molecular makeup, a notable difference between carbon monoxide and radon is that radon does not cause fatigue, headaches, confusion, or dizziness. 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 Barnesville PA. The widespread prevalence of these substances means that radon gas is an issue faced by many home and commercial property owners. Radon is not an incurable issue. Modern technology allows us to fix radon contamination issues effectively and at an affordable cost.

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

“Courteous and polite.” – D. Menard, Barnesville

“The installer was stellar. Can’t thank him enough for the courtesy, cleanliness and quality of craftsmanship. Hands down a great experience. ” – S. Spann, Barnesville

Radon Testing & Mitigation in Barnesville PA 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 Barnesville 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 Barnesville PA 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 Barnesville, Pennsylvania 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:

“Josh and Tim feel like friends or neighbors. The install ran into electrical challenges hit Tim did everything in his power to educate and inform me on what was needed. I felt well taken care of. ” – I. Mclaughlin, Barnesville

“Taurance was awesome!!” – K. Stern, Barnesville

Learn More About the Barnesville Pennsylvania Area

Barnesville is located in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. The public education system is Mahanoy Area School District, which has the following registration number: 42107000300. The Local Law Enforcement Agency Is Ryan Township Police Department, 36 North 5th Avenue, Barnesville Pa. They Can Be Reached at (570) 467-3189. You Can Visit the Local Post Office at 2 Grier Ave, Barnesville Pa. The population of the Barnesville PA area is 16,472 with an anverage income of $51,607. The average age for residents of Barnesville is 24, the average home value is $187,527 and median rent cost is $682. The Local Fire Department Is Ryan Township Fire and Rescue District 26 Station 1, 945 Barnesville Drive, Barnesville Pa. The city is located within the Pottsville, PA mapping zone.

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

Due to radon’s radioactive characteristics and the serious health problems associated with long-term radon exposure, Barnesville property owners should take immediate steps to mitigate even moderate levels of radon gas in their buildings. According to Darrelle Mcconnell, radiation exposure causes more fatalities every year than any other environmental pollutant. “Because it is colorless and odorless, there is no way for someone to tell they have been exposed to radon until they start to experience symptoms typical of radon poisoning. Some of the more common ones include the following: caughing, wheezing, sore throat, and hoarse voice.”

At SWAT Environmental of Barnesville PA, 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 Barnesville PA Customers Rave About Our Top-Notch Staff & Service:

“Jerry, our installer was great. He was knowledgeable and respectful of my home. He did a great job. Overall the system is more than I pictured in my head but I’m glad we have it to protect our home. Overall all a great experience. Thanks Swat!! ” – A. Bergstrom, Barnesville

“Timely, personable and appeared to very efficient with the install. Reviewed with me both the unit in the basement and the outside unit. I am very pleased with the installer. ” – R. Bowden, Barnesville

In Pennsylvania radon mitigation systems are always installed in the lowest level of the home, typically where the foundation contacts the earth below. In Barnesville Pennsylvania, 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.

Radon is a Group 1 Carcinogen according to the United States government. This means the substance has been proven to be carcinogenic to human beings. If you’re concerned about radon gas in your Barnesville PA 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 Barnesville Pennsylvania today to learn more.

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More Details About Barnesville Pennsylvania

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

The city center is located near 1 Golf Road, Rush Township, PA 18214. The Local Ems / Ambulance Service Is Located at 945 Barnesville Drive, Barnesville Pa. Barnesville resides within the following county(s): Schuylkill, these zip code(s): 18214, and the following area code: 570. Barnesville PA 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 Barnesville PA could be a better option than buying an existing home since there is limited inventory of homes for sale. The weather in Barnesville is generally fair without any extreme highs or lows, even in the summer and winter months.

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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 Barnesville 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 570-622-2066.





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