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Most house and building owners in Biddeford ME feel relatively safe in their homes. Generally, air pollution is not a problem in York County, Maine. However, radon gas is a significant problem in our community and is the single greatest health threat to Biddeford ME families. Radon is a colorless, odorless gas that results from the breakdown of radioactive uranium, thorium and radium. While radon can form in just about any home under the right conditions, the likelihood of it happening is much higher, according to World Population Review, in the following geographic areas: Northwest, North-Central, Northeast, and Southeast United States. 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 Biddeford ME. The widespread prevalence of these substances means that radon gas is an issue faced by many home and commercial property owners. The “daughters” of radon are lead, polonium, and bismuth. These are the elements of radon that cause lung damage.

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

“Way too soon to rate system. Thus can’t rate overall experience. So far, so good!” – B. Silver, Biddeford

“EXCELLENT SERVICE ” – W. Schuster, Biddeford

Radon Testing & Mitigation in Biddeford ME 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 Biddeford 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 Biddeford ME 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 Biddeford, Maine 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:

“Mike did a great job and answered all of our questions!” – P. Pringle, Biddeford

“Enjoyed talking with our installer. He explained a lot about what radon is and how the mitigation system works. He was very knowledgeable and took the time to answer our questions.” – J. Kent, Biddeford

Learn More About the Biddeford Maine Area

Biddeford is located in York County, Maine. The public education system is Biddeford, which has the following registration number: 23031025100. A Popular School in the Area Is Biddeford Regional Ctr of Tech, 10 Maplewood Avenue, Biddeford Me 4005 – Phone: (207) 282-1501. You Can Visit the Local Post Office at 20 Edwards Ave, Biddeford Me. The population of the Biddeford ME area is 21,504 with an anverage income of $47,109. The average age for residents of Biddeford is 38.1, the average home value is $245,820 and median rent cost is $929. The Local Law Enforcement Agency Is Biddeford Police Department, 39 Alfred Street, Biddeford Me. They Can Be Reached at (207) 282-5127. The city is located within the Portland-Lewiston-South Portland, ME mapping zone.

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

Due to radon’s radioactive characteristics and the serious health problems associated with long-term radon exposure, Biddeford property owners should take immediate steps to mitigate even moderate levels of radon gas in their buildings. According to Ying Brady, radiation exposure causes more fatalities every year than any other environmental pollutant. “Studies show that, following uranium, thorium, radium, and polonium, radon was the fifth radioactive element to be discovered.”

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

“Luke did a wonderful job and was very pleasant. You have a very good employee in Luke.” – V. Acosta, Biddeford

“He was great. ” – R. Ahn, Biddeford

In Maine radon mitigation systems are always installed in the lowest level of the home, typically where the foundation contacts the earth below. In Biddeford Maine, 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 gas is heavier than air, so concentrations are typically higher in the lower levels of a dwelling. However, the HVAC system and natural “stack effect” (upward draw of air as heat rised) will draw the gas upward into the upper levels of the structure.” If you’re concerned about radon gas in your Biddeford ME 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 Biddeford Maine today to learn more.

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More Details About Biddeford Maine

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

The city center is located near 154 West Street, Biddeford, ME 04005. The Local Fire Department Is Biddeford Central Fire Station, 152 Alfred Street, Biddeford Me. The Local Ems / Ambulance Service Is Located at 11 Hills Beach Road, Biddeford Me. A Trusted Local Pharmacy Is Rite Aid 3286, 335 Alfred Street, Biddeford Me | Phone: 207-282-1577. Biddeford resides within the following county(s): York, these zip code(s): 04005 04006 04007, and the following area code: 207. Biddeford ME 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 Biddeford ME could be a better option than buying an existing home since there is limited inventory of homes for sale. The weather in Biddeford is generally fair without any extreme highs or lows, even in the summer and winter months.

The Recommended Local Shipping Center Is Ups, 413 Alfred St, Biddeford Me.

In the Event of an Emergency, There Is a Safety Shelter Located at University of New England – Decary Hall, 11 Hills Beach Road, Biddeford Me.

The Local Lending Institution Is Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution, 160 Shops Way, Biddeford Me.

A Reputable Child Care Facilty in the Area Is Miles of Smiles Childcare, 460 Elm Street, Biddeford Me. You Can Reach Them at (207) 282-3790.

A Local Church or Place of Worship Is Little House of Prayer Inc, 8 Little House of Prayer Dr, Biddeford, Maine, 04005.

A Reliable Senior Nursing Home in the Area Is Fogg Avenue, 4 Fogg Ave, Biddeford Me. Their Phone Number Is (207) 284-6977.

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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 Biddeford 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 207-774-0029.





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