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Most house and building owners in Homewood IL feel relatively safe in their homes. Generally, air pollution is not a problem in Cook County, Illinois. However, radon gas is a significant problem in our community and is the single greatest health threat to Homewood IL families. Radon is a colorless, odorless gas that results from the breakdown of radioactive uranium, thorium and radium. Elevated radon levels have been found in all types of buildings including homes, schools, condominiums, government buildings, and skyscrapers. 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 Homewood IL. The widespread prevalence of these substances means that radon gas is an issue faced by many home and commercial property owners. The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that over 8.5-million homes in the United States have dangerous concentrations of radon gas.

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

“Very fast response, installer was courteous and qualified … I will recommend you to.” – S. Bass, Homewood

“Installer was very efficient and diligent in working to get best solution for my situation.” – T. Lai, Homewood

Radon Testing & Mitigation in Homewood IL 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 Homewood 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 Homewood IL 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 Homewood, Illinois 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:

“Seth did an awesome job. Found the best route for the installation and did a fantastic job” – R. Kendall, Homewood

“Everyone was knowledgeable and friendly. Only hours after installation, we saw an almost complete elimination in radon levels.” – R. Lewis, Homewood

Learn More About the Homewood Illinois Area

Homewood is located in Cook County, Illinois. The public education system is Homewood, which has the following registration number: 17031828401. A Popular School in the Area Is James Hart School, 18220 Morgan St, Homewood Il 60430 – Phone: (708) 799-5544. You Can Visit the Local Post Office at 1921 Ridge Rd, Homewood Il. The population of the Homewood IL area is 18,703 with an anverage income of $75,625. The average age for residents of Homewood is 40.5, the average home value is $162,225 and median rent cost is “$1,156”. The Local Law Enforcement Agency Is Homewood Police Department, 17950 Dixie Highway, Homewood Il. They Can Be Reached at (708) 206-3420. The city is located within the Chicago-Naperville, IL-IN-WI mapping zone.

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

Due to radon’s radioactive characteristics and the serious health problems associated with long-term radon exposure, Homewood property owners should take immediate steps to mitigate even moderate levels of radon gas in their buildings. According to Cheris Peoples, radiation exposure causes more fatalities every year than any other environmental pollutant. “When exposed to elevated radon levels, you may experience chest pain.”

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

“Only comment is that we had requested a call up to one hour before the installer was due to arrive because we had a one hour drive to get to my mom’s home where the system was being installed. Unfortunatley, the installer called my brother in Oregon instead of myself. Luckily, we erred on the side of caution, left our home at 6am and arrived at 7am the earliest he could have arrived. Adam was very professional and did a great job.” – J. Waterman, Homewood

“Lucas, was very professional and patient with us as we plan where to install system, after a multiples attempts we figure it out and we are happy with the new system. Thank you!” – K. Mcfarland, Homewood

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

“When it comes to lowering the risk of radon gas exposure in a home, homeowners can do so by making sure to seal any cracks in the home’s foundation and investing in a quality ventilation system to purify the air.” If you’re concerned about radon gas in your Homewood IL 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 Homewood Illinois today to learn more.

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More Details About Homewood Illinois

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

The city center is located near 1810 Olive Road, Homewood, IL 60430. The Local Fire Department Is Homewood Acres Fire Department, 3860 183rd Street, Homewood Il. The Local Ems / Ambulance Service Is Located at 17950 Dixie Highway, Homewood Il. A Trusted Local Pharmacy Is Walgreens 9330, 18300 Governors Highway, Homewood Il | Phone: 708-799-8301. Homewood resides within the following county(s): Cook, these zip code(s): 60430, and the following area code: 708. Homewood IL 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 Homewood IL could be a better option than buying an existing home since there is limited inventory of homes for sale. The weather in Homewood is generally fair without any extreme highs or lows, even in the summer and winter months.

The Recommended Local Shipping Center Is Ups, 3611 183rd, Homewood Il.

In the Event of an Emergency, There Is a Safety Shelter Located at Faith Lutheran Church, 18645 Dixie Hwy, Homewood Il.

The Local Lending Institution Is Bmo Harris Bank National Association, 17600 Halsted, Homewood Il.

A Reputable Child Care Facilty in the Area Is Stepping Stones Child Care, 17560 Dixie Hwy, Homewood Il. You Can Reach Them at (708) 922-0386.

A Local Church or Place of Worship Is Coptic Temple of Kemet Inc, 1549 183rd St, Homewood, Illinois, 60430.

A Reliable Senior Nursing Home in the Area Is South Suburban Rehab Center, 19000 South Halsted Street, Homewood Il. Their Phone Number Is (708) 957-9200.

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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 Homewood 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 708-498-4699.





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