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Most house and building owners in Poplar Grove IL feel relatively safe in their homes. Generally, air pollution is not a problem in Boone County, Illinois. However, radon gas is a significant problem in our community and is the single greatest health threat to Poplar Grove IL families. Radon is a colorless, odorless gas that results from the breakdown of radioactive uranium, thorium and radium. Scientists believe that radon levels are only going to get worse in time. As more permafrost and ice melts, underlying radon-rich soil is exposed. Once this soil loses its “cap,” it is easier for radon to contaminate the air. 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 Poplar Grove IL. The widespread prevalence of these substances means that radon gas is an issue faced by many home and commercial property owners. Radon, an inherently noble gas, is a naturally-existing chemical element.

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

“Everyone was very professional and prompt.” – K. Fife, Poplar Grove

“Ray,The technician was very knowledgeable, clean installing the Radon system. I’ve seen a dramatic drop in my Radon levels within 24 hours! Ray, job well done.” – F. Mcafee, Poplar Grove

Radon Testing & Mitigation in Poplar Grove 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 Poplar Grove 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 Poplar Grove 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 Poplar Grove, 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:

“Well done..” – Y. Villasenor, Poplar Grove

“Joshua Savage was very professional, knowledgeable and efficient with this installation. Tom Melanson (Electrician) did a great job as well with the electrical installation. Josh and Tom make a great team. I am very satisfied with the appearance and location of this system!! Thank you for your services!! I will highly recommend your Company!!” – R. Garza, Poplar Grove

Learn More About the Poplar Grove Illinois Area

Poplar Grove is located in Boone County, Illinois. The public education system is North Boone Community Unit School District 200, which has the following registration number: 17007010603. A Popular School in the Area Is Manchester Elem School, 3501 Blaine Rd, Poplar Grove Il 61065 – Phone: (815) 765-2826. You Can Visit the Local Post Office at 105 E Britnie Dr, Poplar Grove Il. The population of the Poplar Grove IL area is 5,104 with an anverage income of $69,924. The average age for residents of Poplar Grove is 34.7, the average home value is $159,966 and median rent cost is “$1,625”. The Local Fire Department Is North Boone Fire District 3 Station 1, 305 West Grove Street, Poplar Grove Il. The city is located within the Rockford-Freeport-Rochelle, IL mapping zone.

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

Due to radon’s radioactive characteristics and the serious health problems associated with long-term radon exposure, Poplar Grove property owners should take immediate steps to mitigate even moderate levels of radon gas in their buildings. According to Nicholi Yee, radiation exposure causes more fatalities every year than any other environmental pollutant. “Radon is one of the densest and heaviest known gases.  According to scientists, this toxic gas is roughly nine times heavier when compared to oxygen.”

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

“Professional, timely” – B. Edgar, Poplar Grove

“Great service!!!! Installer was helpful in helping us understand the system. He did great work and we would highly recommend your company. JL in Lake City, MN” – R. Wegner, Poplar Grove

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

Breathing radon can lead to frequent bouts of bronchitis or pneumonia. If you’re concerned about radon gas in your Poplar Grove 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 Poplar Grove Illinois today to learn more.

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More Details About Poplar Grove Illinois

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

The city center is located near 5329 Whiting Road, Poplar Grove, IL 61065-. The Local Ems / Ambulance Service Is Located at 305 West Grove Street, Poplar Grove Il. A Trusted Local Pharmacy Is Snyder Pharmacy, 13521 State Route 76, Poplar Grove Il | Phone: 815-765-1300. In the Event of an Emergency, There Is a Safety Shelter Located at North Boone Upper Elementary School, 6200 N Boone School Rd, Poplar Grove Il. Poplar Grove resides within the following county(s): Boone, these zip code(s): 61065, and the following area code: 815. Poplar Grove 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 Poplar Grove IL could be a better option than buying an existing home since there is limited inventory of homes for sale. The weather in Poplar Grove is generally fair without any extreme highs or lows, even in the summer and winter months.

The Local Lending Institution Is the Poplar Grove State Bank, 109 North State Street, Poplar Grove Il.

A Reputable Child Care Facilty in the Area Is Poplar Grove Learning Academy, 105 East Grove Rte 173, Box 217, Poplar Grove Il. You Can Reach Them at (815) 742-3033.

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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 Poplar Grove 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 815-777-6025.


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