Radon Mitigation in Minneapolis
What is radon?
Radon is a naturally occurring, radioactive gas that escapes when uranium in the soil decays. Radon becomes concentrated in a home, school or workplace as it seeps through cracks in the foundation or other natural openings in a structure.
At SWAT Environmental, we are dedicated to protecting families in Minneapolis from radon exposure. Through our radon remediation process, our radon mitigation technicians have installed radon mitigation systems that reduce radon gas and make the air you breathe safer.
Radon in Minneapolis:
Over 40% of properties tested in Hennepin County have high radon levels
Any home in the Minneapolis area is at risk for elevated radon levels. Radon testing is the only way to know if your home has harmful radon levels.
According to the Minnesota Department of Health, over 40% of residential radon tests annually result in >4.0 pCi/L in Hennepin County:
Test Result (Hennepin County) % of Test Results ≥ 2 pCi/L 73.8% ≥ 4 pCi/L 40.7%
Chances are, your home or business contains high radon levels, so get it tested.
Here’s some more facts about radon in Minneapolis:
(from the Minnesota Department of Health radon initiative)
• The average radon level across Minnesota, including Minneapolis is more than 3x higher than the U.S. radon level.
• Minneapolis is designated a radon gas Zone 1 by the EPA, having average radon levels above 4.0 pCi/L.
• Radon gas causes over 20,000 radon-related death each year.