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Most house and building owners in Ruffs Dale PA feel relatively safe in their homes. Generally, air pollution is not a problem in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. However, radon gas is a significant problem in our community and is the single greatest health threat to Ruffs Dale PA families. Radon is a colorless, odorless gas that results from the breakdown of radioactive uranium, thorium and radium. Indeed, testing your home for the presence of radon gas is one of the best ways to ensure you and your family are breathing in clean, radioactive-free air. Ideally, prospective home buyers should have a home tested before finalizing their purchase. From there, it is a good idea to have additional testing done every five years. 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 Ruffs Dale PA. The widespread prevalence of these substances means that radon gas is an issue faced by many home and commercial property owners. Both short and long-term radon test kits are available online and in some home improvement stores. Both options are very reliable for detecting hazardous levels of the toxic gas.

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

“Your technician Dao was very impressive, great work” – W. Faust, Ruffs Dale

“Great service. I am a real estate agent and will refer SWAT to clients. ” – M. Whitcomb, Ruffs Dale

Radon Testing & Mitigation in Ruffs Dale 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 Ruffs Dale 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 Ruffs Dale 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 Ruffs Dale, 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:

“He arrived on time, was very informative and did a great job with the installation.” – P. Bateman, Ruffs Dale

“kind courteous and professional. Did a great job and cleaned up after the job was completed. Definitely recommend.” – L. Bach, Ruffs Dale

Learn More About the Ruffs Dale Pennsylvania Area

Ruffs Dale is located in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. The public education system is Southmoreland School District, which has the following registration number: 42129806600. A Popular School in the Area Is Yough Intrmd/ms Sch, 171 Route 31, Ruffsdale Pa 15679 – Phone: (724) 872-5164. You Can Visit the Local Post Office at 980 Pennsylvania 31, Ruffs Dale Pa. The population of the Ruffs Dale PA area is 16,472 with an anverage income of $51,615. The average age for residents of Ruffs Dale is 35, the average home value is $187,499 and median rent cost is $654. The Local Fire Department Is Westinghouse Waltz Mills Fire Department, Waltz Mill Road, Ruffs Dale Pa. The city is located within the Pittsburgh-New Castle-Weirton, PA-OH-WV mapping zone.

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

Due to radon’s radioactive characteristics and the serious health problems associated with long-term radon exposure, Ruffs Dale property owners should take immediate steps to mitigate even moderate levels of radon gas in their buildings. According to Cartrell Bustamante, radiation exposure causes more fatalities every year than any other environmental pollutant. “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.”

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

“Guy was great!” – L. Good, Ruffs Dale

“Two installers came out and they were very friendly, took the time to explain what they were going to do, conscientious about the work they did and an excellent job cleaning up. Thank you for having an excellent team and being my “go to” for radon mitigation! Chad M.” – K. Burton, Ruffs Dale

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

Homes and buildings create a vacuum effect that can draw radon into the dwelling where is can become trapped and result in hazardous conditions for the occupants. If you’re concerned about radon gas in your Ruffs Dale 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 Ruffs Dale Pennsylvania today to learn more.

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More Details About Ruffs Dale Pennsylvania

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

The city center is located near 108 Ruffsdale Road, East Huntingdon Township, PA 15679. The Local Ems / Ambulance Service Is Located at Waltz Mill Road, Ruffs Dale Pa. Ruffs Dale resides within the following county(s): Westmoreland, these zip code(s): 15639, and the following area code: 724. Ruffs Dale 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 Ruffs Dale PA could be a better option than buying an existing home since there is limited inventory of homes for sale. The weather in Ruffs Dale 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 Ruffs Dale 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 724-837-4718.


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