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Facts About Radon

  • Radon is a Class A carcinogen that can cause lung cancer.
  • You can’t see, smell, or taste radon.
  • Radon comes from the natural (radioactive) breakdown of uranium in soil, rock and water and gets into the air you breathe
  • According to the EPA, radon is estimated to kill approximately 21,000 lung cancer deaths per year in the U.S. and about 800 deaths per year in the state of Georgia.

Radon can be found all over the U.S. It can get into any type of building — homes, offices, and schools — and can result in a high indoor radon level. But you and your family are most likely to get your greatest exposure at home where you spend most of your time. Building a tight home results in greater energy efficiency. But the tighter the home, the more important it is to properly ventilate and accommodate for the possibility of high levels of radon. In Georgia, homes above the Piedmont are more likely to have high levels of radon.


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Ensign can Help

The tighter the home, the more important it is to properly ventilate, and accommodate for the possibility of high levels of radon. Whether you are building a new home or you live in an existing home it is possible to build radon out.

A professional radon reduction system is specifically designed to reduce radon concentrations in the indoor air of a building.

Ensign provides high-quality state-of-the-art radon testing services and kits. We offer homeowners, renters, real estate professionals, relocation companies, home inspectors, builders, and lenders a prompt and reliable radon testing service. After testing, we will provide a report that is easy to read and understand and make a recommendation on what to do next.

If dangerous levels of radon are found in your home, the best way to fix, or mitigate, radon levels is to install a professional radon reduction system. A radon reduction system is any system or steps designed to reduce radon concentrations in the indoor air of a building. While most components are common, no two systems are identical. Systems must be customized to the needs of your home.

Ensign provides high quality radon reduction systems that are guaranteed to reduce elevated radon levels. We will custom design a system based on the individual characteristics of your home or building.

Radon Resistant New Construction

Are you building a new home? Radon reduction systems are simplest and less expensive to integrate into a home at the time of construction. However, installing a radon reduction system into an existing home is still possible. Ensign will recommend the most cost effective approach to reduce the levels of radon in your home.

Ensign can solve your radon problems.

  • Short-term and long-term radon testing
  • Radon mitigation system installation
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