Archive for April, 2013
Nashville Radon Mitigation Concerns
If you heard about last month’s article, then you are probably aware of the new updates to the HUD regulation. The new updates to the HUD regulation are requiring Nashville radon mitigation in any multi-family home that is financed through HUD which ahs high levels of radon gas. The new regulation requires all units in multi-family homes to be tested, and a radon mitigation system installed on any unit with high levels of radon gas.
The concern with this gas stems from the numerous deaths that occur each and every year nationwide. No matter where you live in the United States, radon gas may be affecting you. As the second leading cause of lung cancer, radon gas is a growing concern for many Americans. More people die from Radon gas than drunk driving, or numerous other things. This has put radon gas as one of the most serious threats for Americans, and made HUD take action in regulating all homes that it provides financing too.
Handling Nashville Radon Mitigation
In order to properly handle your radon situation, you will need to hire a professional to test your Nashville home. Testing is the only way to know for sure whether or not action will be required in your home, such as a Nashville radon mitigation system. Once testing is complete, you will have a much better idea of this.
There are two types of tests that can be conducted. A short term test will only take a week or less to complete and will give you a great idea of whether or not further action is required. A long term test may take a month or more to complete, but this test will boast slightly more accurate results. Regardless of what test you choose to do, make sure that you have a professional conduct it. Once you have your results, you will be able to take matters into your own hands. Testing is so important as this gas is both invisible and cannot be smelled. Keep your windows and doors shut for as much of this process as possible in order to obtain the most accurate results.
A professional at S.W.A.T. Environmental should be able to provide you with all of the Nashville radon mitigation you need. Our professionals are local to Nashville, and we have been providing mitigation for several decades. This means we are the preferred choice when it comes to Nashville radon mitigation. We are able to pinpoint your radon problem, and have a mitigation system installed that can dramatically reduce your levels of gas. With a mitigation system installed, you will be breathing clean air in no time. Make for certain that your Nashville home is up to the most recently guidelines set in place, and have a professional at S.W.A.T. Environmental make for sure that your home is a safe place to be living.
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