Waterborne Radon Reduction – Fredericksburg, Virginia
Waterborne Radon Reduction in Fredericksburg, Virginia
Most often radon is talked about as a gas, which is harmful when it is inhaled. Therefore, it may surprise you to learn that radon can enter homes within the Fredericksburg, Virginia area via the water supply. Waterborne radon contamination has the potential to be extremely serious. Radon is cited as a common cause of lung cancer, second only to cigarette smoking. If your residential water supply is contaminated with radon, your family’s health could be at risk.
Radon is tasteless, odorless, and colorless. You cannot be certain whether your water supply is free from radon contamination unless you carry out a waterborne radon test.
If you have concerns about radon entering your home through the water supply, contact S.W.A.T. Our highly-skilled radon mitigation contractors will attend at your Fredericksburg, Virginia home and conduct a series of tests on your water supply to give you an accurate report on the radon level present. Once you know how serious the situation is, you can take steps to implement an appropriate radon mitigation program.
Waterborne Radon Contamination in Fredericksburg, Virginia
Radon is produced in the soil when radioactive rocks naturally decay over time. The types of rock found in the soil under Fredericksburg, Virginia make it an area where high levels of radon can be detected. The radon in the soil is often released harmlessly in to the air. However, radon can be washed out of the soil in to ground water, which then becomes contaminated with high levels of radon. This ground water can contaminate wells used to supply residential properties. If your water supply comes from a Fredericksburg, Virginia well that is contaminated with radon, you could be releasing this radioactive gas in to your home every time you shower, bathe, or wash the dishes.
Waterborne radon mitigation should only be carried out by a skilled and experienced contractor. Our radon mitigation contractors have implemented many waterborne radon mitigation schemes throughout Fredericksburg, Virginia. You can rest assured that any radon mitigation program that we put in place will be effective and enduring.
Radon mitigation contractors working in Virginia must possess a valid contractor’s license issued by the state. In addition, the state requires them to have completed trade-related examinations or to hold additional qualifications related to radon mitigation. You can be confident that every SWAT Environmental employee is fully-qualified to conduct waterborne radon mitigation. When it comes to your family’s health and wellbeing, don’t leave it to chance. Let us implement an effective radon mitigation solution for you today.
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