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Three things your radon mitigation company must do.

June 15, 2016't it wonderful when you come across a company that does a really great job? In today's world of 2016, it seems like every company and business is more concerned with making money than they are with building up their reputation or doing quality work for their customers. It's readily apparent when you hire companies to come and do landscaping for you or when you hire someone to have a remodel done. The older generation often complains that they don't build things like they used to, but the truth of the matter is that they really don't. Everyone is more concerned with the cheapest way to build something than they are with the best way to build something.

This extends into all sorts of industries, including radon mitigation. Radon mitigation is an industry that is concerned with helping people make sure that the levels of radon in their home are well below the accepted levels by the EPA. Radon is a gas that can be very harmful to people, and since it's incredibly hard to detect it, it takes professional radon mitigation companies to make sure it gets removed safely. Of course, many of the companies out there don't do as good of a job as they should, so you need to be picky when you start your search for a company to hire. Here are three things that your radon reduction company must do. If they don't do one of these three things, then keep looking until you find a company that does.

1. Test accurately. The first thing that the radon mitigation or reduction company that you hire must do is test your home accurately. There are way too many homes out there that don't have mitigation systems that really need one, and way too many homes that don't need one that have one. The company you hire needs to really take their time to make sure that their tests are accurate and that they have a good understanding of exactly how much radon is floating around in your home. SWAT Environmental is an example of a company that always takes their time to make sure that their tests are completely accurate. They won't rush the test just to give a customer an answer, but instead will work meticulously to make sure the entire home is tested thoroughly and accurately.

2. Install the system correctly. The second thing the company you hire must do is install the reduction system correctly. There are way too many companies out there that put in radon reduction systems that don't work at all. The key here is to make sure that you're testing the home in the few weeks after the system is installed. This is the only way to be certain that the system was placed in the correct spot and the radon levels are reducing like they should.

3. Ensure safety. Lastly, you'll want to find a company that understands how dangerous radon can be. Only then will they work tirelessly to make sure that the people in your home are safe.

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