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Radon Testing & Mitigation

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What is Radon?

According to the EPA, radon is a naturally occurring gas that forms from the breakdown of uranium in the rock, soil, and water beneath your home. Radon can become trapped indoors after it enters through porous materials or cracks in your foundation. While radon is found naturally in our atmosphere, it disperses rapidly and is not generally a health issue outdoors. Radon becomes a concern when exposure occurs inside the home as it isn’t easily detected by smell or sight.

Why Test for Radon?

Breathing radon over time poses a serious risk for your family’s health and is the leading cause of lung cancer for nonsmokers in the United States. The good news is that there are simple steps you can take to protect your loved ones from this dangerous and invisible gas.

Have a test kit? Need help placing it? Watch our instructional video below.


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Put Radon on Your Radar

Proactive testing for radon — at least every other year — is a habit worth getting into. Testing is inexpensive and easy. Simply place the test kit in your home’s lowest level for 3-7 days. After enough time has elapsed, mail your test kit to our lab partners for analysis. They will notify you of your results in a timely manner. If the lab results from your test come back indicating high levels of radon, we’ll work with you to discuss options for minimizing radon to safe levels.

Wondering if you’re at risk? Click here to view an interactive map of indoor radon test results in Wisconsin.

Radon Mitigation System Installation

Regardless of the size or type of your home, Kettle Moraine Heating & Air Conditioning, LLC has solutions that will mitigate radon in your home. Our radon specialists are certified through the National Radon Proficiency Program (NRPP) and have the specific skillsets to reduce radon to safe levels, eliminating any radon concern. Achieving and maintaining NRPP certification requires biennial documentation of competence, expertise, and performance to demonstrate skill, knowledge, and quality control. Whether your home has a basement, crawlspace, or slab foundation, our powerful and energy-efficient fans can effectively mitigate radon in your home.

Radon Mitigation System Maintenance & Repair Services

If your home has an existing radon mitigation system, it’s highly recommended that a certified radon professional inspect and test your radon mitigation system at least once every other year. Maintenance ensures the system is still operating at proper capacity and adequately reducing radon to safe levels.

If your radon mitigation fan is no longer working, we also offer fan replacements and services to determine if other factors are causing premature fan failure.


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