This is a common question we get both from buyers and sometimes real estate agents. There is quite a bit of confusion regarding what radon is, what (if any) the health risks associated with it are, and what to do about it. Today’s blog is part 1 of a multi-part series to help you understand radon and to make an informed decision about testing and mitigation.
Here’s the good news: radon mitigation is very straightforward. Remember the previous discussion about the negative pressure from the heating and cooling system drawing radon into the home? The “fix” is simply to move the negative pressure underneath the home by way of a small fan connected to 4-inch PVC.