If you are facing radon problems in your house and choose professional radon mitigation services, you have some options on ways to lower the radon levels. Some methods lower the radon levels after it has entered the house while others prevent the radon gas from entering. Radon is a toxic, radioactive gas that can cause cancer, so knowing which radon mitigation system to install for your family’s safety is critical. It is generally recommended to opt for methods that prevent radon from entering the house, which is EnviroTech Radon Solutions’ specialty.

Radon systems can reduce the radon in your home by 99% depending on which radon mitigation system you choose to install in your home. As a leading cause of lung cancer in people who do not smoke, it is critical to check for radon levels in your home, remove high levels from living areas, and choose the best radon system to prevent it from entering your home.

Choosing the right radon mitigation services to reduce radon in your home to protect your health and the health of your loved ones may appear to be a daunting task, but the best way to simplify the process is to work with a professional company that specializes in radon reduction. Gaining a better understanding of how radon levels in your home can be significantly reduced will help you make an informed decision about radon mitigation and radon system installation for your home.

How do Radon Systems Remove Radon from Your Home?

The first step in radon removal is to have your home tested for this invisible, odorless gas. The radon testing company will examine your home for potential entry points and test the lowest livable area of your home. Following the completion of your radon test, the experts will determine what kind of radon mitigation system you need to install.

The EPA suggests consulting with a professional radon mitigation service provider and we suggest that you look for someone who is certified by an organization such as the National Radon Proficiency Program (NRPP), such as EnviroTech Radon Solutions. They are trained to ensure that your system is customized properly for your home to get the best results possible.

There are two types of mitigation systems: active and passive.

  • Active Radon Mitigation System:

An active radon mitigation system is a common radon reduction technique. These systems use a radon fan to transfer air outside the house through a radon vent pipe that is usually installed on the side of the home or through the attic

  • Passive Radon Mitigation System:

Systems for passive radon mitigation do not use a radon fan but just use a vent pipe to transfer air outside the home..

Techniques used by Professional Radon Mitigation Service Providers to Release Radon from your Home:

1.Active Soil Depressurization – Slab Home:

In order to use this technique, you must put a pipe through a section of your home’s slab that goes up to the roofline. Then, radon is drawn out of the ground and forced into the pipe so that it can escape above your roofline using a fan.

2.Crawlspace Sub-Membrane Depressurization:

The crawlspace is encapsulated with a heavy duty radon barrier placed over the dirt. A pipe is connected to the barrier and the air is drawn out of the soil with a fan and vented above the roofline. 

3. Active Soil Depressurization – Exterior Installation:

This exterior system is attached to the outside of your house. Radon gas is expelled via the pipe away from the home through a vent that is attached to a fan. The air is drawn out from beneath your home’s basement concrete slab.

4.Active Soil Depressurization – Interior Installation:

This system is one of the most widely used types of radon mitigation and consists of a pipe that runs from the basement through the wall and/or attic and vents out of the roof. The most common installation comes up from the basement, through the garage, up to the attic, and vents out of the roof. A fan helps in transferring the air through the system.

How Effective are Radon Mitigation Systems?

Active suction systems can reduce levels by 50-99% of the radon that is present in your home. Through passive suction devices, the concentration of radon is reduced by 30% to 70% only. A passive system might be sufficient if the levels of radon gas in your home are less. If the radon levels rise, you can always add a fan. In addition to this, efficient pressurization systems can cut radon levels by 50-90%. 

If your goal is to have the lowest radon levels possible, then it is important to use a NRPP certified professional to test your home, assess it’s unique needs, and install a high quality system like the team at EnviroTech Radon Solutions St. Louis.

Customer Reviews

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Customer Reviews

Andy Bartels February 2022

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EnviroTech did a great job. Decreased our radon level from 15.9 to 0.3. Didn't cost too much, and got the job done cleanly in a few hours.

Sherry Ruyle March 2022

Scott does amazing work, he is very well educated and is quick to respond. He has personally done work for me and I have referred him to others as well.

R N-StL January 2022

First step in improving future health risk for us and our families. Scott was helpful and answered all questions we had about testing to validate an initial charcoal canister test. Our next steps will be mitigation likely thru EnviroTech Radon.

BandL Orf February 2022

Scott was great and made everything really simple from start to finish. He was clear about options, pricing, etc. and did a great job. Highly recommend!

Ashley Cartlidge January 2022

Scott was incredible to work with. He provided a detailed quote before install, which was significantly less expensive than competitors. He was also able to hide the radon system in our garage and out our roof, so it is unnoticeable from the street. Our levels before install was 6, which now after install is under 1. He was extremely professional, courteous and we would absolutely recommend EnviroTech to anyone needing a radon system.

Jessica Purdy December 2021

Scott installed a radon mitigation system in my home recently. It was a great experience! He was quick, professional and did excellent work at a great price. We are so happy to have our radon problem solved. Highly recommend.

Katie Gilmore January 2022

Scott installed our pipe to mitigate the radon in our basement, and we are quite pleased with the service we received! It was done in a timely manner, was within our budget, and he was very kind and courteous.

James Sandfort January 2022

Scott was on time and did professional work. He answered all of my questions (and I had many). He was responsive to emails. The system was installed without any complications and the cleanup was great. Best of all the system has been working with radon levels below the level for concern. Highly recommend

L Ck March 2022

Excellent responsiveness, clean and quality work. Highly recommend for home sellers. Environtech exceeded my expectations with professionalism installing a proven system with warranty that exceeds other firms. Was impressed with how they used drop cloths to keep workspace clean and cleaned up after their job.
My thanks to Scott, Ben and crew for their capability to install and successfully test the system well before my closing date, at short notice and with no surprises on the reasonable price estimate!

Kim Blackmore February 2022

Scott @ Envirotech installed a radon mitigation system in the house I was selling in December of 2021.

His competitors should watch out because Scott is a triple threat:
*Flexible. This was an unforeseen need and Scott went out of his way to get it installed prior to our existing closing date, something no one else I contacted was able or willing to do.
*Affordable. While timing was more important than cost, Scott still came in below everyone else. Huge bonus!
*Reliable. His work seemed exemplary and was done on time. He also followed up to ensure the system was working properly.

Both myself and the home buyers were very pleased with the entire process. I would recommend Envirotech to anyone needing a radon expert!
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