Inspection & Upgrades for Radon Mitigation System in Quad Cities, Peoria IL & Cedar Rapids IA Areas
Thorough Inspection of Your Existing System
The radioactive gas, radon, is a cancer-causing agent that is dangerous when located within the home environment because you can't see, smell, or taste the gas. Our company recommends an inspection if you have a Radon Mitigation Systems older than 5 years of age. Considering how dangerous radon gas is to your health, our company MidAmerica Basement Systems, ensures you are protected from radon exposure with a radon mitigation testing.
In fact, the Environmental Protection Agency recommends all homes with a Radon Mitigation System be tested every 2 years to make sure it is properly operating and mitigating the radioactive gas away from your home.
You may want to consider having your mitigation system inspected if you are planning on selling your home. You want to ensure your home meets code requirements to avoid any contingencies on the sale of your house.
To contact us for a radon mitigation inspection, call 1-844-218-0509 or visit us online today! We serve Illinois and Iowa, including Pekin, Marion, Galesburg, Bettendorf, Waterloo, Muscatine, Freeport.
Whats the importance of having your existing radon system inspected?
Homes settle and change
Radon entry points can change and grow over time
Radon fans wear out (typical life is 7 to 8 years).
Radon fan manufacturer’s warranties expire after 5 years (for all major radon fan manufacturers).
Radon fan motors will corrode inside the fan housing and become less effective and louder over time.
EPA recommends that all radon systems be testing every 2 years to ensure their effectiveness
Your radon mitigation system may not be working effectively
Radon is a serious health issue and is the leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers
Your home at one point had high radon levels due to the soil under your house
Included in a radon mitigation system inspection:
Diagnostic analysis performed to ensure the correct gauge of radon fan is installed
Foundation inspected for additional radon entry points
Radon pipe inspected for leaks
Measure relative humidity
Radon pipes inspected and secured tightly to supports
System inspected for local and national health department, mechanical, electrical, fire, building, plumbing, and energy code compliance
Noise level analyzed
Radon test performed
New premium radon fan installed and warrantied for 5 years (with optional 10 warranty)
Diagnostic analysis performed to ensure the correct gauge of fan is installed
Sealing of any additional radon entry points
Noise reduction solutions
Aesthetic options to improve look of system
Code compliance adjustments
Indoor air quality improvements
Radon test after improvements
Additional charges may apply for some repairs (all charges approved by customer before action).