Reducing Radon -  REMEMBER TO TEST FOR RADON


Five steps to Reduce your Radon Exposure:



Step 1 - Test your home for radon.

              Our members can help: 

             Find a measurement professional here

             or Do It Yourself Tests Here


Step 2 - Leave the test in place for the required number of days

              (minimum 91 days)


Step 3 - Mark the date to return the test to the lab or call your                       professional to come back and pick it up.


Step 4 - Make sure you KNOW your RESULT.  

              If its above 200 Bq/m3, its TOO HIGH.

             Health Canada recommends reducing your exposure to below 200 Bq/m3but a                             homeowner can choose to reduce it to lower than that.

             

Step 5 - Call a professional to help you fix it and lower your radon                 levels to as low as possible.

              Hire a professionals that is certified through C-NRPP.  

             Click here to find one in your area.

             



New homes and older homes, all need to be tested for radon.


If you build a new home, we recommend testing your house the first heating season in the house.


Contact one of our members to help.

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