Archive for December, 2012
Pittsburgh Concerns of Lung Cancer
All of your life you have eaten the right food, and exercised regularly, meaning that there is no reason that you should be concerned with lung cancer. Lung cancer is associated with habitual smokers, and is thought only to directly stem from that. Unfortunately, new studies show that roughly 16% of all smokers have never picked up a single cigarette. In fact, this 16% are not subjected to high levels of secondhand smoke either. So how are so many individuals being diagnosed with lung cancer?
Radon gas is the cause of these 16% of all lung cancer cases. To drive the point even further home, it is important to know that radon gas is the cause of roughly 20,000 deaths annually. This equates to numerous families being deeply saddened by an unexpected death. As previously mentioned, radon gas does not discriminate, and often those diagnosed have done all the things correctly as far as their health.
Radon Gas Mitigation as a Solution
Pittsburgh families are not helpless when it comes to radon gas. You can easily and quickly have a professional with the proven know how come to your Pittsburgh home, and install a radon gas mitigation system. These radon gas mitigation systems will reduce your levels of radon gas by as much as 99%. This means that your risk of lung cancer has just been dramatically reduced, and you can invite guests over without them having to fear radon gas.
Radon forms naturally in the soil around your Pittsburgh home. As chemicals in the soil break down, they form radon. This gas cannot be seen or smelled, meaning that the only way to determine your risk level is to have a professional come into your home, and properly asses the radon levels by running some tests. Your test results will be a good indicator of whether or not further action is required.
Once you have the test results, you can have a professional come into your home and install a radon gas mitigation system if needed. It is important to note that your radon gas levels may not be excessive, but many families still choose to have a radon gas mitigation system installed anyways, as it can dramatically reduce the risk of radon should it show up in the future.
When you choose a company for radon gas mitigation, it is important to go with the company that America trusts. We have been installing radon gas mitigation systems for over two decades, and we are certified in all the ways of properly reducing your radon gas levels. We are local to the Pittsburgh area, and are familiar with the area specific radon problems. When it comes to radon gas, there is not much to it. 20,000 plus dead each year from radon, with preventative measures available. Take action, and call S.W.A.T. Environmental today for a free quote.
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