Radon has polluted every state of America. Government and citizens are trying their best to make the atmosphere pure and breathable again. In some states government is doing is freely but in other state, citizens have pay money for this purpose themselves.
First, we should know that what radon is and how is it polluting the USA. Radon is a tasteless, colourless and odourless gas. This gas is highly radioactive and is formed by the break down of uranium. Radioactive elements can cause cancer.
Now that you know that how dangerous this gas is you must be wondering how to get rid of it. The answer is simple it is a two-step process. The first step is RADON TESTING and second is RADON MITIGATION.
Here we will tell you What is radon testing.
Radon testing is a step by step process to determine the level of radon in your home and working place. There are two ways to test the radon. First is getting service from any professional radon testing organization. Second is doing the test by yourself. We will here explain both methods step by step.
Radon testing kit method:
The steps of radon testing kit methods are simple and easy. Following is the manual,
•The first step is obvious. You have to purchase a radon test kit. You can buy the kit from the market or there are some websites who sell these kits online.
•Read the instruction on the radon test kit. Manufacturers make their product different so there are different precautions.
•Choose a place for your radon testing kit. The place you choose must be the room which is always in use. You do not have to use the room which is closed all the time.
•Shut down the windows and close the door. Control the airflow by not using air conditioners (ac), ceiling fan or floor fan.
•Leave your test kit in the same place for about 5 to 7 days (duration may vary). While the test kit is left, make sure that nobody touches it.
•After the required duration sends your test kit to the laboratory.
In the laboratory, the assistants will do further test to determine if there is radon in your home or not and if yes then what is the level of radon.
The professional method is easy. You just have to find the right organization for your help and them will do the work for you. Steps are as follows,
•Always go for the best organization. There are many options available. You can find these organizations in your town or online.
•Do the contract. Different organizations offer different packages and make you sign a different type of contracts. Always make sure that you are reading the contract before signing.
•Trust them. Do the things what their representatives say. They are professionals and they know their job.
•Keep the radon test kit away from the reach of your children.
•Do not buy the kit only because it is cheap.