Radon Myth #4

Myth #4 –Only some types of home need to worry about radon. Some may think that a farmhouse with full basement is more susceptible to radon than say a ranch home on a slab or a daylight basement.

Fact: Radon is not a respecter of home foundations. Because radon comes up from the ground geology is what affects results. The PA DEP requires testing each “Structural zone” in a home. See examples of structural zones below.

Three types of structural zones that require radon testing:

NOTE: Example of daylight basements  in PA that REQUIRED radon mitigation systems. All 5 of these homes tested high for radon.

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