Bechtelsville is a borough in Berks County, Pennsylvania. Its population was 931 at the 2000 census. The Borough is served by the Boyertown Area School District. It’s a wonderful place to live. Radon is prevalent in Bechtelsville, which puts you and your loved ones at risk.
Radon is a radioactive gas that results from the natural breakdown of uranium found in trace amounts in soil, rock, and water. Radon is the main source of our exposure to all radiation. The US Surgeon General and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have determined that radon is second only to smoking as a leading cause of lung cancer. Testing for Radon is the only way to know if you and your family are at risk from radon.
The Borough is served by the Boyertown Area School District. The Boyertown Area School District spans portions of two counties. In Berks County, Pennsylvania it covers the Boroughs of Bally, Bechtelsville and Boyertown and Colebrookdale Township, Douglass Township, Earl Township and Washington Township. In Montgomery County, Pennsylvania it covers Douglass Township, New Hanover Township and Upper Frederick Township. The district educates about 7,000 students in ten schools. When the Boyertown Area School District was formed in 1953 it was one of the largest in the state, encompassing 100 square miles.
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Scientific analysis of radon levels in homes in Bechtelsville and many other Pennsylvania cities have found that 10% or more of homes contain dangerous levels of radon. Radon is a naturally occurring gas that can be removed from the house though radon mitigation.
On average, 20,000 Americans die each year from radon exposure. Most of the exposure happens in their own home, where radon has a chance to build up over time because it is trapped by the walls and foundation. The percentage of radon contamination in Berks County homes can be very high. Radon in Bechtelsville affects on average 10-40% of all homes.
Contact a professional today about your home. Radon testing can verify that you are living in a safe environment, and if not Radon mitigation specialists can help you make your home safe for your family.
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