Radon Testing and Radon Mitigation in Elkins Park
Elkins Park is located in both Cheltenham Township and Abington Township in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (roughly 6 miles or a 20 minute drive from Center City, Philadelphia). Elkins Park is the home of the only synagogue designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, Beth Sholom Synagogue. Elkins Park is a wonderful place to live. Even if you’re not aware of it, radon is prevalent in Elkins Park, putting 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.
Each summer, Arts in the Park takes place in Elkins Park, at High School Park, at the corner of Montgomery Ave. and High School Rd. – one block from the Elkins Park railroad station. Jewelry, ceramics, fiber and apparel, glass, photography, Judaica, wood, and many other hand-crafted items are sold at the events. There is also live music all day in a wide range of genre’s including jazz, rock, blues, a cappella, rap and more.
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If You Live in Elkins Park, Radon is in your home
Scientific analysis of radon levels in homes in Elkins Park 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.
Radon Radioactive Gas Kills
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 Montgomery County homes can be very high. Radon in Elkins Park affects on average 10-40% of all homes.
For Help with Radon Testing and Radon Mitigation in Elkins Park
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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