Flourtown is a community in Montgomery County Pennsylvania. The population was 4,669 at the 2000 census. Even if you’re not aware of it, radon is prevalent in Flourtown. This could be putting you and your loved ones in danger.
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.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Flourtown has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.7 km²), all of it land. An ample flow of water found in the Wissahickon Creek and its tributaries supported at least three local mills. It was from this industry that Flourtown took its name. Flourtown Fire Company established in 1910 and provides fire/emergency services to Springfield Township and the communities of Flourtown, Erdenheim, Oreland, Wyndmoor and beyond through mutual aid agreements.
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Scientific analysis of radon levels in homes in Flourtown 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 Montgomery County homes can be very high. Radon in Flourtown 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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