North Wales’ Main and Walnut Streets have been home to many businesses over the town’s history and these two thoroughfares still serve the community today by providing a number of basic services such as two banks, a variety of hair salons and beauty parlors, a pharmacy, doctors’ offices, a dry cleaner, two auto repair facilities, two auto body shops, two laundromats, a post office, convenience store, and a custom cabinetry shop, among many others. Eateries and bars include two pizza parlors. Radon is prevalent in North Wales and can be very dangerous for you and your loved ones.
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 home to North Wales Elementary School, which is part of the North Penn School District. The school also currently houses the North Wales Memorial Free Library. Due to the growing number of students at school, as well as the Library’s need for more space, the library has purchased and recently relocated to a much larger (10,000 ft2, over 900 m2) building at 233 South Swartley Street.
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Scientific analysis of radon levels in homes in North Wales 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 North Wales affects on average 10-40% of all homes.
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