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Kenosha Radon Air Test

Kenosha Radon Gas Testing

Kenosha is a large county south of Racine and Milwaukee and bordering Lake Michigan to the East. It has  population of 167,757 and a square mileage of 754. Kenosha has many cities, towns and villages within the county. Some of these include:

  • Kenosha
  • Bristol
  • Genoa City
  • Paddlock Lake
  • Pleasant Prairie
  • Silver Lake
  • Twin Lakes
  • Brighton
  • Bristol
  • Paris
  • Randall
  • Salem
  • Somers
  • Wheatland

Areas in Kenosha have very high radon levels, but not has has as the radon levels in Racine County. In Racine County 47% of homes have radon levels above 4.0 pCi/L and only 31% of homes under 2 pCi/L.

Kenosha has lower levels overall, but they are high enough where you should be concerned and have your home tested for radon levels. In Kenosha County 38% of homes have radon levels above 4 pCi/L. 20% of homes are between the 2 and 3.9 pCi/L range which is the cautionary range. If you add the high range of 38% and the caution range of 20% of homes there is a 58% percent chance your home in Kenosha is either excessively high in the danger zone or in the caution zone. Getting a radon test in Kenosha is relatively inexpensive and doesn't take much of your time. All it takes is a phone call to our company and could prevent years of health problems for you and your family.

Radon levels in Kenosha County MapRadon gas is an invisible gas arising from the ground into your basement through cracks in the foundation. Radon forms from the breakdown of uranium in water, soil and rock deep within the ground. It is invisible and odorless so it is only detectable through high quality radon testing equipment. While you can't see it or smell it, radon will inevitably affect your health adversely it not taken care of.

Radon Affect Your Health

Many know smoking is the leading cause of lung cancer and a host of other health problems. However did you know Radon is second leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers? Radon seeps into your house through the basement. Radon attaches itself to dust particles which are then inhaled and embedded deep within the lung tissue causing physiological stress. This physiological stress on the cells of deep lung tissue is small but over time it builds and the damage to lung tissue accumulates. According to the Surgeon General's office and the EPA at least 20,000 American's die every year due to lung cancer caused by radon. Those are the people who die. There are even more people with suffering lung health and some surviving while breathing air from oxygen tanks. Radon does not pose and immediate threat to your health as the damage occurs over years. However you should be concerned for your family and loved ones. You wouldn't smoke in front of your kids, then why would you let them be exposed to high levels of radon in your home. If you are feeling more tired than usual or waking up groggy you may want to consider checking your radon levels. Your lungs deliver oxygen to the blood which then feeds it to your cells throughout your body. If your lungs ability to deliver oxygen to the cells of your body, then your health and energy levels may be compromised. Lung cancer and resultant death from high levels of radon in your Kenosha home are the worst case scenario but you should pay attention to the other ways in which it potentially could affect your health. If we find high levels of radon in your Kenosha home we install radon mitigation systems to remove the gas to safe levels within your home. 

Don't delay in removing radon levels from your home. Contact our radon removal company today to get your home tested.