Are harmful radon gases transmitting through your concrete floors? Did you know that radon gas is one of the leaders in causing lung cancer in the US? Mitigating radon gas in your home is extremely important but where do you start?
The first step in mitigating radon gas is to get your property tested. No level of radiation is considered completely safe. Radon test kits are available for many different prices online and are worth the investment. Radon levels fluctuate naturally on a daily and seasonal basis. A short term test might not be an accurate assessment of a property’s average radon level, but are recommended for initial testing to quickly determine unhealthy conditions. The property owner can test for radon using passive or active devices placed in the building. Some devices are promptly sent to a laboratory for analysis, others calculate the results on-site.
One way of completely eliminate radon gasses from penetrating through your concrete by using Creto concrete sealants. First clean your concrete surfaces by stripping off any adhesives, paint, or any other contaminants from the floors. Then apply Creto Deep Penetrating Sealer to the slab. Creto DPS permanently strengthens the concrete making it more dense and slowing down radon permeation. After the Creto DPS is fully cured ( usually 24 – 48 hours ) Creto Top Seal can be applied. Top Seal is completely non-breathable and eliminates radon penetration in the treated areas. This two step radon mitigation system for concrete flooring is a great, cost effective, solution for abating radon gasses.
The risk is to high not to act. Go ahead and purchase Creto Top Seal and DPS combo today.
Find out more here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radon_mitigation