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Most house and building owners in Poland ME feel relatively safe in their homes. Generally, air pollution is not a problem in Androscoggin County, Maine. However, radon gas is a significant problem in our community and is the single greatest health threat to Poland ME families. Radon is a colorless, odorless gas that results from the breakdown of radioactive uranium, thorium and radium. Some countries promote “radon health spas” and claim that exposure to radiation can cure health problems. This theory has been widely debunked by the worldwide medical community and there is much more evidence to support the fact that radon gas actually causes cancer rather than preventing it. Radon is commonly detected in random air samples and is generally harmless when encountered outdoors. However, radon that rises into a structure from the soil or rock beneath the basement, crawl space, or foundation slab may become concentrated indoors and reach dangerously high levels. When this occurs, it can cause health issues, even lung cancer, in individuals who regularly occupy the structure.

Radium, thorium and uranium are naturally occurring elements that are commonly found in soil, bedrock and groundwater sources across the United States, including here in Poland ME. The widespread prevalence of these substances means that radon gas is an issue faced by many home and commercial property owners. Much like heat, radon rises from the ground and remains suspended in the air for some time.  That said, several studies have found that the half-life of radioactive gas is roughly four days.

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Here is What Some of Our Radon Mitigation Customers from the Poland Area are Saying About Our Services:

“A bunch of professionals across the board. All of my encounters were great. Too soon for me to really rate the system bc it was just installed… let’s see what my next test results are and I’ll get back to you.” – O. Wesley, Poland

“Ed was great, very knowledgeable and did a flawless installation. Awesome to know my family is now safe from Radon Gases.I definitely would refer SWAT to anyone wanting a perfect system at a very competitive cost.” – H. Guerin, Poland

Radon Testing & Mitigation in Poland ME Homes

Radon testing is of utmost importance to ensure the safety of your home and your loved ones. Every home should be tested for radon exposure, as elevated levels can pose serious health risks. Take action today and learn more about the importance of radon testing by visiting the CDC’s website.

Without testing, most Poland property owners aren’t aware of the presence of radon gas until someone who lives in their household or works in their business develops serious health problems. Short-term tests for radon are conducted over a period of two to seven days while long-term tests measure the levels of radon for 90 days or longer. Information gathered from both types of tests is valuable in determining the extent of the gas’s potential impact on the property and its inhabitants. These tests are available in home improvement “big box” stores, such as Lowe’s and Home Depot, and in some Poland ME hardware stores. When radon levels are 4 pCi/L or higher, radon mitigation is recommended.

Tests are conducted by placing a small canister, cardboard strip, or digital measurement device in the lowest level of the structure where the gas is most likely to accumulate. The collection kit is left in one location for the specified amount of time and is then collected and processed to determine the level of radon that was present during the testing period. The residents or workers who occupy the property are asked to reduce exterior ventilation as much as possible during the test, but no other input or actions are required. We realize it can often be difficult to keep all windows closed, especially during hot Poland, Maine summers, but this is very important to assess accurate results. Once we’ve determined the presence and level of radon in a structure, our team can then offer a range of mitigation options that are tailored to the specific situation.

More Reviews from Happy SWAT Environmental Customers:

“5 Stars for both.” – F. Elliott, Poland

“on time and efficient” – T. Jobe, Poland

Learn More About the Poland Maine Area

Poland is located in Androscoggin County, Maine. The public education system is Regional School Unit 16, which has the following registration number: 23001041000. A Popular School in the Area Is Bruce M Whittier Middle School, 1457 Maine Street, Poland Me 4274 – Phone: (207) 998-3462. You Can Visit the Local Post Office at 965 Maine St, Poland Me. The population of the Poland ME area is 5,588 with an anverage income of $79,258. The average age for residents of Poland is 44.7, the average home value is $188,452 and median rent cost is $840. The Local Fire Department Is Poland Fire and Rescue Department, 33 Poland Corner Road, Poland Me. The city is located within the Portland-Lewiston-South Portland, ME mapping zone.

If Your Home Has Elevated Radon Levels, Don’t Panic! In Poland ME Radon Mitigation Systems are Very Common.

Due to radon’s radioactive characteristics and the serious health problems associated with long-term radon exposure, Poland property owners should take immediate steps to mitigate even moderate levels of radon gas in their buildings. According to Antuane Hall, radiation exposure causes more fatalities every year than any other environmental pollutant. “Radon (Rn), chemical element, a heavy radioactive gas of Group 18 (noble gases) of the periodic table, generated by the radioactive decay of radium.”

At SWAT Environmental of Poland ME, we supply an array of radon removal options that are designed to prevent radon entry into the dwelling. Our mitigation systems operate by creating a vacuum in the soil beneath or immediately adjacent to the structure. This negative pressure draws any radon that is present upwards through the connected piping instead of entering the building’s basement, crawl space, or living area. The gas is then safely released through a vent above the roofline.

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Our Poland ME Customers Rave About Our Top-Notch Staff & Service:

“The installer did an awesome job very polite and respectful” – J. Bristol, Poland

“These guys were outstanding on all fronts! Appreciated their thoroughness and knowledge. Thank you SWAT!” – J. Card, Poland

In Maine radon mitigation systems are always installed in the lowest level of the home, typically where the foundation contacts the earth below. In Poland Maine, SWAT Environmental engineers and installs systems that are suitable for use in buildings with slab foundations, crawl spaces and basements alike. Our comprehensive mitigation services include diagnostic testing and trouble-shooting existing systems that malfunction or fail.

“In addition to lung cancer, radon exposure can put individuals at risk of developing pancreatic cancer. According to the National Institutes of Health, African-Americans, Native Americans, and Asian Americans exposed to radon have an above-average chance of developing this particular type of cancer.” If you’re concerned about radon gas in your Poland ME home or commercial property, contact SWAT Environmental to learn more about our available mitigation measures and to schedule a free, no-obligation price quote right away. Our knowledgeable personnel will gladly assess your home and advise you on the most appropriate radon mitigation system based on the radon levels, the structure’s foundation type, applicable building codes in your community, and other relevant factors. Call SWAT Radon Mitigation of Poland Maine today to learn more.

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More Details About Poland Maine

If you are considering moving to Poland or visiting in the near future, here is some useful information about the area:

The city center is located near 130 Jackson Road, Poland, ME 04274. The Local Ems / Ambulance Service Is Located at 33 Poland Corner Road, Poland Me. In the Event of an Emergency, There Is a Safety Shelter Located at Poland Community School, 1250 Maine Street, Poland Me. The Local Lending Institution Is Northeast Bank, 1399 Maine Street, Poland Me. Poland resides within the following county(s): Androscoggin, these zip code(s): 04274 04230 04288 04291, and the following area code: 207. Poland ME real estate is currently very high in demand, so if you find a home in the area you like, you should get your offer in as quickly as possible. However, shopping for vacant land in Poland ME could be a better option than buying an existing home since there is limited inventory of homes for sale. The weather in Poland is generally fair without any extreme highs or lows, even in the summer and winter months.

A Reputable Child Care Facilty in the Area Is Poland Spring Academy, 14 Hope Springs Road, Poland Me. You Can Reach Them at (207) 998-4566.

A Local Church or Place of Worship Is Goodnews Bible Church Inc, 738 Bakerstown Rd, Poland, Maine, 04274.

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If you and your family are facing a radon problem, don’t wait too long to address the issue. Call SWAT Radon Mitigation of Poland today for a FREE, no-obligation price quote to quickly, professionally, and affordably handle the situation. Results and 100% satisfaction are guaranteed, so don’t delay. Call SWAT today at 207-774-0029.





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