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Most house and building owners in Saco ME feel relatively safe in their homes. Generally, air pollution is not a problem in York County, Maine. However, radon gas is a significant problem in our community and is the single greatest health threat to Saco ME families. Radon is a colorless, odorless gas that results from the breakdown of radioactive uranium, thorium and radium. Cancer from radon is produced by radon daughter decay products: polonium, 3 isotopes; bismuth, 1 isotope; and lead, 3 isotopes, attaching to the cell lining and passageway leading to the lung tissue. 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 Saco ME. The widespread prevalence of these substances means that radon gas is an issue faced by many home and commercial property owners. While wearing a face mask can lower the chances of breathing in various contaminants, Rn is not one of them.

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

“Rob was personable, professional, and worked very efficiently. I would highly recommend him as an installer. ” – R. Church, Saco

“Great service, professional and efficient. ” – N. Gabel, Saco

Radon Testing & Mitigation in Saco 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 Saco 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 Saco 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 Saco, 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:

“Very nice and professional” – S. Kunkel, Saco

“Then man that came was very nice and explained everything he was doing.. I would tell everyone that was having trouble to give you a call Thank you very much.” – S. Borders, Saco

Learn More About the Saco Maine Area

Saco is located in York County, Maine. The public education system is Saco Public Schools, which has the following registration number: 23031005301. A Popular School in the Area Is Young School, 36 Tasker St, Saco Me 4072 – Phone: (207) 284-7053. You Can Visit the Local Post Office at 225 Main St, Saco Me. The population of the Saco ME area is 19,964 with an anverage income of $52,334. The average age for residents of Saco is 41.6, the average home value is $257,801 and median rent cost is “$1,173”. The Local Law Enforcement Agency Is Saco Police Department, 20 Storer Street, Saco Me. They Can Be Reached at (207) 284-4535. The city is located within the Portland-Lewiston-South Portland, ME mapping zone.

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

Due to radon’s radioactive characteristics and the serious health problems associated with long-term radon exposure, Saco property owners should take immediate steps to mitigate even moderate levels of radon gas in their buildings. According to Shirlena Hays, radiation exposure causes more fatalities every year than any other environmental pollutant. “Aside from their molecular makeup, a notable difference between carbon monoxide and radon is that radon does not cause fatigue, headaches, confusion, or dizziness.”

At SWAT Environmental of Saco 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 Saco ME Customers Rave About Our Top-Notch Staff & Service:

“Very pleased with my installation. The installer (Ed) was very professional and made sure every step was done to perfection. He listened, answered all questions, installed it where I suggested and cleaned up before leaving. Very pleased with S.W.A.T. From initial call through completed installation.” – T. Mota, Saco

“He took the time to explain everything clearly. He worked with me and my wife to find the best placement of the exhaust fan. He was pleasant and polite. Excellent.” – J. Grenier, Saco

In Maine radon mitigation systems are always installed in the lowest level of the home, typically where the foundation contacts the earth below. In Saco 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.

One symptom of radon-induced cancer is unintended weight loss. If you’re concerned about radon gas in your Saco 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 Saco Maine today to learn more.

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More Details About Saco Maine

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

The city center is located near 10 Bruno Circle, Saco, ME 04072. The Local Fire Department Is Saco Fire Department North Saco Station, Rocky Hill Road, Saco Me. The Local Ems / Ambulance Service Is Located at 14 Thornton Avenue, Saco Me. A Trusted Local Pharmacy Is Community Pharmacies, 244 Main Street, Saco Me | Phone: 207-283-2792. Saco resides within the following county(s): York, these zip code(s): 4072, and the following area code: 207. Saco 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 Saco ME could be a better option than buying an existing home since there is limited inventory of homes for sale. The weather in Saco is generally fair without any extreme highs or lows, even in the summer and winter months.

The Recommended Local Shipping Center Is Ups, 19 Industrial Park Rd, Saco Me.

In the Event of an Emergency, There Is a Safety Shelter Located at Saco Fire Department – Bayview Station, 11 Bayview Rd, Saco Me.

The Local Lending Institution Is Keybank National Association, 2 Scammon Street, Saco Me.

A Reputable Child Care Facilty in the Area Is Kidz Go Eco 2, 80 Flag Pond Road, Saco Me. You Can Reach Them at (207) 571-9444.

A Local Church or Place of Worship Is New Testament Baptist Church, 107 Main St, Saco, Maine, 04072.

A Reliable Senior Nursing Home in the Area Is Heath House, 45 Heath Rd, Saco Me. Their Phone Number Is (207) 286-3481.

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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 Saco 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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