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Most house and building owners in Shorewood WI feel relatively safe in their homes. Generally, air pollution is not a problem in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. However, radon gas is a significant problem in our community and is the single greatest health threat to Shorewood WI families. Radon is a colorless, odorless gas that results from the breakdown of radioactive uranium, thorium and radium. In a joint study involving the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Surgeon General’s office, researchers found that approximately 20,000 lung cancer deaths are caused by radon exposure each year in America. 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 Shorewood WI. The widespread prevalence of these substances means that radon gas is an issue faced by many home and commercial property owners. Because Rn is a noble gas, it does not harm indoor plants.  However, plants can’t remove radon from the atmosphere as they can do with carbon dioxide.

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

“Friendly, easy going, explained things well.” – M. Lee, Shorewood

“Always enjoy working with SWAT. Priced well and can install quickly!! Great service. Radon always passes after their remediation. ” – M. Reeder, Shorewood

Radon Testing & Mitigation in Shorewood WI 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 Shorewood 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 Shorewood WI 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 Shorewood, Wisconsin 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:

“Ryan did outstanding work. The installation options were communicated very well and he worked neatly and efficiently. Clean-up was excellent. End result was a really good installation. Many thanks!” – J. Coons, Shorewood

“Knowledgeable, neat, quality workmanship, considerate of my property” – U. Vallejo, Shorewood

Learn More About the Shorewood Wisconsin Area

Shorewood is located in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. The public education system is Milwaukee County School System, which has the following registration number: 9015830100. The Local Law Enforcement Agency Is Shorewood Police Department, 3936 North Murray Avenue, Shorewood Wi. They Can Be Reached at (414) 847-2610. A Popular School in the Area Is Shorewood High, 1701 E Capitol Dr, Shorewood Wi 53211 – Phone: (414) 963-6921. The population of the Shorewood WI area is 13,145 with an anverage income of $38,460. The average age for residents of Shorewood is 36.8, the average home value is $338,408 and median rent cost is “$1,004”. The Local Fire Department Is North Shore Fire and Rescue – Station 83, 3936 North Murray Avenue, Shorewood Wi. The city is located within the Milwaukee-Racine-Waukesha, WI mapping zone.

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

Due to radon’s radioactive characteristics and the serious health problems associated with long-term radon exposure, Shorewood property owners should take immediate steps to mitigate even moderate levels of radon gas in their buildings. According to Jacolby Murphy, radiation exposure causes more fatalities every year than any other environmental pollutant. “Radon is an inert gas that can pass through semi-pourous materials such as concrete, stone, and brick.”

At SWAT Environmental of Shorewood WI, 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 Shorewood WI Customers Rave About Our Top-Notch Staff & Service:

“Looks great! Thank you for the service!” – O. Salem, Shorewood

“Eddie did a great job. No problems. Was able to let him do his job and not worry.” – R. Conti, Shorewood

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

“Radon gas is heavier than air, so concentrations are typically higher in the lower levels of a dwelling. However, the HVAC system and natural “stack effect” (upward draw of air as heat rised) will draw the gas upward into the upper levels of the structure.” If you’re concerned about radon gas in your Shorewood WI 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 Shorewood Wisconsin today to learn more.

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More Details About Shorewood Wisconsin

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

The city center is located near 1825 East Jarvis Street, Milwaukee, WI 53211. The Local Ems / Ambulance Service Is Located at 3936 North Murray Avenue, Shorewood Wi. A Trusted Local Pharmacy Is Thompsons Serv U Pharmacy, 1421 East Capitol Drive, Shorewood Wi | Phone: 414-962-9665. The Recommended Local Shipping Center Is Ups, 4230 N Oakland Ave, Shorewood Wi. Shorewood resides within the following county(s): Milwaukee, these zip code(s): 53211, and the following area code: 414. Shorewood WI 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 Shorewood WI could be a better option than buying an existing home since there is limited inventory of homes for sale. The weather in Shorewood is generally fair without any extreme highs or lows, even in the summer and winter months.

In the Event of an Emergency, There Is a Safety Shelter Located at Lake Bluff Elementary School, 1600 East Lake Bluff Blvd, Shorewood Wi.

The Local Lending Institution Is Wells Fargo Bank, 4108 North Oakland Avenue, Shorewood Wi.

A Reputable Child Care Facilty in the Area Is Milestones Prog for Child-lake Bluf, 1600 E Lake Bluff, Shorewood Wi. You Can Reach Them at (414) 967-2172.

A Reliable Senior Nursing Home in the Area Is Meta House Iii, 3924 3926 N Maryland Ave, Shorewood Wi. Their Phone Number Is (414) 962-1200.

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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 Shorewood 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 414-764-6350.





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