DIY Radon Reduction System Tips
You can save $1000 in a weekend! Here’s what you need to know before you begin installing your DIY radon reduction system.
DIY Radon Reduction
In most cases, pros charge about $1,500 to install a radon mitigation system, but you can do it yourself for only about $500 in materials. So if you’re fairly handy and have some carpentry, plumbing and electrical skills, you can install your own system in a weekend and save yourself a thousand bucks!
What is Radon?
In fact, you’re probably breathing in tiny traces of it right now. But when it’s trapped inside a home and reaches high levels, radon can cause lung cancer. Your house can have high levels of radon even if your house is new and your neighbor’s house doesn’t have any. The highest levels are normally found in basements, but it’s possible for radon to reach other parts of your house too.
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