The EPA has designated January as National Radon Action month. In an effort to help educate the people in West Central Minnesota about Radon and other indoor air quality issues, Chappell Central will be posting a series of blog posts this month about Radon dangers, testing, and fixing.
There are high risks of radon is West Central Minnesota, and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) suggests that home owners take the first step of testing their home for radon.
Have you gotten your home tested yet?
Safety is the main reason you may want to test the air quality in your home. Gases like radon or carbon monoxide can be deadly when they are contained indoors. Other Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) issues range from comfort-related problems such as humidity, to high allergen levels and high airborne chemical particles that compromise health. The air testing equipment that the HVAC professionals at Chappell Central use is called Air Advice. Air Advice not only tests for radon, but also tests for many other indoor air quality problems.
According to a 2007 study involving hundreds of homes across the US, Air Advice determined that more than 90% of homes have at least one air quality problem, and many have more then one. Some office buildings and factories even have indoor air quality issues.
Get your home’s indoor air quality tested for:
- hot and cold spots
- high humidity
- pet dander, dust mites, and other particulates
- carbon monoxide as well as other gases from structure and household items
- and more
Solving some of these air quality problems can not only help with health issues like asthma or respiratory problems, but may even safe a life when high amounts of radon or carbon monoxide are detected and fixed.
Contact Chappell Central today at 320-235-2151 to learn how you can get a comprehensive test done on your home’s air quality. We provide a detailed report that will identify potential issues and provide you with solution.