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Dec 22, 2016

Success, Without mitigating the crawl space

My basement is 2200 sq.ft. of concrete, plus a 200 sq. ft. gravel covered crawl space. The crawl space has very little head room, and would have been extremely

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Dec 22, 2016

Radon Reduced from 14.0 to 1.3

After periodic testing showed our radon levels to be averaging 14 or so, we knew we needed a remediation plan. I had several local firms provide estimates,

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Dec 22, 2016

Healthier living thanks to Val!

With the great help from Val I installed an attic fan/ subslab suction system in a few evenings. Fortunately my 1988 house had a sump with drain tile

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Dec 22, 2016

Great empowering information and motivating stories

The full term of the project took me a month from thinking of the idea till 90% complete (now). I did it step by step by myself (my son helped a little)

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Aug 27, 2015

Exceptional Customer Service

I purchased and installed my radon mitigation system from Healthy Air Solutions and have been able to reduce my level from 28.1 to 1.0 pCi/L. I would

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Jan 24, 2015

Hamilton, ON - Canadian Installation - High radon levels mitigated

We had extremely high Radon levels in our (new to us) house. (4x the allowable limit.) This was confirmed by our Safety Sirens Electronic Radon monitor

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Jan 24, 2015

Idaho Radon System Success

I recently purchased a home and in the preinspection, I had a professional radon test performed. The results were ~40+ pC/l. I decided that I was going

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Jun 06, 2014

Covering a pedestal sump pump, using foam core PVC pipe

My newly purchased townhouse condominium in Columbus, Ohio came with a radon level of 8.6 in the finished part of the basement. I dislike submersible

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Mar 29, 2014

Successful Radon Mitigation, from NY

I found this site after two Radon tests showed elevated levels of 7.9pCi/L. I filled out the survey and within a day Val emailed me back with system recommendations

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Mar 06, 2014

East Coast Radon System

Val- Thank you for your advice and excellent service. I ordered an RP 140 and all necessary hardware from your online store and installed it a few weeks

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Feb 25, 2014

Works wonderfully

After purchasing our 1950's home, I decided to finish the basement. However, when I tested it, our basement had a radon reading of 6.4 (I wish I had tested

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Jan 28, 2014

Fantech Radon Fans

Fantech radon fans have been installed for decades now. They have proven to be hard working and reliable

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Dec 29, 2013

Radon system by exiting a window

It was a bit of work but it’s finally complete. Working off and on through the summer months I’ve installed our Fantech HP190sl outdoor system. Due to

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Aug 04, 2013

Contractor goes overboard on his Radon System

My project was instigated by finding out I had a radon level in my basement of 10.9. That was due to a 12 x 12 area of exposed earth in my 123 year-old

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Jun 27, 2013

Adding a fan to my Passive Radon System

Hi Val, My house originally tested at 35pCi/L with the electronic meter. I was absolutely shocked - my house had a passive radon pipe! How could it be

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Mar 23, 2013

Awesome Customer Care

In 2o+ yrs of the construction trade, I don't believe I've run into another contractor that was so easy to communicate with and actually offered sound

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Mar 23, 2013

RadonAway RP145

Quick shipping, packaged well, and a direct replacement for old fan. Val was very quick to respond to a few questions via email. A+ service. Thanks! Please

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Mar 23, 2013

Radonaway RP145
Right Pump for my Mitigation

Hi Val, Hey just wanted to give you an update on my radon mitigation status. I was able to install a two suction point system in my house with each suction

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Right Pump for my Mitigation"

Mar 18, 2013

Diy Radon Mitigation
Loudon, TN

I tested our home for radon twice, to determine the base line reading and variation if any. The first test came back 9.0 the second 10.1. After getting

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Loudon, TN"

Jan 22, 2013

Radon Roof Pipe Flashing

How to properly flash and seal vent pipes for radon and sewer pipes through a roof.

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