Diy Radon Mitigation
Loudon, TN

by Kerm Gladfelter
(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 an estimate at $1,800 for a 3 inch pipe system with a minimal exhaust fan, I decided to tackle the project myself, and by the way our home was built in 1998.

I discovered Val's web site with everything I needed and with his suggested help I was able to design a radon mitigation system for our home. Val recommended a RP 260 fan because it was better suited for larger basements, mine is 1,750 sq. feet. He also recommended a 4 inch pipe system allowing for more capacity to move air.

I was able to get all the supplies needed for the system from Val for a very reasonable price. I purchased the pipe from my local home improvement store and was ready for the install. I rented a 5 inch core drill and finished the installation in 2 days running the pipe through the garage into the attic and out the side of the roof.

I re tested our home a week after the system was up and running, the test came back at 0.9 well below the accepted maximum of 4.0, and the systems operation is very quiet.

All I can say, is thanks to Val, his web site, his assistance with design and instructions, my whole system cost was $610.00, I have a 4 inch pipe system instead of 3 inch, and saved $1,200.

Another satisfied customer, thanks again Val.

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Customer Reviews and Feedback.



Site Search
Shopping Cart Total