Overland Park is a high-volume city for us and we are very proud of the reputation we’ve been able to build in this city. We appreciate every new appointment we get to complete in this wonderful city. Though we have serviced thousands of homeowners in this city, we know that there are more homes yet to be reached. We are committed to awareness and the work that it takes in Overland Park for the long haul.
Overland Park Radon Zone Information
Overland Park, KS is located in Johnson County, which has an EPA assigned Radon Zone of 1. A radon zone of 1 predicts an average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L, which is above the recommended levels assigned by the EPA. According to the EPA, Overland Park is located in a high risk area of the country.
About Overland Park:
Overland Park, KS is the second most populous city in the state of Kansas. It is also the second most populous city in the greater Kansas City metropolitan area. It is located in Johnson County. Overland Park was awarded “Best city to raise a family” and “One of the most popular cities for millenials” in 2018. Overland Park can trace its roots all the way back to 1905, and was founded by William B. Strang Jr. It is partially famous for being the national headquarters for Sprint. It is also the home to eight colleges and universities.
Radon services we provide to Overland Park:
- Residential Radon Mitigation (also called, radon reduction, radon remediation, radon removal, and radon abatement)
- Commercial Radon Mitigation (schools, healthcare facilities, office buildings, multi-family apartments and more)
- Radon Testing (residential & commercial)
- Active Continuous Monitoring (best suited for real estate, takes 48 hours to complete)
- Passive Monitoring - short-term charcoal canister testing & long term charcoal canister testing
- Radon Service – Fan replacement & system maintenance
- Passive-line Activations – Newer construction homes pre-installed with a passive radon system can be “activated” by adding a radon fan to further reduce radon levels. These services include fan installation, electrical work, and roof penetration.
Here are some important links for citizens of Overland Park and future citizens.
Here are some Frequently Asked Questions regarding radon mitigation Overland Park:
- Are radon levels Higher in Overland Park?
Compared to the rest of the country, it could be considered high. It is in Radon Zone 1, a higher risk area of the United States. Concerning the rest of the KC area in comparison, there is not conclusive evidence that it is substantially higher than the rest of the KC metro area.
- How does radon get into my home?
Through the soil, showers, windows, cracks, fittings, sump pump, groundwater, well water, and drains. In other words, the radon is looking for ways to expand out of the soil and will find cracks and holes to do so. We can mitigate that intrusion by sealing and installing a mitigation system.
- During testing, how long do I have to keep my home closed?
Maintain closed-house conditions (keeping doors and windows closed) for a minimum of 12 hours before the 48-hour test begins and throughout the duration of the test. Operate heating and cooling systems normally during the test. For tests lasting less than one week, operate only air-conditioning units which re-circulate interior air.
- What is radon?
Radon is a radioactive gas created when uranium in the earth’s rock, soil or water decays. Indoors, it is not naturally occurring, but a result of the way our homes, schools, and workplaces are designed, constructed, and maintained. Radon is one of the most significant environmental health risks that exists today.
Radon is cancer-causing radioactive gas that has no smell, is invisible to the naked eye and has no taste. It is considered one of the most life-threatening forms since it cannot be detected without proper testing. The Surgeon General and American Lung Association warn that radon gas has been proven the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States.
If you smoke and your home has high radon levels, you’re at higher risk for developing lung cancer. Some scientific studies of radon exposure indicate that children may be more sensitive to radon. This may be due to their higher respiration rate and their rapidly dividing cells, which may be more vulnerable to radiation damage.
- My house is brand new, it couldn't have radon, right?
It is in every home and structure. Radon gas seeps into homes and structures from rock and soil beneath the foundation. It can be found in new construction and older homes and buildings. Certain areas of the region and country can produce higher levels based on the composition of the earth’s rock and soil in that area. You cannot detect radon with smell, taste, or sight, but it exists in EVERY home and structure. The only way to determine if radon levels are above the EPA’s Action Level of 4 pCi/L is to conduct a radon test.
Recent Test Cases - Radon Mitigation Overland Park (Addresses not given for privacy's sake)
- Through Radon Mitigation, we were able to take a home in 66213 from 8.2 pCi/L to .9 pCi/L.
- Through Radon Mitigation, we were able to take a home in 66213 from 12.7 pCi/L to 1.4 pCi/L.
About Certified Radon
Since opening in 2008, we’ve grown to become Kansas City’s premier provider for radon removal and mitigation services. We’ve proudly served thousands of homeowners, property managers, and commercial property owners and look forward to serving you!
Our Mission: To serve with Heart, show up with Hustle, change the game by always finding a way to be the solution. Winning the trust of our clients exemplifying integrity and respect to be the industry Champion.
2707 NE Brooktree Lane
Kansas City, MO 64119
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