Maryland has 24 counties and most of them have been assigned Zone 1 counties by the EPA. Zone 1 counties have the highest potential to have radon testing higher than 4 pCi/L. Lets take a look at the Maryland Radon map.
For example, In the city of Baltimore 38% home has radon gas level above 4 pCi/L . Radon testing in Montgomery county MD has 35% homes with results 4 and above. And Radon testing Frederick MD even higher , more than half home in the Frederick, high 58% has elevated radon level abode 4 pCi/L. Radon in Howard county has 46% residences with elevated radon level.
As you can see by the information listed above, the radon levels in the state of Maryland are above average. Most homeowners in MD has the health hazard risks in their homes, which is why we recommend test radon level at least twice a year.
The constant exposure to the radon gas in your home could be toxic and deadly dangerous. CE radon services provides radon gas testing for your family safety.
Radon gas is a class A carcinogen which causes lung cancer. The U.S. EPA has worded it simply, stating, “Any radon exposure has some risk of causing lung cancer. The lower the radon level in your home, the lower your family’s risk of lung cancer.” People receives radiation from many outdoor sources; however, the continuous exposure to radiation from radon at home combined with exposure to all other radiation sources, natural or man-made is extremely dangerous.
Protect Your Family
Radon has become a priority subject in the real estate transactions and home inspection industry since 2016 Maryland radon law was announced to the public. Home buyers have a right to know about the radiation level from radon gas. That’s why real estate contract must have radon contingency and have radon inspection on the property before its purchased.
When an elevated level of radon is determined in a home a radon mitigation is recommended tot he homeowners and every 2 years instant radon test to verify that mitigation system still working properly. A mitigation contractors performs work that reduce the amount of radon in the air as much as is possible. Radon can be reduced to extremely low levels.
Since radon testing in Frederick Maryland are in zone 1 with high levels of radon throughout the Frederick county we extremely recommend a testing for radon done prior the home purchase.
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CE Radon is proud to serve clients in Frederick County. We offer digital radon testing service in Frederick, Urbana, Monrovia,
Thurmont, Middletown, Walkersville, Brunswick, Woodsboro, Adamstown, Emmitsburg.