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The Importance Of Commercial Radon Testing In Maryland

Posted in Blog | Indoor Air Quality | Radon Testing on December 30th, 2013 by Hunter Adams

Workers spend many hours inside an office building, factory or retail store. Consequently, the indoor air quality will have a significant impact on their health over the years. The very same kind of air pollutants that pose problems in a residential property can present risks in any commercial space.

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Radon is very hard to detect because it has no color and no odor. It occurs naturally, seeping up through the ground from decaying uranium. Normally, it disperses into the open air and presents no particular danger, but it can become trapped inside buildings, particularly in lower rooms and basements.

Although radon is more prevalent in some parts of the country than in others, it is found in just about every place in the United States. Elevated levels of radon inside a building can greatly increase the risk of lung cancer for workers who are exposed to it constantly over long periods of time.

In addition, radon poses other health risks, including stomach cancer and certain gastrointestinal problems. Some people even suspect it of being responsible for headaches, asthma, allergies and fatigue, though these connections have yet to be scientifically proven.

Radon is dangerous to people of any age, but it is a particular a risk for people with weakened immune systems, like the elderly and young children. It enters buildings through brick walls, basements or cellars and crawl spaces, and it creates problems anywhere that airflow is stagnant.

Since it is impossible for people to detect the presence of radon through sight or smell, it requires professional help to discover its presence. If radon exists in your building, there are mitigation units that can control the levels and keep the indoor air safer for workers, customers and residents.

MD Mold Testing can give you peace of mind by providing thorough commercial radon testing or commercial mold air inspection. Keep yourself and your workers safe by identifying potential air pollutants and taking steps to eliminate or reduce them.

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