Don’t Wait, Test Now: The Importance of Radon Testing in Your Home

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Protect Your Family with Professional Radon Testing Services in South Carolina

At Peerless Environmental LLC, located in Greenville, South Carolina, we understand the importance of protecting your family from the dangerous and invisible gas, radon. As a leading provider of radon testing and control, we know that radon is a national health concern associated with more than 20,000 lung cancer deaths each year. That’s why we strongly believe in the Environmental Protection Agency’s recommendation that every home should be tested for radon, and any home with a concentration above 4 picocuries per liter (pCi/L) should have radon mitigation completed.

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The Importance of Radon Testing in Your Home

Radon is a naturally occurring gas that is formed by the breakdown of uranium in soil, rock, and water. It can seep into homes through cracks and openings in the foundation, as well as through well water. Even though radon is present everywhere, certain areas, such as South Carolina, are at a higher risk for high levels of radon in homes. In fact, 63% of Upstate South Carolina counties are considered at risk.

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Our team of certified and highly trained radon specialists is dedicated to providing accurate and professional radon testing services for our clients in Greenville, Spartanburg, Anderson, and the surrounding area. We are experts in identifying and measuring radon levels in homes and buildings, using state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to ensure the accuracy of our radon testing services.

Why Trust a Professional Radon Testing Contractor?

It is important to trust a qualified radon inspection contractor, like Peerless Environmental, to conduct your radon testing. By hiring a qualified radon contractor, you can ensure that the test results are accurate and reliable and that the recommended solutions are appropriate for your home. Person checking a radon testing reportOur team of radon specialists are equipped to provide expert advice on the best radon mitigation solutions for your home, including sealing cracks and openings in the foundation, installing radon ventilation systems, and more.

Understanding the EPA’s Recommendations for Radon Testing

The EPA recommends that every home should be tested for radon, and any home with a radon level at or above 4 pCi/L of air should be fixed. The EPA also recommends that homes with levels between 2 and 4 pCi/L be considered for radon reduction. Testing is the only way to know if you and your family are at risk from radon exposure. It is important to note that all homes, regardless of location, age, or foundation type, can have a radon problem.

Additionally, the EPA recommends that radon testing be conducted in all indoor spaces that are regularly occupied such as basements, crawl spaces, and first-floor rooms. Testing should be performed during the heating season when windows and doors are typically closed, to accurately reflect the radon levels during normal occupancy.

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Upstate South Carolina Radon Specialist: Protecting Your Home and Family

At Peerless Environmental, we follow the EPA’s recommendations and guidelines for radon testing and mitigation. We offer a variety of radon testing services that will give you a comprehensive understanding of radon levels in your home. Our team of radon specialists is equipped to provide expert advice and guidance on the best radon mitigation solutions for your home. Contact us today to schedule your appointment and protect your family from the dangers of radon in South Carolina.

NOTE: Radon mitigation is not a one-time solution. Continuous monitoring and retesting may be necessary to ensure that radon levels remain at a safe level in your home. Additionally, homes that have undergone radon mitigation should be retested after the mitigation system has been installed to ensure that it is functioning properly and that radon levels have been reduced to safe levels. Our team of radon specialists will work with you every step of the way, from scheduling the test to providing the results and expert advice on mitigation and reduction.

The Importance of Radon Testing in Real Estate Transactions

Radon testing is also important for homeowners and buyers in the real estate market. Homes with high radon levels can be difficult for realtors to sell and may be valued lower than similar homes with lower radon levels. By testing your home for radon and taking action to reduce radon levels, you can increase the value of your home and make it more attractive to potential buyers.


As a homebuyer, it is important to have a radon test done as part of your home inspection process. This will give you an understanding of the radon levels in the home and allow you to make an informed decision about the purchase. Both the state of South Carolina and the EPA recommend that a home or residence be tested before entering into a real estate transaction. Even though radon testing is not required in South Carolina, we strongly advise you to have one performed before purchasing a home.

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Expert Radon Testing Services in South Carolina - Protect Your Family Today

At Peerless Environmental, we are committed to providing our clients with the best radon testing and mitigation services in South Carolina. Trust in our professional and reliable radon testing and mitigation services to give you peace of mind and protect your family from the dangers of radon. Don’t wait any longer, take action today to ensure the safety and health of your loved ones. Contact us today to schedule your appointment and let us help you breathe easy in your own home.