Radon Testing

What is Radon and why should I be concerned?

Radon is a colorless, odorless radioactive gas that seeps up from the earth. Radon is produced from the natural decay of uranium that is found in nearly all soils. Uranium breaks down to radium. As radium disintegrates it turns into radioactive gas...radon.

As a gas, radon moves up through the soil and into the air you breathe. Radon is the number one cause of lung cancer in non-smokers and the second leading cause of lung cancer (after tobacco) in smokers.

While radon is present everywhere, and there is no known, safe level, your greatest exposure is where it can concentrate-indoors. And where you spend most time-at home. Your home can have radon whether it be old or new, well-sealed or drafty, and with or without a basement. High radon exists in every state in the US. In Minnesota nearly 80% of counties are rated high radon zones.

*MN Dept. of Health

How can Ahrens Heating & Air Conditioning help protect your family?

Here at Ahrens, we care about our customers and their families. Because southern Minnesota is known to average high radon levels, we provide comprehensive testing and mitigation to lower the radon levels in homes. Once we have tested your home (and if your test shows levels above what is considered to be safe), an advisor will visit your home to offer a free estimate on the mitigation system that we feel will benefit you the most.

Call Ahrens Heating & Air Conditioning today at 507-354-2217 to let us help you keep your family safe.