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Risks of Radon in Your Greater Calgary Home

Radon gas in Alberta

Radon systems typically start in the crawl space or basement and force the gas out of the home.

Radon is estimated to cause many thousands of deaths each year. That's because when you breathe air containing radon, you can get lung cancer. In fact, radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer. Only smoking causes more lung cancer deaths. If you smoke and your home has high radon levels, your risk of lung cancer is especially high.

Radon comes from the natural (radioactive) breakdown of uranium in soil, rock and water and gets into the air you breathe. Radon can be found all over the country. It can get into any type of building - homes, offices, and schools - and result in a high indoor radon level. But you and your family are most likely to get your greatest exposure at home, where you spend most of your time.

Doug Lacey's Basement Systems can test for radon gas levels in your home and if they are above the recommended levels, we can customize a radon mitigation system to fix the problem. With input from you, a mitigation system can be designed and installed to effectively bring home radon gas down to a safe level. We serve the Alberta area, including Calgary, Red Deer, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat and nearby.

The Many Ways Radon Can Enter Your Home

Radon mitigation and testing in Illinois & Missouri

  1. Cracks in concrete slabs
  2. Spaces behind brick veneer walls that rest on uncapped hollow-brick foundation
  3. Pores and cracks in concrete blocks
  4. Floor-wall joints
  5. Exposed soil, as in a sump
  6. Weeping (drain) tile, if drained to open sump
  7. Mortar joints
  8. Loose fitting pipe penetrations
  9. Open tops of block walls
  10. Building materials such as some rocks
  11. Water (from some wells)

Don't wait to make your home a healthier, safer environment! Call 1-800-513-7614 or contact us today to schedule a radon test or receive a free radon mitigation system estimate today!

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our service area

We serve the following areas

  • Aden
  • Barnwell
  • Big Stone
  • Bindloss
  • Blairmore
  • Bow Island
  • Brocket
  • Brooks
  • Burdett
  • Cessford
  • Chinook
  • Coaldale
  • Coutts
  • Cowley
  • Cranford
  • Cypress County
  • Desert Blume
  • Dunmore
  • Elkwater
  • Esther
  • Glenwood
  • Grassy Lake
  • Hays
  • Hillcrest Mines
  • Jenner
  • Lake Newell Resort
  • Magrath
  • Maleb
  • Medicine Hat
  • Milk River
  • Millicent
  • Mountain View
  • Onefour
  • Orion
  • Patricia
  • Picture Butte
  • Pollockville
  • Purple Springs
  • Scandia
  • Schuler
  • Seven Persons
  • Sibbald
  • Skiff
  • Stirling
  • Taber
  • Veinerville
  • Walsh
  • Wardlow
  • Warner
  • Wrentham
Our Locations:

Doug Lacey's Basement Systems
5990 51st Street SE
Calgary, AB T2C4M9
1-587-333-7854
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