Basement & Radon Solutions helped James mitigate the radon in his new home. We installed our Sub-Slab Exterior mitigation system. The radon suction line proposed was installed in the right front basement slab. After diagnostics for system performance, a 5″ diameter hole was drilled through the concrete slab to the earth below. This is where a suction pit was then created. A 4″ schedule 40 PVC suction line was installed in the slab, sealed and extended to the right front of the home. The radon fan was then mounted on the right front exterior of the home. The radon vent pipe was extended above the roofline to expel the radon gas safely. The manometer gauge (homeowner radon fan monitoring vacuum gauge) was then installed on the suction line pipe in the basement for easy viewing. Then, we added the radon alarm. Radon System Alarms are now required on all new residential radon systems. This unit is a vacuum monitoring device utilizing piezo resistive pressure sensor (PPS) technology. This alarm will provide an audible and visual indication to alert the homeowner when the radon system is not moving sufficient air in the event of a power loss to the system. This 4″ piping system will reduce radon levels in the home up to 33% opposed to using a 3″ suction line pipe. Lastly, we preformed a post radon test for James. This test came back at 1.9 pCi/l!
It was a pleasure helping James make his new home happy, healthy & safe!