How far away from windows and the eve of the house should the Radon discharge vent be, and why?
Answer: Above roof eave – 12 inches is good practice and a minimum of 10 feet from any opening, less than 2 feet below exhaust to prevent re-entry of radon into the home.
Why does Manley’s Construction Inc. never use schedule 20 PVC pipe or rectangular downspout in their radon removal systems?
Answer: Schedule 40 reduces noise from air turbulence.
Can a Radon reduction system remove the need for dehumidifiers?
Answer: This is possible because the system vents moist air out of the home prior to it entering your home.
Why is it important to have an in-home estimate?
Answer: All home structures are different and designs vary. We want to install the most efficient system, which is one that is custom designed for your home. Costs will vary with design.
Why is it a good idea to use a professional testing company for a re-test within 24 hours to 30 days after the work has been completed?
Answer: The physics of radon mean that it takes 24 hours to stabilize to a testable level after a mitigation system is installed.
I’m selling my house, and my contract calls for a certified contractor. How do I know you are certified?
Answer: You can find my certification on the website for the National Environmental Health Association,www.neha.org