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Radon Mitigation in a 2005 home, Akron OH 44319

Attached are some photos from a job we completed last week in Coventry Crossings, Akron OH 44319. The home was built in 2005 and tested at 5.0 pCi/L when it was inspected for sale in a real-estate transaction.  The customer was a previous client of ours and wanted us to […]


West Akron Ohio Radon Mitigation – Wiltshire Road

Another mitigation system has been installed successfully by Akron Radon!  This was a simple 1000sf ranch with partially finished basement. The unique feature we had to overcome in this home was the old baseboard waterproofing system.  If you haven’t already, read our blog post on waterproofing and radon so you […]


Radon Mitigation in Cuyahoga Falls OH

Earlier this month, we completed a radon mitigation installation which dropped a previous radon test of 9.0 pCi/L to less than 1.0 pCi/L in Cuyahoga Falls.  Below, you’ll see the process by which we evaluated and completed the job!   After designing the system (layout, location, electrical access etc), we […]


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Determining the number of access points

Since our pricing structure depends on the number of access points (suction points) we must install, you probably want to know how we determine the appropriate number of access points!  Like everything else in radon mitigation, there’s no simple answer. We can, however, explain how to get a good idea […]


Why is the pipe open at the top? Won’t rain get in?

One of the most common questions we get is “Why isn’t there a cap or elbow on the pipe outside? Won’t rain get in?” Everybody wonders the same thing, and it makes perfect sense!  The answer though, is not so straight-forward.  The MAIN reason we don’t put a cap or […]


Radon Mitigation – Interior or Exterior Installation?

Akron Radon Reduction Systems’ main objective during an installation is to to remove the radon from the soils surrounding your home and discharge them above your roof-line. This technique is referred to as sub-slab depressurization (SSD).  We will determine the optimal location for access (suction) points, fan installation, and exhaust.  […]