Is your home free from radioactive gas?

Radon is a radioactive gas that is present in many homes across Northamptonshire, Rutland and Leicestershire. Radon gas is the second-leading cause of lung cancer, after smoking.  The map below gives you an indication whether radon is likely to be present in your area; however, the only way to know is to test.

Radon gas can’t be seen, smelt or tasted - it comes from the natural breakdown of uranium in soil, rock, and water and gets into the air we breathe.

Radon typically moves up through the ground to the air above and into your home through cracks and other holes in the foundation, and specialist test kits are required to detect it.  Testing your levels for three months gives you an accurate reading of the average radon level in your home.

Radon Protection UK use a Public health England validated laboratory to analyse your results; the average-sized property requires two detectors.  They will post you two detectors to place in your home: one in the living area and one in an occupied bedroom.  After three months simply post the detectors back to their lab, in the pre-paid envelope provided.  The lab will then analyse the detectors and post/ email the results to you.  The result will give the yearly average radon level in your home and will tell you whether it is above or below the Action Level and advise whether remediation work is necessary.  Short-term home buyers test kits are also available at 25% off and are ideal for buying or selling a property.

Radon concentrations within the home are measured in Becquerels.  If your result is at or above the UK Action Level of 200 Bq m-3, Radon Protection UK are happy to provide a free survey of your property (within 20 miles of Market Harborough) and provide a quote for the necessary remedial work to reduce radon levels in your home.

Radon Protection UK Ltd,  Unit 8 Eckland Lodge, Desborough Road, Market Harborough, LE16 8HB   

Tel: 0800 9788435

Mobile: 07900 100024

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Radon Protection UK of Market Harborough is offering readers of Village Connect 25% off all test kits purchased within the LE and NN postcodes You pay only £29.25 incl. delivery (RRP £39), offer valid until 15th November 2019.  Simply order by phone  quoting code VILLAGECONN25%  on 0800 978 8435.  

Radon Protection