Radon Gas causes lung cancer: Saskatchewan is a hot spot for Radon.
The province of Saskatchewan is a known hot spot for Radon. And almost 1 in 3 homes/businesses have shown elevated levels of Radon gas in Saskatchewan, which can cause lung cancer. The gas is colourless and odourless, so you never know if you have elevated levels unless you test for it.
Radon gas is formed naturally when uranium breaks down in rock and soil. As the uranium breaks down, particles can get lodged in your lungs as you breathe, greatly increasing the risk of cancer. Read the for Saskatchewan Lung Association Press Release (PDF, January 2021).
The only way to find out if radon gas is present in your home or business is by testing the air you breathe. Radon levels in a building change significantly over time and can rise or decrease from one hour or day to the next. For this reason, radon measurements taken over a longer period are more accurate. Health Canada recommends home and business owners conduct a long-term test for a minimum of three months during the fall or winter.
Long-term radon test kits are available to assess the levels of radon in your home or business. got mold?™ makes it easy – We respond to your queries within 48 hours, provide the kit and set up the test since we are experienced radon reduction professionals.
A Radon test is not expensive to get done, it only costs $150 with got mold?™. You may not want to rely on do-it-yourself test kits as they may not be long term 90-day kits that provide you with an accurate reading of the Radon levels in your home/business.
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If your property does require changes to remove radon, any renovations over $1000 now qualify for the Saskatchewan Home Tax Credit. The Saskatchewan Provincial Government’s Home Renovation Tax Credit allows homeowners to claim a 10.5% tax credit on up to $20,000 of eligible home renovation expenses. The eligible expenses include the cost of labour, professional services, and the building materials required for radon reduction measures. Take advantage of this today!
Read the Saskatchewan Home Renovation Tax Credit Bulletin (PDF, January 2021).
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