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If you're planning on buying a home in Montana, make sure you test your future property for radon. Radon is known as the "silent-killer" as it cannot be seen, smelled, or tasted. This gas can seep its way through cracks in the foundation of your home and accumulate to dangerous levels. If your home has a private well, radon can also be released in the air from your water supply when you are doing laundry, washing dishes and bathing. When inhaling radon over time, you and your loved ones could potentially get lung cancer.

The only way to determine if there is radon in your Montana home is by using a radon test kit. Any level of radon at or over 4 pCi/L should be mitigated, per the U.S. EPA guidelines. If your home tests between 2 pCi/L and 4 pCi/L, the EPA recommends that you consider taking action.

Is Radon Poisoning in Montana Something to Worry About?

Montana is the fourth most at-risk state for elevated radon in America, and Montana's indoor radon average of 5.9 pCi/L is significantly higher than the national average of 1.3 pCi/L. All Montana counties fall into EPA radon zones 1 and 2, with the majority in Zone 1, indicating the highest potential for elevated radon.

In Missoula, for example, radon levels are 5 times higher than the national average. Environmental Health Specialist Todd Seib of the Missoula City-County Health Department notes that 52% of homes in Missoula County test high for radon. Many of the older homes in Missoula have cracks in the foundation which allow radon to seep into the house and accumulate to hazardous levels.

According to Seib, Missoula’s average radon level is "...about 7.2 pCi/L. That (radioactivity level) is the equivalent of getting about 350 chest X-rays per year." When one mitigation specialist tested a home in Frenchtown, the property showed levels of 110 pCi/L.

Regardless of where you live in Montana, even if your neighbors have low levels of radon, you should check your property. High levels of radon can occur in any home, old or new, so each and every property owner must take action.

Preventing & Lowering High Radon Levels in Montana

Fortunately, radon-induced lung cancer is preventable. Get in touch with a certified professional radon contractor in Montana by filling out our form below. RadonAway works with a network of qualified, experienced radon mitigators across the country.

Installing a radon mitigation system on your own might seem like a 1-2-3 process, but if you don’t have experience, the system might not work effectively. Leave the removal of this radioactive gas the trained professionals who will install a system that will make your home a safer environment for you and your family.