Protecting Your Home from Radon - DIY Book

A do-it-yourself book for consumers to install a radon mitigation system themselves or to become familiar with how a contractor will do the installation.
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Protecting Your Home From Radon
D.L. Kladder, Dr. J.F. Burkhart, S.R. Jelinek

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The first edition of this book was written in 1993, to assist what was thought to be an occasional do-it-yourself homeowner. In reality, the number of individuals wanting to reduce radon levels themselves was much higher than anticipated.

The overwhelming success of the book led to the distribution of thousands of copies to individuals and libraries. Its popularity identified the need to address the process of hiring contractors and installing passive and active systems in new home construction.

The second edition, has these two substantive additions. This detailed manual describes the most common methods for reliably reducing radon in a home. Written in a non-technical format, the book includes step-by-step instructions and illustrations to guide homeowners through the radon mitigation process.

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Chapter Titles:

1 - Health Effects 5 - Drainage Based Systems     9 - Combining Approaches
2 - Measurements 6 - Sub-Slab Systems 10 - Safety
3 - Radon Entry 7 - Piping Systems 11 - New Home Systems
4 - Crawl Space Systems     8 - Caulking & Sealing

12 - Selecting a Contractor

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Protecting Your Home from Radon in Canada

Canada DIY aThis book has been completely adapted to adhere to Canadian building codes, protocols adopted by Health Canada, and the availability of materials and equipment in Canada.This book meets the needs of Canadian homeowners with the desire to learn more about the installation of radon mitigation systems, and a complete "how to" book for do-it-yourselfers.  -  Order Here

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