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I use an ERV. Levels started in the 8's -11'2. Now it ranges from under 1 to 2.5 or so. The issue I run into is the ERV has had severe issues about 1 x per year (3 x's now). So I am looking at other exchanger options. I'm just not thrilled about drilling holes in my foundation...


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If you are trying to mitigate it, mitigate it; if you can't get a company in to do it, do it yourself. You need to suck it out of the soil under/around the house before it enters the house (indeed, you'd like to change the air leakage to "from the house to the soil", not vice versa) and you do that by reducing the pressure under and around the foundation - ...


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Radon doesn't cause persistent coughs, and certainly doesn't cause miscarriage. Radon is a non-reactive, radioactive gas that can increase your risk of lung cancer after being exposed to it for long periods of time (years to decades). Reducing the radon levels in your home will do nothing to stop your cough or any other chronic health problems. Mold on ...


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First Radon is a pretty serious thing if you are working that much inside your basement. I have seen Radon levels in basement stay consistently at 4 times what is in the upper levels. Your 6.8 reading is high but not alarm bells until you get a few readings that high. Initial steps: Open windows. Better than using fans is trying to create a convection ...



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