- Review radon test results by others to help determine size of radon fan and the health risks.
- Calculate Square footage and cubic square footage of space to be mitigated to help determine size of radon fan.
- Verify the following elements in a residence for a mitigation strategy:
|A. Sump pump
B. Interior Drain Tile
C. Crawl space
D. Electrical Access
E. Interior radon system or exterior radon system
F. The presence of large cracks in the floor or walls or at the penetration in-slab.
G. Open or closed stairways to the basement.
H. Available building plans.
I. Sub-slab material for effective
- Prepare floor plan sketch showing basic building elements and proposed mitigation systems.
According to the Ohio Department of Health:
Where can I get a radon test kit in Columbus?
The ODH conducts a licensing program including radon laboratories. It is recommended that you purchase a test kit that was manufactured by, and will be analyzed by, an Ohio licensed laboratory. Your local health department may offer test kits at reduced prices or at no cost.
Contact the ODH Radon Program (1-800-523-4439) for information on where to obtain low cost radon test kits.