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Old 03-20-2018, 02:40 PM
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IMight make sens e to NoT pump that water under the concrete slab out with the sump pump in gh basement if itís wet.
If only that water would stay under the slab. It tends to not.
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Old 03-20-2018, 10:14 PM
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OK, so if one's house is on a slab, ie, no basement, does that mean no Radon?

The guy in Post 18 kinda hinted at it, but no real good answers followed.
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Old 03-21-2018, 05:25 AM
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Yup, just ask this guy if alphas are bad for you:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poison...der_Litvinenko


This isn't affirming the radon hazard discussion, just pointing out the incorrect statements from maniago.

Fun fact, you're probably going to get more dose at flight levels than breathing radon for 5 hours (or most areas of a nuke plant). Food for thought.
Ugh. Come on guys. Concentration is everything. Yeah I get your worried about concentration of Radon. Ok.

Food for thought. Our world has a level of background radiation that we've evolved to tolerate. Ever wonder why remediation companys dont offer you a giger-counter sweep of your "Radon Hot" basement? Or a radiation exposure-over-time meter, like those that nuc power plant workers, medical radiation technicians etc and such wear? Wouldnt that be a better indication of your exposure risk? No they dont offer that. Because for the majority of us (a small portion of Nevada not withstanding) only have background radiation, and therefore its as normal as sun exposure - which we all know is bad in high doses, but NOT because it simply exists.

Ok I get that I'm paddling up stream, and our mommy/snowflake generations are stuck on this. But theres also another term they seem to like now - Fake News.

Moved on.
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