Should I air out my basement before a radon test?
Should I air out my basement before a radon test?

Does opening the window help with radon?

Opening windows improves air circulation and ventilation, helping move radon out of the house and mixing radon-free outside air with indoor air. Make sure all your basement windows are open. Homes tend to have lower air pressure than their surroundings, which draws radon into the basement.

How do you pass a radon test in a basement?

How to Pass a Radon Test

  1. Open windows. This will increase airflow through the house and assist in the ventilating process.
  2. Install vents in the basement or crawl space. The company working with you will decide the best option.
  3. Increase air movement.
  4. Vent air outside from the floor.
  5. Retest your home.