Minnesota radon info article

14. 11. 06
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Minnesota Radon by County

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Minnesota Radon Zone 1 : Highest Radon Potential
  • Highest Potential : Indoor radon levels greater than 4pCi/L
  • Moderate Potential : Indoor radon levels between 2pCi/L and 4pCi/L
  • Lowest Potential : Indoor radon levels less than 2pCi/L
  • Zone 1 Counties : Becker, Big Stone, Blue Earth, Brown, Carver, Chippewa, Clay, Cottonwood, Dakota, Dodge, Douglas, Faribault, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Grant, Hennepin, Houston, Hubbard, Jackson, Kanabec, Kandiyohi, Kittson, Lac Qui Parle, Le Sueur, Lincoln, Lyon, Mahnomen, Marshall, Martin, Mcleod, Meeker, Mower, Murray, Nicollet, Nobles, Norman, Olmsted, Otter Tail, Pennington, Pipestone, Polk, Pope, Ramsey, Red Lake, Redwood, Renville, Rice, Rock, Roseau, Scott, Sherburne, Sibley, Stearns, Steele, Stevens, Swift, Todd, Traverse, Wabasha, Wadena, Waseca, Washington, Watonwan, Wilkin, Winona, Wright, Yellow Medicine
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Minnesota Radon Zone 2 : Moderate Radon Potential
  • Highest Potential : Indoor radon levels greater than 4pCi/L
  • Moderate Potential : Indoor radon levels between 2pCi/L and 4pCi/L
  • Lowest Potential : Indoor radon levels less than 2pCi/L
  • Zone 2 Counties : Aitkin, Anoka, Beltrami, Benton, Carlton, Cass, Chisago, Clearwater, Cook, Crow Wing, Isanti, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, Lake of the Woods, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Pine, St Louis
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Minnesota Radon Zone 3 : Lowest Radon Potential
  • Highest Potential : Indoor radon levels greater than 4pCi/L
  • Moderate Potential : Indoor radon levels between 2pCi/L and 4pCi/L
  • Lowest Potential : Indoor radon levels less than 2pCi/L
  • Zone 3 Counties : There are no counties in Zone 3
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Minnesota Radon Test Kits

Despite what zone you fall under testing your home is the only way to make sure that you are safe from radon. Testing your home for radon gas is very easy and most of the time you can get test kits at very reasonable rates with quick turn around time on your test results. We highly suggest that everyone test on a yearly basis and in some areas depending on your geological soil make you may benefit more from an actual radon monitor.

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What you should know about radon in Minnesota

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Minnesota Radon Levels

The entire state of Minnesota has estimated indoor radon levels of 2 pCi/L or more, meaning that the state indoor radon levels are between zone 2 and zone 3. The majority of the western and southern parts of Minnesota are shown to have the highest levels of indoor radon leaving the north-eastern part of Minnesota in the zone 2 category of indoor radon levels. No matter what area that you are in that doesn't necessarily mean that your indoor radon levels are that of the estimated levels shown here on the map and in the county listings. The only way to find out exactly where your indoor radon levels are in your home or business is to run a test or hire a professional tester to determine what your radon levels are. You may be in the safe zone and you may find that you will need to hire a radon mitigation professional to properly mitigate your home or business.

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Minnesota Radon Gas?

Radon is a gas that is produced by the breakdown of uranium in the soil. Radon can't be seen, smelled, or tasted and has been proven to cause cancer due to exposure over a long period of time. Radon is an invisible and invasive gas that penetrates your homes slab, crawlspace, or basement areas through cracks and imperfections in your homes structure. Radon is all around us even in the outdoor air, but when it can collect in your home it can be dangerous.

*the map above is not 100% accurate as there are many factors for what radon levels actually are in every area, This map should only be used as a reference to the areas and what the areas average indoor radon levels may be. No matter what your radon level can only be determined by an actual radon test administered by or ordered from a professional radon testing facility.