Health Canada recommends that we all should test for radon for a minimum of 3 months. The amount of radon entering a building can fluctuate up and down quite a lot over a short period of time. This is normal and by having a long (90+ days or more) radon test, these fluctuates are averaged out, returning the real radon level of a house.
Here are the three options used by most people:
A minimum period 90-day test. The best time to start these are in September to October or February to March.
Perform a longer (6 months) test starting at any time of year.
Deploy your test for an entire year.
The device is only active once you have opened the vacuum-sealed plastic bag it will arrive in. As soon as you open this vacuum-sealed bag, the test starts. The most important thing is to accurately record the start and end date of the test, via the registration process.
To find out the reason you need to test for at least 3 months, click here.
Thank you for your interest in Evict Radon. Evict Radon test kits will be available in October 2019. Please enter your email and we will notify you when kits are available for purchase.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION IN THIS RESEARCH:
Extensive research indicates that radon testing is most accurate during the winter months. Because of this, we only accept research participants and sell Evict Radon test kits from October – February 29th. If you wish to join our 2019/2020 Evict Radon research study, please enter your email below to be added to our waitlist. We will contact you when kits become available for purchase in October 2019.
Thank you for your interest in the Evict Radon research awareness and testing study. Before consenting to participate, we ask you please read and be aware of the study terms and conditions. It is very important that you understand this information, and that this is a citizen science-based study that requires you to purchase a specific radon testing kit (at cost) via our project. We thank you in advance for your time.
Included in an Evict Radon test kit
For $53.99 (+ shipping), you’ll receive everything needed to ensure your radon test result is as accurate as possible.
Radtrak3 – long term radon test
Placement and Registration Instructions
A pre-paid return shipping envelope to the lab for analysis
Laboratory analysis fees
Report at the end of the analysis
If at any point you wish to withdraw from our study or have any concerns about the nature of this research study, please contact [email protected] If you have any questions concerning your rights as a possible participant in this research, please contact the Chair of the Conjoint Health Research Ethics Board, Research Services, University of Calgary. The University of Calgary Conjoint Health Research Ethics Board has approved this research study. Study Ethics ID = REB19-1522
BY ENTERING YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS, YOU CONSENT TO JOIN THIS STUDY AND WILL BE DIRECTED TO THE SECURE WEBSTORE WHERE YOU CAN PURCHASE YOUR KIT.
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