Located in Kane and Cook Counties located about 35 miles from Chicago, as of the 2010 US census the city had a total population of over 110,000 making it the 8th largest city in Illinois. Once home to the Elgin Watch Factory from the late 19th to the mid 20th century, it was the largest producer of fine watches in the US. Rich with history, famous people, and right on the Fox River, Elgin has been and will be a popular place to call home for a long time.
Elgin sits in Kane County as well as Cook County. Cook county has been assigned a Radon Zone 2 by the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency). Zone 2 predicts an average indoor radon level between 2 and 4 pCi/L. Kane county has been assigned Zone 1. Zone 1 has the highest potential for levels greater than 4 pCi/L. Since Elgin sits in Zones 2 and 1, it is highly recommended that you have your home tested for radon gas.
4-8 pCi/L is the equivalent of smoking about 8-16 cigarettes per day. This is enough reason alone to have your home tested!
We offer a very accurate 48hr test with a continuous radon monitor. At the end of the test, the results are ready and will be emailed within the hour. No need to wait for lab results!
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