CareTac provides comprehensive radon testing and mitigation for homes, businesses, and industrial facilities in South Africa. With a host of radon testing techniques, our customers can find a solution that works ideally for them.
Long-term passive monitors: A tried-and-true industry technique to test radon-gas levels, long-term passive monitors are placed up off the ground, out of direct sunlight, and away from open windows. Over the course 60 to 90 days, the radon monitor measures the radon-gas levels in a particular space (living room, bedroom, kitchen, etc.). Once the testing period ends, the monitors are sent back to our laboratory for data processing. If the data show that your radon levels are at or above 4 picocuries per liter (pCi/L) of air (a "picocurie" is a unit for measuring any given amount of radioactivity).
Short-term onsite measurements: We rely on the RAD7 by DURRIDGE to perform highly accurate, onsite radon and thoron measurements in just minutes for clients with special needs or who just want to know as soon as possible what radon health risks they may be facing. CareTac is also an authorized distributor of DURRIDGE in South Africa to many industries (oil and gas, water treatment, mining, scientific research, and more) that stand to reap significant benefits from the RAD7 in the form of improved employee health and economic output.
Continuous electronic detectors: CareTac is the authorized distributor in South Africa for Airthings, the world leader in continuous electronic Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) monitoring. Airthings has numerous radon monitors for all types of customer needs, including basic residential monitors, comprehensive business solutions, and professional-grade monitors for radon professionals. In addition to radon gas, Airthings monitors indoor CO2, TVOCs, humidity, temperature, and pressure.