Vapor intrusion is the influx of gas from the soil into the room in your home. Vapor intrusion can have a negative effect, but some are not dangerous, it depends on the type of gas into your home. Usually gas derived from the soil into your home is a gas of organic material that decomposes in the soil. Breakdown of organic material in the soil will cause gas, which gas will be very easy to break through the soil grains that eventually come into your home. To find out the existence of vapor intrusion in your home, then it must be tested using a vapor intrusion testing.
Testing or monitoring is done by taking gas samples that are around your house and of the soil around your home. Usually, we use vapor PIN intrusion for take gas samples from the soil. After getting some gas samples taken from some point in your house, then tested the gas content. From the results of gas content, it should be investigated more locations around your home. If you have around the home has big tank storage of gasoline or oil storage, then the possibility of gas coming from that location. But if at the location around your home there is no source of air pollutants, the possibility of such pollutant gases from under your house. If you want to perform vapor intrusion testing, then you can contact the vapor intrusion experts via the website http://www.vaporintrusion1.com.
Once you know of any pollutant gas under your house, then you do not need to panic. If the pollutant gas is not harmful to you and your family, it does not need to worry about. But if the gas is harmful to you, then some things you can do are:
- Create home ventilation with a wide size. Purpose of making wider ventilation so that the gas is coming into the house can be a quick exit.
- Install exhaust fan in all ventilation in your home. The exhaust fan is able to accelerate the gas out of the house.
- Fix your floor when cracked, thus inhibiting gas to break into your house.
To improve the quality of your life, then immediately do check vapor intrusion in your home.