If you have ever moved into a new home or sold a house, you know that a home inspection is almost always done. One area of testing that has become more prevalent in the last 10 years is the testing and remediation of radon gasses in businesses and residences all over the United States. Radon is a radioactive gas and does not have a smell or color so there is no way for you to know it is there unless you have professional radon testing done. The gas is produced when uranium in the soil begins to decay. It is able to permeate through almost all building materials and get into your home.
Is Radon Testing Necessary?
The existence of an unhealthy level of radon in your home can be dangerous to everyone that lives there. Exposure to radon gas in unsafe if it is not concentrated enough by the air in your building or home. It can cause illness and serious health concerns including lung cancer. If you have concern about the levels of radon that are in your home, call PRECISE Home Inspections and let our expert staff test your home today!
How to Test For Radon Gas in your Home
If you want to have your home tested for radon, whether you have lived in for a long time, about to move in or somewhere in between, you want to call a professional with experience and training to perform the testing. Radon exposure is dangerous and the only way to know if you have unsafe radon levels in your home is to have a radon test done. Our expert technicians and inspectors have a specialized test that can be used in any home or building. The test will be taken when the house is closed up including all windows and doors for about 24 to 48 hours. Once the test samples have been collected, the certified home inspector will send the test overnight to a lab to have the results analyzed. The results will then be presented to your home inspector in which time they can send you an easy to read report of any radon exposure you have in your home.