Radon Testing, Federal Heights
What to Know About Radon?
Radon is a dangerous cause of cancer. It is proven to instigate lung cancer in humans.
38%+ of houses in the Federal Heights area have a radon saturation near or above the DNS action level.
Radon filters out of the topsoil, not the building. No house- new or old – is exempt from radon intrusion.
Every house meshes with the dirt underneath it in a different manner. That is why properties next door to others may have majorly different radon concentrations.
Radon gas saturation will shift on different days and seasonally inside an acceptable range. A quick radon test is a snapshot and a solid metric of if the home has a radon gas problem.
Radon has a half-life of about half a week. As such, radon accumulation will not be greater if the house is sealed for years, months, or days.
No home is airtight.
Radon gas may suffuse through every penetration in the house such as drainage, plumbing pipes, and slight imperfections in the foundation.
Your method to know certainly the levels of radon gas in the dwelling is to have a radon test.
Probing a house for radon gas is a unique process when delivering a house purchase.
Your radon specialist will position the radon gas detectors in the house. Radon gas monitors will be located in crawl spaces and on the first floor. Typically, between 1 and 3 probes are installed in the house for the radon measurement.
Your radon gas professional will shut every window, seal the flue on the chimney, and ensure the heater or AC is operating in the standard manner. Your radon gas expert will also mark every required window with anti-tampering tape to make sure that closed-home requirements are upheld.
The radon gas apparatus is left in the home for several days to analyze the amount of radon gas in the structure. A specialist will revisit the home after the radon test is complete to recover the devices and write a report.
Give us a call today at 855-340-5125 for a zero-cost estimate! Our radon testing experts will come to visit to help you with your property, take measurements, and get you started on making your Federal Heights home one you can enjoy without reservation!
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