Radon testing is just as important as any test done during an inspection, maybe even more important. Radon is a cancer-causing, radioactive gas that can’t be seen, and has no scent or taste. Radon is responsible for thousands of deaths every, and is one of the leading causes of lung cancer. This happens when you breath the air in your home or commercial property containing radon.
Radon seeps out of the ground and enters your house through cracks and holes in your foundation Itself and even through drains. Radon can build up over time in enclosed areas like basements and crawl spaces, becoming a very serious problem.
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Radon Testing will be the only way to know if you and your family are at risk from radon. Where we test the air quality sample we take. This is a very good test everyone selling a home, buying a home or any homeowner to give you assurance you are keeping your family safe.
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- Caulk foundation cracks, construction joints, and other openings with polyurethane caulk.
- If you have a sump pump, install an airtight cover on it (choose one that allows access to your sump).
- Cover soil in crawl spaces with polyurethane plastic sheeting (with a minimum thickness of 6 mil, available at home centers) tightly attached to the walls.
- You can also try sealing concrete, although the EPA has found concrete sealers to be a temporary solution at best.
Have your home tested for Radon before putting it on the market.
Radon is an odorless, invisible gas and when it decays it emits radiation. CSE Inspections can test your home for Radon testing to make sure you don’t have elevated levels of radon. Having your property tested is the only way to know if you and your family are at risk from these radioactive gases. Where we test the air quality sample we take. For those who are putting their house on the market you should have the test done before you do so. The test results can be shared with the potential buyers, even if they are going to have their own test conducted.
Radon seeps out of the ground and enters your house through cracks and holes in your home’s foundation and even through drains. It collects in enclosed areas like basements and crawl spaces. Radon can build up over time to the point when it becomes a serious problem. CSE Inspections will place a testing device in the lowest level of your home that is used as a living space.