Radon Testing, Athol ID
What Should I Know About Radon Gas?
Radon is a dangerous carcinogen. Radon gas is scientifically proven to instigate lung cancer in humans.
38%+ of properties in the Athol ID area have a radon concentration near or above the dangerous level.
Radon filters out of the dirt, not the structure. No structure- new or old – is fully shielded from radon intrusion.
Every property interacts with the soil beneath it in a different manner. That is why properties next to one another may have significantly different radon gas concentrations.
Radon gas concentration will fluctuate on different days and monthly inside of a reasonable range. A short-term radon gas test measures a small period and a solid metric of whether or not the house has a radon gas saturation.
Radon gas has a half-life of 3.8 days. radon gas accumulation will not be higher if the structure is closed for days, months, or years.
Houses are not built to be airtight.
Vapors can seep in through every ground-facing gap in the house such as drainage, plumbing, and even small cracks in the foundation.
Your method to know with certainty the accumulation of radon gas in the house is to order a radon test.
Probing a home for radon gas is a special procedure when done with a house purchase.
Your radon gas specialist will situate the radon detectors in the house. Radon gas analyzers will be installed on any level that touches the ground. For most properties, a few probes are located in the property for the radon gas measurement.
The radon gas technician will close all windows, shut the flue on the fireplace, and make sure the HVAC system is operating in the standard manner. The radon gas professional will additionally treat all indicated windows with tamper-proof tape to ensure that closed home standards are met.
The radon gas apparatus are stored in the home for 2-3 days to record the levels of radon gas in the building. An expert will revisit the property after the radon test is complete to return the monitors and generate a report.
Give us a call today for a zero-cost estimate! Our Athol ID radon testing experts will meet with you to learn more about your property, take measurements, and get you started on making your Athol ID property one you can enjoy without reservation!
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