Radon Testing for Colbert WA

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Radon Testing for Colbert WA

Colbert WA Radon Testing

What is Radon Gas?

Radon is a common carcinogen. Radon gas is well known to instigate lung cancer in children and adults.

38%+ of homes in the Colbert WA area have a radon concentration at or above the dangerous amount.

Radon seeps out of the soil, not the structure. No structure- new or old – is fully encapsulated against radon gas.

Each and every home interacts with the topsoil underneath it in a different manner. This is why houses next to each other may have majorly different radon saturation.

Radon gas saturation will shift on different days and monthly within a safe range. A short-term radon test measures a small time period and a solid bellwether of whether or not the home has radon contamination.

Radon gas has a dangerous duration of only days. This means that radon gas levels will not be greater if the home is closed for years or months.

How Does Radon Gas Infiltrate the House?

No home is totally gas-proof.

Radon gas may infiltrate through each grounded vent in the structure such as drains, pipes, and slight cracks in the foundation’s concrete.

The technique to know with confidence the saturation of radon in the dwelling is to run a radon test.

Radon Gas Test Steps

Probing a dwelling for radon is an important procedure when completed alongside a house sale.

Our radon technician will place the radon gas monitors in the dwelling. Radon analyzers are located on any level that touches the ground. For most properties, several monitors are located in the home for the radon test.

Our radon gas technician will shut every window and door, seal the vent on the fireplace, and make sure the heater or AC is functioning in the required manner. Your radon gas expert will additionally mark every necessary window with anti-tampering tape to confirm that closed-house standards are upheld.

The radon gas devices are stored in the structure for 2-3 days analyzing the amount of radon gas in the home. An expert will revisit the property once the radon measurement is finished to recover the monitors and generate a report.

Contact us today for a no-pressure estimate! Our radon testing experts will come to visit to help you with your property, measure the area, and get you going on making your Colbert WA home one you can take pride in!

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