Radon Testing, Deer Park WA
What is Radon?
Radon gas is a common cancer-causing chemical. Radon is well known to instigate lung cancer in humans.
Many houses in the Deer Park WA area have a radon gas level near or above the actionable level.
Radon comes from the dirt, not the structure. No property- new or old – is immune to radon gas.
Every house interacts with the dirt underneath it uniquely. This is why homes next door to one another can have dramatically different radon accumulation.
Radon accumulation will shift daily and with the seasons within an acceptable range. A short-term radon sample measures a small period and is a reliable metric of whether or not the property has radon gas contamination.
Radon gas has a lifespan of only days. This means that radon gas accumulation won’t be greater if the home is enclosed for months, days, or years.
It may surprise you to know that homes are not hermetically sealed.
Radon may seep in through every grounded vent in the structure such as sump pits, utility connections, and even minor cracks in the concrete work.
Your way to know certainly the levels of radon in the home is to contract a radon test.
Inspecting a house for radon gas is a special process when offered concurrently with a real estate transaction.
The radon technician will situate the radon analyzers in the dwelling. Radon analyzers are dropped off in crawl spaces and on the first floor. Normally between 1 and 3 monitors are placed in the home for the radon gas measurement.
Our radon gas technician will close every window, shut the vent on the fireplace, and make sure the air conditioning is running in the required manner. Our radon expert will additionally treat all indicated windows with anti-tampering tape to ensure that draft conditions are maintained.
The radon gas devices are left on the property for a few days to analyze the prevalence of radon gas in the home. An expert will come back to the house after the radon test is finished to return the monitors and write a report.
Contact us today for a zero-cost price estimate! Our radon testing consultants will come to visit to learn more about your property, measure your space, and get you going on making your Deer Park WA house one you can take pride in!
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