Radon Testing in Hayden ID
Radon gas is a dangerous cancer-causing chemical. It is well known to instigate lung cancer in children and adults.
Many houses in the Hayden ID area have a radon gas concentration at or above the carcinogenic amount.
Radon gas filters out of the soil, not the structure. No property- new or old – is fully shielded from radon intrusion.
Each home meshes with the ground underneath it uniquely. This is part of the reason why properties next to each other have significantly different radon gas saturation.
Radon gas accumulation will rise or fall daily and monthly inside a reasonable range. A short-term radon gas measurement is a snapshot and a solid metric of if the home has radon gas contamination.
Radon has a dangerous duration of 3.8 days. That means that radon gas accumulation will not be higher if the home is enclosed for days, months, or years.
It may surprise you to know that homes are not 100% gas-proof.
Vapors can infiltrate through any penetration in the home such as drains, pipes, and invisible flaws in the concrete foundation.
The technique to know confidently the accumulation of radon in the property is to have a radon test.
Sampling a property for radon is a special process when completed concurrently with a real estate sale.
Your radon technician will situate the radon gas analyzers in the house. Radon gas monitors will be placed on any level that touches the ground. On average up to three devices are left in the house for the radon measurement.
Your radon technician will shut every window and door, seal the flue on the chimney, and ensure the heating and cooling system is functioning in the standard manner. The radon technician will additionally seal any required window with tamper-proof tape to ensure that closed home conditions are maintained.
The radon apparatus stay in the building for 2-3 days analyzing the saturation of radon gas in the house. An expert will come back to the structure after the radon testing is complete to return the analyzers and write a report.
Call us today for a zero-cost price estimate! Our radon testing experts will meet with you to help you with your property, measure your space, and get you started on making your Hayden ID home one you can enjoy completely!
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