Checklist Inspections has been helping potential homeowners since 1998 to have peace of mind when purchasing their dream homes. We know the importance of being well informed by highly educated, experienced, and caring home inspectors. Our office staff are available 7 days a week to schedule your inspections. We do all that we can to ensure that the inspection process is one of the easiest and most informative steps in the purchasing process for you.
What to Know About Radon Gas?
Radon is a Class A carcinogen. It is known to cause lung cancer in people.
Many houses in the Avondale area have a radon gas concentration at or above the actionable amount.
Radon gas seeps out of the soil, not the structure. No property, newly built or longstanding, is immune to radon contamination.
Every house interfaces with the topsoil beneath it in a different way. That is part of the reason why houses adjacent to each other have dramatically different radon levels.
Radon concentration will fluctuate every day and seasonally inside a safe range. A quick radon sample is a snapshot and a solid metric of whether or not the structure has a radon issue.
Radon gas has a dangerous duration of only days. Accordingly, radon levels will not be greater if the property is enclosed for months, days, or years.
No property is 100% sealed.
Radon may infiltrate through every ground-facing gap in the building such as sump drains, plumbing, and even minor flaws in the foundation’s concrete.
Your method to know certainly the accumulation of radon in the abode is to contract a radon test.
Inspecting a dwelling for radon gas is an important process when offered with a house transaction.
Our radon expert will place the radon monitors in the structure. Radon gas monitors will be dropped off on any level that touches the ground. On average, between 1 and 3 analyzers are located in the house for the radon gas test.
Our radon specialist will close every window, close the damper on the fireplace, and ensure the heater or AC is functioning in the standard manner. Your radon specialist will also mark any required window with tamper indication tape to make sure that closed-house requirements are met.
The radon gas probes are left in the house for two or three days to measure the saturation of radon gas in the property. A specialist will return to the house after the radon measurement is complete to remove the analyzers and create a report.
Give us a call today for a free consultation! Our radon testing experts will come out to hear about your property, take measurements, and get you started on making your Avondale property one you can take pride in!
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