Radon Testing in Bay City
What to Know About Radon Gas?
Radon gas is a Class A cause of cancer. Radon gas is scientifically proven to cause lung cancer in children and adults.
Many houses in the Bay City area have a radon gas concentration above the dangerous limit.
Radon seeps out of the silt, not the building. No house, new or old, is immune to radon contamination.
Each and every house meshes with the ground underneath it differently. This is part of the reason why properties adjacent to others have dramatically different radon saturation.
Radon gas accumulation will rise or fall every day and seasonally inside of an acceptable range. A short-term radon gas measurement measures a single day or week and is a reliable metric of if the house has radon gas contamination.
Radon has a lifespan of 3.8 days. radon levels won’t be greater if the home is enclosed for days, months, or years.
It may surprise you to know that homes are not entirely hermetically sealed.
Vapors can seep in through any grounded vent in the house such as drainage, pipeworks, and slight cracks in the concrete foundation.
The way to know certainly the concentration of radon gas in the dwelling is to have a radon test.
Measuring a property for radon gas is a unique procedure when done with a house transaction.
Your radon gas specialist will situate the radon gas detectors in the structure. Radon gas detectors are situated in crawl spaces and on the first floor. On average a few monitors are placed in the home for the radon gas testing.
The radon gas professional will shut windows, seal the damper on the chimney, and ensure the heating and cooling system is running in the prescribed manner. Our radon technician will additionally mark any indicated window with anti-tampering tape to make sure that draft standards are maintained.
The radon gas apparatus are stored in the structure for two or three days to analyze the saturation of radon gas in the structure. A specialist will return to the structure once the radon testing is finished to remove the devices and generate a report.
Call us today for a no-pressure pricing estimate! Our Bay City radon testing experts will come to visit to learn more about your property, measure the area, and get you on target for making your Bay City house one you can enjoy completely!
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