Radon Testing for Escanaba
What to Know About Radon?
Radon is a common cancer-causing chemical. Radon is scientifically proven to lead to lung cancer in people.
Many homes in the Escanaba area have a radon saturation at or above the actionable level.
Radon gas comes from the topsoil, not the house. No property- new or old – is fully shielded from radon.
Each and every house interfaces with the ground underneath it uniquely. This is part of the reason why homes next door to each other may have majorly different radon levels.
Radon gas levels will change every day and with the seasons inside a normal range. A short-term radon gas test measures a small time period and is a good metric of whether or not the home has a radon gas problem.
Radon gas has a lifespan of 3.8 days. As such, radon gas concentration will not be any greater if the home is enclosed for days, months, or years.
No dwelling is absolutely airtight.
Radon will suffuse through each grounded vent in the house such as sump pumps, pipeworks, and even minor cracks in the foundation’s concrete.
The technique to know with certainty the accumulation of radon in the home is to contract a radon test.
Sampling a home for radon gas is a special process when completed with a property purchase.
Your radon gas expert will install the radon gas detectors in the dwelling. Radon probes will be situated in crawl spaces and on the first floor. On average between 1 and 3 analyzers are located in the home for the radon measurement.
The radon gas professional will seal every window and door, seal the flue on the fireplace, and confirm the air conditioning is functioning in the required manner. Your radon gas professional will also mark any indicated window with anti-tampering tape to ensure that closed house requirements are maintained.
The radon gas probes remain in the home for two or three days to record the saturation of radon gas in the property. A technician will revisit the structure after the radon test is done to remove the devices and generate a report.
Please call today for a no-cost consultation! Our radon testing staff will come out to learn more about your property, measure the area, and get you on target for making your Escanaba property one you can take pride in!
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