Radon Testing for LIvonia MI
What’s Radon Gas?
Radon gas is a Class A carcinogen. Radon is proven to cause lung cancer in children and adults.
38%+ of properties in the Livonia MI area have a radon gas saturation higher than the DNS action limit.
Radon filters out of the topsoil, not the home. No structure, newly built or longstanding, is fully shielded from radon gas.
Every house interacts with the topsoil beneath it differently. This is part of the reason why houses adjacent to others have significantly different radon saturation.
Radon gas concentration will shift every day and with the seasons inside of a reasonable range. A quick radon gas sample is a snapshot and a reliable bellwether of if the land has a radon issue.
Radon gas has a dangerous duration of about half a week. That means radon gas accumulation won’t be any higher if the property is closed for years, months, or days.
No property is completely gas-proof.
Radon may suffuse through any grounded vent in the property such as sump pits, utility connections, and even small imperfections in the foundation.
The technique to know certainly the concentration of radon in the house is to run a radon test.
Measuring a house for radon is an important procedure when delivered as a part of a house purchase.
Our radon expert will position the radon gas detectors in the home. Radon detectors are installed in crawl spaces, the level above crawl spaces, and any room touching the earth. Typically up to three analyzers are placed in the structure for the radon gas test.
The radon gas technician will shut every window, shut the flue on the chimney, and make sure the heating and cooling system is functioning in the standard manner. The radon professional will additionally seal every necessary window with anti-tampering tape to make sure that draft conditions are upheld.
The radon gas monitors are stored on the property for a few days to record the levels of radon gas in the building. A technician will return to the structure after the radon measurement is done to recover the devices and generate a report.
Give us a call today at 800-531-0233 for a free consultation! Our radon testing consultants will come to visit to learn more about your property, measure the area, and get you on target on making your Livonia MI property one you can take pride in!
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