Radon Testing in Rochester Hills MI
What to Know About Radon Gas?
Radon is a common-place carcinogen. Radon gas is known to cause lung cancer in humans.
Many homes in the Rochester Hills MI area have a radon gas saturation higher than the actionable level.
Radon naturally occurs in the soil, not the structure. No property, newly built or longstanding, is fully shielded from radon gas.
Each property interacts with the topsoil beneath it uniquely. That is part of the reason why homes next to others may have majorly different radon gas concentrations.
Radon gas concentration will change on different days and monthly inside of a normal range. A one-time radon measurement is a snapshot and a good indicator of whether or not the property has a radon accumulation.
Radon gas has a dangerous duration of only days. Accordingly, radon gas saturation won’t be greater if the property is sealed for years, months, or days.
No house is totally draft-proof.
Gas may seep in through any penetration in the home such as sump drains, pipes, and invisible gaps in the concrete work.
Your way to know with certainty the saturation of radon in the property is to order a radon test.
Inspecting a property for radon gas is a unique service when completed alongside a house transaction.
A radon gas professional will install the radon gas detectors on the property. Radon gas monitors are installed in crawl spaces and on the first floor. Normally multiple monitors are installed in the structure for the radon gas testing.
Our radon gas professional will close every window and door, close the flue on the fireplace, and ensure the heating and cooling system is functioning in a standard manner. Your radon gas professional will additionally mark all required windows with anti-tampering tape to make sure that closed home requirements are upheld.
The radon monitors are stored in the home for a few days recording the prevalence of radon gas in the property. A technician will revisit the building after the radon test is complete to return the analyzers and write a report.
Contact us today for a no-cost consultation! Our radon testing consultants will come to visit to help you with your property, measure the area, and get you started on making your Rochester Hills MI home one you can enjoy without reservation!
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