Radon Testing for Westland MI
What to Know About Radon Gas?
Radon is a dangerous carcinogen. Radon gas is known to cause lung cancer in humans.
38%+ of properties in the Westland MI area have a radon gas level above the carcinogenic level.
Radon gas filters out of the soil, not the structure. No house- new or old – is fully shielded from radon contamination.
Each property meshes with the topsoil underneath it in a different way. That is why properties next door to others have significantly different radon gas concentrations.
Radon saturation will change every day and monthly inside a safe range. A one-time radon measurement measures a single day or week and is a reliable indicator of whether or not the house has radon saturation.
Radon has a dangerous duration of 3.8 days. Accordingly, radon levels won’t be higher if the structure is enclosed for days, months, or years.
No dwelling is totally draft-proof.
Radon may seep in through each penetration in the structure such as drains, plumbing, and even small imperfections in the foundation’s concrete.
The way to know with certainty the levels of radon in the structure is to have a radon test.
Measuring a property for radon is an important service when delivering a house purchase.
A radon gas technician will situate the radon gas probes on the property. Radon gas monitors are installed in crawl spaces and on the first floor. For most properties, multiple monitors are located in the home for radon measurement.
Our radon gas specialist will close all windows, seal the damper on the chimney, and ensure the heating and cooling system is functioning in the prescribed manner. Your radon professional will also treat all necessary windows with tamper indication tape to make sure that closed-home requirements are upheld.
The radon monitors remain in the building for a few days recording the saturation of radon gas in the property. A technician will revisit the property after the radon test is finished to remove the analyzers and create a report.
Please call today for a zero-cost price estimate! Our radon testing staff will meet with you to ask about your property, take measurements, and get you going on making your Westland MI property one you can take pride in!
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