Radon Testing for Farmington

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Farmington Radon Testing

Why Care About Radon?

Radon gas is a Class A cancer-causing agent. Radon gas is known to instigate lung cancer in children and adults.

Many houses in the Farmington area have a radon gas saturation higher than the actionable limit.

Radon gas seeps out of the soil, not the building. No house- new or old – is immune to radon intrusion.

Each and every house interacts with the soil underneath it in a different way. This is why properties adjoining each other may have significantly different radon gas saturation.

Radon gas saturation will rise or fall daily and with the seasons inside a normal range. A one-time radon sample measures a small time period and is a dependable indicator of whether or not the land has radon contamination.

Radon has a dangerous duration of only a few days. radon accumulation won’t be worse if the home is closed for years, months, or days.

How Does Radon Gas Infiltrate your structure?

Houses are not built to be absolutely sealed.

Vapors will enter through each ground-facing gap in the structure such as sump pits, pipes, and even small cracks in the concrete foundation.

Your way to know with certainty the accumulation of radon in the structure is to order a radon test.

Radon Gas Testing Procedures

Sampling a property for radon is a special process when offered concurrently with a property transaction.

Our radon gas expert will place the radon gas probes in the home. Radon probes will be situated in crawl spaces and on the first floor. On average multiple probes are installed in the house for the radon measurement.

The radon technician will seal all windows, seal the vent on the fireplace, and make certain the HVAC system is operating in the standard manner. The radon gas professional will additionally mark any required window with tamper indication tape to make sure that draft conditions are met.

The radon gas devices stay in the house for 2-3 days to analyze the prevalence of radon gas in the home. A professional will come back to the building once the radon test is done to remove the monitors and generate a report.

Call us today for a no-pressure pricing estimate! Our radon testing staff will meet with you to ask about your property, measure the area, and get you on target on making your Farmington home one you can take pride in!

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