Radon Testing in Essex
Why Care About Radon Gas?
Radon gas is a naturally occurring cancer-causing agent. Radon is scientifically proven to lead to lung cancer in humans.
Many houses in the Essex area have a radon gas level higher than the actionable limit.
Radon filters out of the silt, not the home. No house, new or old, is fully shielded from radon gas contamination.
Each and every house interacts with the soil beneath it uniquely. This is why properties next to others often have dramatically different radon gas saturation.
Radon gas saturation will change daily and seasonally inside a reasonable range. A quick radon test measures a single day or week and is a reliable bellwether of whether or not the home has a radon gas accumulation.
Radon gas has a half-life of only a few days. radon gas levels will not be any greater if the structure is enclosed for days, months, or years.
Houses are not built to be totally draft-proof.
Radon gas will enter through each grounded vent in the property such as drainage, plumbing, and minor imperfections in the concrete slab or foundation.
Your way to know with certainty the accumulation of radon gas in the dwelling is to have a radon test.
Measuring a house for radon is a unique procedure when delivered as a part of a house transaction.
A radon gas specialist will position the radon detectors in the dwelling. Radon gas probes will be situated in crawl spaces and on the first floor. On average multiple monitors are left in the house for the radon gas analysis.
Our radon gas specialist will close every window, seal the vent on the fireplace, and confirm the HVAC system is running in the standard manner.
Our radon expert will additionally mark all necessary windows with anti-tampering tape to ensure that draft requirements are maintained.
The radon apparatus stay on the property for several days analyzing the prevalence of radon gas in the home. An expert will return to the building once the radon testing is done to recover the monitors and write a report.
Give us a call today for a zero-cost consultation! Our radon testing consultants will come out to ask about your property, measure the area, and get you on target on making your Essex home one you can be proud of!
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