Radon Testing for Hampstead
What’s Radon Gas?
Radon is a common cancer-causing chemical. Radon gas is proven to lead to lung cancer in humans.
38%+ of homes in the Hampstead area have a radon gas concentration higher than the dangerous limit.
Radon gas seeps out of the soil, not the structure. No property- new or old – is fully encapsulated against radon gas infiltration.
Each home meshes with the dirt beneath it in a different way. That is part of the reason why properties next door to each other can have radically different radon saturation.
Radon gas saturation will change daily and monthly inside a reasonable range. A short-term radon test measures a small time period and is a solid indicator of whether the structure has a radon gas problem.
Radon has a dangerous duration of only a few days. This means that radon accumulation won’t be higher if the property is sealed for years or months.
It may surprise you to know that homes are not completely sealed.
Vapors will seep in through every penetration in the property such as sump pits, pipes, and slight flaws in the concrete work.
Your way to know with confidence the levels of radon gas in the home is to order a radon test.
Inspecting a dwelling for radon is a special process when delivered concurrently with a house purchase.
The radon gas technician will situate the radon gas analyzers in the dwelling. Radon analyzers are situated in crawl spaces, the level above crawl spaces, and any room touching earth. Normally a few devices are placed in the structure for the radon gas measurement.
Our radon gas specialist will close every window, close the vent on the fireplace, and confirm the heater or AC is operating in the prescribed manner. The radon specialist will additionally seal every necessary window with anti-tampering tape to confirm that ventilation requirements are met.
The radon probes stay in the building for several days analyzing the prevalence of radon gas in the property. A professional will revisit the structure after the radon measurement is completed to return the probes and write a report.
Give us a call today at 410-925-2088 for a free estimate! Our radon testing consultants will meet with you to help you with your property, measure the area, and get you started on making your Hampstead property one you can enjoy completely!
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