Scott Wilson, ACI
Bobbi Wilson, ACI
Certified for Radon Testing
We inspect seven days a week!
We now have continuous RADON monitors….for fast results!
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RADON TESTING IS NOT JUST FOR BASEMENT HOMES...
We did a radon test in a house on a SLAB foundation in a neighborhood that we had inspected and radon tested several homes this past year... all basement homes with no high levels of radon. The SLAB foundation home radon test came back extremely high. We were very concerned since the couple moving in has a five year old child so we tested again with the same results!
DO YOU UNDERSTAND RADON GAS AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT??
Radon is a radioactive gas that occurs naturally as a by-
. What Does Radon Do?
Outside, the gas passes off into the air relatively harmlessly. Indoors, however, it clings to dust and smoke, which can be inhaled. Inhaled in large quantities over a long period of time, it is believed to damage lung tissue and cause cancer.
. How Does Radon Get Into Homes?
Radon seeps into homes through cracks and holes in foundation walls and floors, through ventilators, sump pumps and other ground connectors.
. What Can Be Done If Radon Is Found In A Home?
Steps include repairs as simple as sealing foundation cracks or methods as complex as installing ventilation systems that divert the gas, keeping most of it out of the house. Probably the best way is to hire a contractor trained in radon treatment. Some situations may require the installation of a special vapor barrier under the basement floor.
. Where Can Someone Find Out More About Radon?
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recently completed two (2) FREE information
booklets on radon gas: “A Citizen’s Guide to Radon” is a basic 14-
Keep Maintained: Inspectors tip of the month…
Well, of course our tip of the month is to make sure houses are tested for radon! In just a few months our homes will be closed up for the winter season, as studies show, radon levels are higher in the winter months in the over night hours.
Radon outside average is 000.4 pCi/L
National indoor average is 001.3 pCi/L
Wilson Home Inspectors have two continuous radon monitors with same day results. Radon testing with home inspection $150.00… without home inspection $175.00