Radon Testing Keeps Your Home Safe
Radon is a radioactive gas that occurs naturally in soil. As radon rises from the ground, it can enter a home and build to dangerous levels. If you have a well, radon can also make its way into a home’s drinking water and plumbing. Exposure to radon can cause serious health problems. In fact, radon gas is second only to smoking as the leading cause of lung cancer .
Home Radon Testing FAQs
Radon is invisible and odorless. So, how do you know if it’s present in your home? A radon test is the only way to determine the presence of radon.
As part of our comprehensive home inspection services, MKC Associates offers professional radon testing services for all property types using professional and precise equipment. We are certified by the National Radon Proficiency Program (NRPP) and our experienced radon technicians and home inspectors follow all current protocols, EPA and ASTM standards for radon testing.
We believe that you should feel safe and protected in your home.
The results of your radon test are hugely important to your home and your health, so we make sure that results are available as soon as possible following our testing. Our reports are easy to understand, and we’ll go over our findings with you ensure understand exactly which mitigation steps should be taken, if any.
How do I Know if My Home Should be Tested for Radon?
There’s nothing more frustrating than when experts use jargon and complicated references that simply fly over the head of most homeowners. MKC Associates is committed to ensuring that you truly understand the condition of your home in plain, simple terms. We also include detailed explanations for contractors or tradesmen that will rely on the report to identify specific repairs.
- During the purchase of a new home.
- Prior to listing your home for sale.
- To test the effectiveness of a radon mitigation system after it has been installed.
- To ensure safety of a multi-family home.
- For peace of mind that you and your family are safe if your home has never been tested.
You can reference this full guide for additional information from the CDC on radon and when to test your home.
What Should I do if My Home Has Dangerous Radon Levels?
If your home has elevated radon levels, don’t panic. There are effective residential solutions that can help you mitigate unsafe radon levels. These systems can help reduce the level of radon in your air and water. We recommend consulting the EPA’s Consumer’s Guide to Radon Reduction for expert information and practical next steps that you can start taking today.
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