Radon Testing for Aldie
Why Care About Radon?
Radon gas is a common carcinogen. Radon is well known to lead to lung cancer in children and adults.
Many houses in the Aldie area have a radon saturation above the dangerous amount.
Radon gas filters out of the silt, not the building. No home- new or old – is fully encapsulated against radon gas infiltration.
Each house interacts with the ground beneath it in a different manner. This is part of the reason why houses adjacent to each other often have majorly different radon gas saturation.
Radon gas saturation will change on different days and seasonally inside of a acceptable range. A quick radon test is a snapshot and a reliable bellwether of whether or not the land has a radon problem.
Radon has a half-life of only a few days. That means radon gas levels will not be any greater if the house is sealed for years, months, or days.
No house is absolutely draft-proof.
Vapors can infiltrate through every penetration in the structure such as sump drains, utility connections, and invisible imperfections in the concrete work.
The technique to know with certainty the levels of radon in the house is to order a radon test.
Testing a house for radon gas is a important procedure when completed a house sale.
Your radon gas professional will place the radon gas detectors in the home. Radon gas analyzers are located in crawl spaces, the level above crawl spaces, and any room touching earth. On average between 1 and 3 probes are left in the home for the radon gas testing.
Your radon gas expert will shut windows, seal the damper on the fireplace, and ensure the heater or AC is functioning in the prescribed manner. The radon specialist will additionally seal every required window with anti-tampering tape to confirm that closed house requirements are maintained.
The radon gas apparatus stay in the structure for several days to analyze the levels of radon gas in the property. A specialist will revisit the property after the radon test is done to remove the probes and create a report.
Call us today for a no-pressure estimate! Our Aldie radon testing staff will come out to hear about your property, measure your space, and get you started on making your Aldie home one you can enjoy without reservation!