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4 12, 2019

Can vacant houses be tested for radon?

By |2021-10-05T11:36:11-04:00December 4th, 2019||

Yes. Radon levels in a home, under typical operating conditions, will commonly reach a steady state with mild fluctuations about 12 hours after the house is closed up. Vacant houses will experience factors that may drive radon levels to lower or higher than normal averages, but the effect cannot be predicted. If the house is

4 12, 2019

Is Radon Delete a Certified Radon Mitigation Contractor?

By |2021-10-05T11:36:17-04:00December 4th, 2019|, , |

Yes, Radon Delete is a Certified Radon Mitigation Contractor. Radon Delete is certified by the National Radon Proficiency Program (NRPP). Radon Delete's Radon specialists use only Continuous Air Monitors to accurately test Radon Levels in your home. We stand behind our work and include a 5 Year Warranty on all Radon Mitigation Systems. We guarantee indoor

4 12, 2019

Can Radon Cause Lung Cancer?

By |2021-10-05T11:36:18-04:00December 4th, 2019|, , |

Yes. The EPA estimates that over 20,000 preventable deaths in the U.S. can be attributed to exposure to radon decay products. That is twice the amount of drunk driving fatalities each year. Alpha particles released by radon decay products are the main driver in damage to healthy lung tissue. Smoking combined with radon exposure is

14 11, 2019

The seller of the house I want to buy disclosed a radon level of 2. Should this be a deterrent to buying?

By |2021-10-05T11:36:20-04:00November 14th, 2019||

This level should not be a deterrent to buying a home. In fact, any level should not be a deterrent to buying a home because radon can almost always be reduced in a home, and to levels below the EPA guideline of 4. Many times post mitigation tests are in the range of 1-3. The

14 11, 2019

What information is available regarding radon and real estate transactions?

By |2021-10-05T11:36:20-04:00November 14th, 2019||

The EPA publication Home Buyer’s and Seller’s Guide to Radon details several aspects related to radon testing during real estate transactions. You can find information on radon, the protocols for radon testing during real estate transactions, and guidance as to how to interpret your radon test results.

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