- Remediation is inexpensive.
- Remediation is recommended when levels are at least 4.0 pCi/l.
- Newer homes have Passive System already installed.
- Homes with a passive system already in place should cost around $600-800 to fix.
Homes without a passive system cost about $1,200-1,400 (closer to $900 if there is a sump pump).
- You can find recommended contractors at the bottom of this page under the resources section.
- You should never back out of a contract based solely on a high radon reading. All houses can be lowered to an acceptable level.
- Another test should be done to make sure the fan is effectively lowering the radon level. Sometimes, adjustments need to be made to the fan. Most remediation companies do not perform testing before or after since it would be a conflict of interest.
- Wait at least 24 hours after system is turned on, but no more than 30 days.
- We offer a discount for “Post Tests” (only if we also did the original CRM test).
- Montgomery County is the first locality in the US to establish a radon testing requirement
The EPA Recommends Testing Your Home For Radon Every Two Years!
What is Radon?
Radon is a naturally occurring, radioactive gas that can be harmful if exposed for prolonged periods of time. It is odorless, tasteless, and naked to the human eye, which means it can be difficult to detect, especially if you’re buying a new property.
We use state of the art technology for radon testing. Our Continuous Radon Monitors (CRM) allows you to see hour by hour radon readings. Our computerized monitors allow for instantaneous results after the full 48 hour test completes.
How We Test For Radon
How We Test For Radon
- We have a team of certified and dedicated technicians conducting Radon tests!
- With our primary method of testing (CRM), test results are available the same day as the completed test.
- Closed home conditions are required for accurate data collection.
- Tests are placed usually in the basement , or at the lowest living space of the building. Away from vents and windows.
- Our specialists are always available to answer any questions you have. Contact Us!
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After the inspection, you will receive a detailed report on your property from the inspector.
Common Questions About Radon
Are Radon Tests Required?
In some areas, Radon tests are required. Since one out of three homes test high for radon in our area, Radon testing is always recommended.
Is Radon Testing Expensive?
Radon tests are an affordable way to test your home for radioactive hazards.
Where Does Radon Come From?
Radon is released naturally from the decomposition of uranium in soil. rocks, and water. Afterward, Radon finds it’s way into your home and can have harmful effects if not remediated.
What Level of Radon Is Safe?
The EPA recommends remediation if your home exceeds a 4 pCi/L. Radon Risks are based on your long term exposure. Since Mitigation is reasonable in price, the EPA recommends considering a fix between 2-4pCi/L.
Why is Radon Dangerous?
Exposure to Radon increases the risk of lung cancer, especially in those who smoke.
Radon kills more people than drunk drivers per year.
How Do I Lower My Radon Level?
Radon remediation devices work to help reduce levels to a safe amount. Before seeking one of these devices, it is recommended that you test you home to see if one of those is necessary.
Can Radon Get in Drinking Water?
If you have Radon levels, it can find its way into your home’s water supply if your water comes from a well. There are treatment options available that we can recommend.