Radon is a radioactive gas that is formed from the natural breakdown of uranium in soil, rock, and water. It is colorless, odorless, and tasteless. Radon can enter homes through cracks in the foundation, flooring, and walls, and through well water. Once inside, it can accumulate to high levels.
Radon testing is important to do because it can help you determine if there is a radon problem in your home. If there is a radon problem, you can take steps to fix it. Radon can cause health problems. It is a known cancer-causing agent and can cause other health problems, such as respiratory illnesses. Contact our team at Reliable Home Inspections to test for Radon.
Radon is often found in soil and rock formations but it can also be released into the atmosphere and enter homes through cracks in the foundation. Reliable Home Inspections can test for radon levels in your home and help you determine if you need to take action to protect your family from this potentially harmful gas. Call us today to schedule a home inspection.
Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among nonsmokers in the United States, and is responsible for about 21,000 lung cancer deaths every year. Smokers who are exposed to high levels of radon have an even greater risk of developing lung cancer.
If you are buying or selling a home, Reliable Home Inspections can test for radon and help you understand your results. Reliable Home Inspections is committed to providing accurate and reliable information about radon so you can make informed decisions about your home.