What is Radon?


certified home inspections mahwah njBefore any discussion relative to Radon, you should know what it is. Radon is a colorless, odorless radioactive gas that seeps into a home in various ways. Usually it enters through a crack in the foundation of a house, but it can also enter through ground soil or ground water. Radon is a cause of lung cancer and other diseases, so it is definitely a health hazard. The only way to determine if there is Radon present in your home is to test for it. In answer to the question “is Radon testing necessary?” the answer is a resounding YES!. Radon testing can only be done by a certified and licensed professional. Your Home Inspector LLC is the most qualified home inspection service in Bergen County NJ and performs Radon testing regularly.


Radon Can Be Present In New and Old Homes



Many times when a family purchases a newly built house they think Radon isn’t present. Radon is present worldwide and probably in most areas of the U.S. Radon can enter a new home as well as an older one. When a home inspection is done before moving into a house, be sure it is inspected for Radon. Your family’s health is at stake.


Radon Testing Should Only Be Done By A Professional



For an accurate determination of the presence of Radon in your home testing should be done by a licensed professional. When a home inspection done by Your Home Inspector shows that Radon is present, we will explain what this means for you. We will recommend mitigation by a reputable firm. Your Home Inspector LLC only inspects and reports the presence of Radon, we do not remediate. Our comprehensive home inspections include testing for Radon. Radon can be removed and your home can be a healthy environment for you and your family. For a Radon test, or for a full home inspection including a test for Radon, give us a call today. We can be reached at (201) 320-9092.


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