Have your home tested for radon by All Seasons Home Inspection

What's so Bad about Radon?

Radon gas is the second leading cause of lung cancer, behind smoking. Radon is invisible, odorless, and tasteless — making it impossible to detect without specialized equipment. Approximately 18,000 lung cancer deaths related to radon occur in the United States every year, and it's estimated that 1 in 15 homes has radon levels above the thresholds recommended by the EPA.

What Exactly Is Radon?

Radon is a chemical element (Rn) and a member of the noble gases. It is radioactive, and so can cause damage to the DNA of a living cell. Radon is naturally produced from the radioactive breakdown of uranium, thorium, and radium.

While radon is present around the world, it can be especially troublesome in certain regions where there are high concentrations of uranium in the ground, such as specific areas in New England and northern regions of the United States.

What Can You Do about Radon?

I use a Continuous Radon Monitor (CRM) to perform my radon tests.

The first step to protect yourself and your family is to check the concentration of radon in the home. I provide radon tests using specialized equipment to give you an accurate measurement of radon concentration levels. If the radon measurement is greater than 4 picocuries per liter, then it is recommended that you install a radon mitigation system. The most common radon mitigation systems use a fan to pull in radon from beneath the house, and vent it outdoors where it is quickly diluted to safe levels.

I provide continuous radon monitoring (CRM) tests using specialized equipment to give you an accurate measurement of radon concentration levels in your home. The CRM montitors radon levels hourly over a period of at least 48 hours. This device has sensors to protect against tampering, and the results are instantaneous — no need to wait for lab results.

More Information

For additional information, check out the links below to the official EPA website.

Radon Testing
in Salt Lake City and Surrounding Areas

All Seasons Home Inspection provides radon testing in Salt Lake City and surrounding areas. Not sure if that's you? Give me a call at (801) 906-3636 or send me an email.

The only way to know whether or not radon poses a danger to you and your family is to have a radon test performed by a certified inspector. Schedule your test now or give me a call at (801) 906-3636.