Protect Your Family From Radon
Home radon inspection is especially important for households with children. Radon gas is a deadly radioactive gas that can seep into your home through the basement. Because it requires a special test to detect, ensure your safety and schedule a home radon test. Bottom To Top inspections can give you the help you need for any type of home inspection, including one for Radon gas.
Government data states that 1 out of every 15 US homes have radon levels that are dangerous. In the South Windsor CT area, Bottom to Top Home Inspections can test for deadly Radon gas in your home. Whether you have just moved into a new home or are selling your current house, it is important to know if your home is safe. Radon gas is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. Radon is a radioactive gas that is odorless, colorless, and invisible. Radon gas occurs naturally, and one out of every 15 homes has elevated levels.
Typically, radon moves up through the ground and into your home through cracks and holes in the foundation. Whether or not you ventilate your basement, radon levels may pose a health hazard. Radon could be in the soil around your home, and in water beneath your home. The effects are cumulative, and smokers are at greater risk for lung cancer already.
A simple, affordable test will provide you with the information you need to determine if your home is safe. A certified CT home inspector, owner Robert Repass has a 35 year service history in the East Hartford area. Contact Bottom to Top Home Inspections to learn more about radon testing. Call 860-416-8327 today.