radon inspection Denver

Radon Inspections Denver

Home, Commercial Building, Radon Gas Inspections

You can’t see radon, smell it or taste it but it may be a problem in your home or business. Because Radon is in the air it is estimated to cause many thousands of deaths each year.

Radon testing is the only way to know if you and your home or business is at risk from radon. EPA and the Surgeon General recommend testing all homes and business for radon. EPA also recommends radon testing in schools. Testing is inexpensive and easy — it should only take a few minutes of your time.

In Colorado half of all homes tested are above the acceptable level of 4.0 pCi/L. 95% of the counties in Colorado have radon levels above the EPA’s guideline
of 4.0 pCi/L.

Recently the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) published a radon
home inspection guide.
The publication is a tool to help home inspectors educate
customer about the facts associated to this very controversial subject. The checklist
allows a professional home inspector to include elements of a radon inspection in
order to decide if radon testing by a licensed specialist is recommended.

Reducing radon is recommended when an unacceptable level of radon is
discovered in a home or business. A specialist in radon mitigation is recommended
to rid your home of this troublesome element. A mitigation specialist performs
services that reduce the amount of radon in the air as much as is possible. In some
instances radon can be reduced to extremely low levels. Some new homes are
even being constructed to include radon barriers.