Buying a Home: Radon Testing

Are you in the market for a new home? At AmeriSpec Home Inspections of Bloomington, MN, we know there are a lot of things to keep in mind when searching for a new house. One factor should be the amount of radon present in the home. Every home has radon gas, but it’s important to learn the average concentration of the home. This level can be attained from having our team of Twin Cities radon testing experts perform a radon test with our electronic, continuous monitored radon testing units.

If the Home Has Been Tested for Radon

If the most recent homeowners have had the house tested for radon, then you should ask to see the results. Examine the findings and review where in the house the test took place. Figure out who performed the test; was it the homeowner or a professional Twin Cities radon testing service? Did it cover a substantial area? Finally, find out how long ago the testing was performed. If there have been any major modifications to the home since the initial testing, it may be time to have another one performed for your safety. The best time to conduct a test is during the buying process, so you know for sure the results are current and accurate.

If the Home Has Not Been Tested for Radon

If the homeowners have not taken the necessary precautions to test for radon, then it’s your responsibility to do so. Radon is colorless and odorless, so without proper testing, you will not have any idea it is even in the home. The health risks of radon far outweigh the cost of an inspection. Our team is certified to perform radon inspections. There is no reason to not taking advantage of this service.

Have the home you’re looking at inspected today by our team of Twin Cities radon testing experts by calling 952-854-5110 or Contacting Us Online.

The knowledge, skill and experience required to follow these “tips” varies; if you are in doubt as to your ability to properly and safely implement these suggestions, call a qualified professional first. Every home appliance and system is different as are the problems that can affect them. Accordingly, the above-referenced tips are meant only as suggestions to be considered for the listed problems. AmeriSpec cannot be responsible for any damages arising from any actions taken pursuant to tips provided herein. This list is not exhaustive and other remedies may be needed in addition to those listed above.