WE Inspect, LLC can test for radon. We use a continuous radon monitor to measure radon gas levels over a 48 hour period. We will provide a detailed report of with your results.
Radon is a colorless, odorless, and tasteless radioactive gas that is naturally present in the soil and can seep into homes through cracks and gaps in the foundation.
Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer for individuals that do not smoke and is the second cause of lung cancer in general. Statics show smokers have a greater risk of lung cancer when there are high levels of radon in your home.
The concern with radon in drinking water does not come from drinking it, but is primarily associated with showering, laundry and other household uses that transfer radon to indoor air.
Radon entering the home through soil is generally recognized as the largest source of radon in homes. Health risks from drinking water containing radon are believed to be less significant than those from breathing air containing radon.