Radon Testing

Clatterbuck Home Inspections Radon Certification # 11ST001

Clatterbuck Home Inspections performs electronic radon testing.*

Receive immediate results after the 48 hour testing period - Don't wait days for the other guys to send a cannister sample to the lab.

*Not included in base inspection price, call for quote.

The Risk of Living With Radon

 
In June 2003, the EPA revised its risk assessment for radon exposure in homes. EPA estimates that about 21,000 annual lung cancer deaths are radon related.

Radon gas decays into radioactive particles that can get trapped in your lungs when you breathe. As they break down further, these particles release small bursts of energy (radioactivity). This can damage lung tissue and lead to lung cancer over the course of your lifetime. Not everyone exposed to elevated levels of radon will develop lung cancer. And the amount of time between exposure and the onset of the disease may be many years.

Like other environmental pollutants, there is some uncertainty about the magnitude of radon health risks. However, we know more about radon risks than risks from most other cancer-causing substances. This is because estimates of radon risks are based on studies of cancer in humans (underground miners).

Scientists are more certain about radon risks than from most other cancer-causing substances.

Children have been reported to have greater risk than adults of certain types of cancer from radiation, but there are currently no conclusive data on whether children are at greater risk than adults from radon.

Have your home tested for radon by Clatterbuck Home Inspections, LLC. (certified by NRSB - National Radon Safety Board). Radon testing is important when purchasing a new home as well as a home already being lived in. 

Testing is quick and easy.

Information provided by http://www.epa.gov/radon/pubs/citguide.html