According to the National Radon Safety Board (NRSB), radon is a radioactive gas that has been found in homes all over the United States. It comes from the natural breakdown of uranium in soil, rock, and water and gets into the air you breathe.
Radon typically moves up through the ground to the air above and into your home through cracks and other holes in the foundation. Radon can also enter your home through well water. Your home can trap radon inside.
Radon is a cancer-causing natural radioactive gas that you can’t see, smell or taste. Its presence in your home can pose a danger to your family’s health. Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in America and it is estimated that 21,000 lung cancer deaths annually are related to radon. Test your home for Radon. Consider fixing your home if you have radon levels between 2 and 4 pCi/L
Joseph Cusumano, Owner of Bayside Home Inspections, LLC, is a Radon Measurement Specialist certified to provide radon measurement and testing through the National Radon Safety Board (NRSB).
NRSB certification is the formal recognition of professional excellence based on qualifications, high ethical standards, and continuing education in radon services.
The radon measurement and testing involves leaving a "Continuous Radon Monitor (CRM)" in place for a minimum of 48 hours to detect the levels of radon.
When the measurement and testing is completed, an in-depth report on the levels of radon will be provided to you. An email copy of this will be sent to you. Hard copies of this report are provided at no extra charge.
Radon Measurement with Home Inspection $200.
Radon Measurement standalone $250 (Prices may vary based on travel distance.)
To schedule a radon measurement please call (302) 500-0130.
For complete information about radon, visit the Environmental Protection Agency at www.epa.gov/radon.