You can’t see it. You can’t smell it. Radon can cause health problems, especially with prolonged exposure to high levels. Radon is a radioactive, odorless gas that can, at high levels, lead to cancer for those who are subjected to it. Radon occurs naturally. It's derived from the breakdown of uranium in the ground, and it seeps up into a home in many different ways.
If it becomes a part of the air that you breathe, it can cause lung cancer and other health problems. The EPA estimates that 21,000 deaths each year occur from lung cancer caused by radon exposure. That’s a scary number.
But you can fight it. You can take the steps to make sure your home (or prospective home) isn’t subject to high radon levels. At Leading Edge Home Inspections, we offer radon testing services to our customers. In the event that the testings revels elevated radon levels, we can make recommendations to help reduce those levels and make your home a safer place to live.
Our inspector is licensed to conduct radon measurement tests. You can choose us for a stand-alone radon inspection to test your current home, or as part of your home’s complete inspection. When you work with our inspector, you’ll have someone to: