Indoor Air Quality & Water Quality Testing, Radon Testing in Sandy Hook, Newtown, Trumbull, Westport, CT
Understanding the home environment needs to be important to anyone buying a home. There are many things that can affect the health of your family. Pondview Inspections offers several different type of testing to help the homebuyer understand their future home.
Radon testing: Radon is a naturally occurring carcinogen. This radioactive gas is released from rock, soil and water formed from the breakdown of uranium. The exterior levels in air pose a low threat to human health. However, radon can enter homes from surrounding soil and become a health hazard inside buildings. You can’t see it or smell it, but an elevated radon level in your home may be affecting the health of your family.
Exposure to radon over prolonged periods may damage lung tissue. Radon gas is the leading cause of lung cancer in nonsmokers in the United States. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that radon causes more than 20,000 lung cancer deaths in the country each year. It is second only to smoke induced lung cancer.
Pondview Inspections can place radon testing equipment in the basement or on the first floor, and after 2 to 7 days have the results. Pondview Inspections is certified to use specialized equipment that is calibrated annually and provides very accurate results. Pondview uses CRM( Continuous Radon Monitors) or scintillation vials that can quickly and accurately detect how much radon is present. Call Pondview Inspections for Radon Testing in Sandy Hook, Newtown, Trumbull, Westport, CT!
Water testing: Pondview can take samples during the home inspection that will be evaluated by a state licensed laboratory. If your home in Sandy Hook, Newtown, Trumbull, Westport, CT has a private well you owe it to your family to ensure that your water is safe for consumption. There are several tests that can be perform from basic potability to Arsenic and uranium. Make sure that the water from your well will not make you and your family sick. Ask for water testing in Sandy Hook, Newtown and Trumbull, CT from Pondview Inspections!
Indoor Air Quality: The air in our home is vital to life. Unfortunately, the homes that we build have many materials that can be toxic or hazardous to our families. Building materials can off gas volatile organic compounds. Elevated levels of these compounds can make you sick. Pondview can provide a 2 hour test that can help to determine if levels of gasoline, alcohol, Naphthalene, p-Dichlorobenzene, light hydrocarbons and formaldehyde are elevated in your Sandy Hook, Newtown, Trumbull, Westport, CT area home.
Ask Pondview Inspections how you can have your homes environment tested.