Radon Testing

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 21,000 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.