Real Estate and Radon:
Were you told about Radon?
Many people are not being told about RADON when buying a home. Radon is everywhere in the Rapid City area and all over the Black Hills. Homebuyers need to be aware of this cancer-causing gas that is naturally released from the earth into homes all across the USA and in all 50 states and around the world. Have your home tested, your life could depend on it! This page is to inform you about radon. All homes in the Black Hills area should be tested for safe levels of radon.
Many are putting people’s health in jeopardy by not informing the home buyer’s about Radon in the Black Hills. Most in the Real Estate business in the Black Hills know this danger exists and not informing buyers about RADON. You need to consider having your home tested and is highly recommended!
Have a Qualified Radon Testing Inspector inspect your home for RADON. Radon can be removed from a home or brought down to acceptable EPA levels.
Many inspectors in the Black Hills do not offer the testing with State of the Art Testing Equipment that we provide to our clients. Black Hills residents need to know about radon and should be informed about RADON and the effects it can have on you and your family’s health. Black Hills Professional Home Inspections offers Radon Testing to everyone. Give us a call today to set an appointment 209-6766
Keep in mind, not everyone will get cancer from radon exposure in a home but the chances are high. Kids and smokers are most vulnerable to radon. Small children’s lungs are in the development stage and their lungs can be compromised to the exposure of radon in a home. Radon will stick to smoke particles when inhaled into the lungs and the cancer process can begin. Over time if not caught in time, can and does cause death. EPA Information Don’t chance your family’s health and your own over the cost of testing. Inspect with quality and integrity. Testing for radon starts at $150.00 + State sales tax & depending on location and the size of the home.
Have your homes Certified by us “Certified Radon Free Home” Radon can be prevented with a cheap fix while building a home for about $200.00 to 300.00 This low cost added to the project can save the delay of radon mitigation and testing for a faster sale of the home In Radon affected areas.
CONTRACTORS / REALTORS / INVESTORS:
We can provide information on simple ways to keep radon out of a home.
If your level was found using a short term (2-4 day) test and the level is between 4-8 pCi/L, the EPA recommendation is to conduct further testing using a Long Term Test Kit (3-12 months). We can also provide these testers for you or they can be purchased at Menards or online. These kits come with directions and instructions on how to set up the testing equipment.
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