Radon Testing Toronto

According to experts, the radioactive gas Radon can cause serious health issues in humans, some as serious as lung cancer. The more worrying thing is that Radon is a naturally occurring gas and its presence has been found in residential areas all over the North American continent.

To ensure your family’s safety and well being, it is important to conduct a test to determine the presence of Radon before you purchase a property. While the same is not required by law, it is surely recommended by health experts.

A Radon test is not included as a part of the standard home inspection package but can be purchased as an add on and trust us, the added peace of mind is well worth the extra investment.

Radon Testing
Radon Testing
Radon Testing
Radon Testing

Identify Faults Before The Health Bills Start Rolling In

The health repercussions of living in an environment with high concentrations of Radon are grave and in some cases, even fatal. For Radon testing in Toronto, the experts at Ontario Quality Home Inspections use state-of-the-art Radon monitors that can detect even trace amounts of Radon in the air.

The best part is, unlike mold testing, the results of a Radon test are available almost immediately and no lab time is required. After receiving the results, home owners can easily get rid of the hazardous gas with a simple Radon mitigation system. The entire process is usually very pocket-friendly and hassle free.

What is the importance of Radon Testing?

The presence of Radon is impossible to identify without radon testing. Before you invest your hard earned money in a home, make sure that it is tested for Radon. By determining if the property has any presence of Radon, you can safeguard your family’s health.

Being a highly radioactive gas, the presence of Radon in your home can turn out to be fatal. If you are unaware of the presence of Radon in your home and inhale it for a prolonged duration, it can lead to lung cancer over time. This is why you should opt for radon testing in Toronto by none other than the experts at Ontario Quality Home Inspections.

What is Radon Gas?

Radon is an odorless and colorless gas which is naturally-occuring. It is a radioactive gas that enters our homes through cracks or inconsistencies in the foundation and gets trapped. Although it occurs naturally outdoors in harmless amounts, it can get hazardous when trapped indoors.

Those who smoke are at an increased risk of lung cancer if their home has high levels of radon. Since radon comes naturally from earth, it is very difficult to understand whether it is present in your home or not. It can often get too late by the time you realise your home has radon presence.

FAQ’s:

It’s best to test for radon before you move into a new home. Most home inspection companies offer radon testing at an additional cost. If you are not changing homes but start experiencing symptoms like shortness of breath, tightness in the chest, painful cough, hoarseness, etc you must test for radon in your home.

It is not at all safe to live in a house with radon as breathing air containing radon increases your risk of getting lung cancer. Since radon is a health hazard, you need to get a radon reduction system in place to remove the radon from your home.

DON'T RUSH |GET INSPECTION REPORTS IN 72 HOURS

Many inspectors offer same day reporting service but we advise you against it since the report you will get would be half baked. If the home inspector rushes through the work, they might miss out on some major property faults.

At Home Inspec, we leave no stones unturned. We meticulously review each individual inspection finding to ensure that you’re given accurate and easy-to-understand information, and we explain any issues with the home’s condition in detail. We’ll even include color photographs as necessary to give you a more well-rounded breakdown of why a specific area of the home may need improvement.

In less than 72 hours after your home inspection, we’ll already have your inspection report delivered so that you can immediately start learning more about your prospective home.

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