Athens, GA Radon Inspections
Classic City Home Inspections understands that radon gas is not safe, at any level, in your home. Radon is a carcinogen, and it can cause serious health issues. Most importantly, it has been directly linked to causing lung cancer. One scary statistic shows that the average person receives a higher dose of radiation from the radon levels in their homes than from their combined exposure to all other radiation sources, both natural and man-made. So, don’t let you and your family become harmed by damaging radon levels in your home! Contact Classic Home Inspections today to schedule a radon inspection in Athens, GA, as well as the surrounding areas.
What is Radon?
Radon gas is a naturally-occurring byproduct of the radioactive decay of Uranium in the soil. Levels of radon in the air vary between geographic regions but could be as high as .75 pCi/L. Most importantly, radon is one of the leading causes of lung cancer among individuals who do not smoke. Therefore, any level of radon in homes and the air can be extremely harmful.
Radon affects 1 in 15 homes in the United States, and it can enter your home in many different ways. Here are some most common ways that radon might be entering your home:
- Flooring Gaps
- Warm Air Rising
- Cracks in Concrete Slabs
- Well Water
- Fireplaces and Furnaces
- Open Spaces inside Walls
Radon is difficult to detect inside your home because it is an odorless, colorless gas. So, to determine the radon levels inside your home, call the experts in home inspections at Classic City Home Inspection! We have worked with Athens, GA residents for many years. And, we help residents feel safe in their homes with a thorough home inspection. Contact us today to learn more about our Athens, GA Radon Inspections for your home!