What is Radon
How does it get in my House
Why is it bad
How to interpret test results
Realtor Specific Info
Things to look for in radon testing.
Things to look for in mitigation systems.
Myths And Facts
Things to look for in radon testing:
Who performed the test?
Are they certified? (check the MN Dept. of Health)
Are they trained to interpret the results?
What type of test did they do?
Continuous radon monitor
Charcoal Packets (not approved of method for real estate transactions)
What area was tested?
Should be in the lowest livable space.
Not in a bathroom or Laundry Room.
Away from return and feed vents?
How are the results shared?
How will the results be used?
What level will trigger a mitigation (usually < 4.0 pCi/l)?
How was the weather?
Weather can sku the resutls.
Was there closed house condintions?
Were all windows and doors kept closed.
Was everything closed up 12 hours before the test began.