Accutech Home Inspections is the best Radon Testing in Southwest Ohio. Radon is a naturally-occurring radioactive gas that is produced as the uranium present in soil, rock, and water breaks down over time. Radon gas is found throughout the United States and can seep into homes through air and water posing a health risk. Specifically, the US EPA estimates that exposure to radon gas in the home is responsible for 20,000 lung cancer deaths each year.
Radon commonly enters a structure through:
- Cracks in floors and walls
- Gaps around service pipes and gaps in suspended floors
- Cavities inside walls
- Construction joints