Radon…you may or may not be familiar with the word and what it is. Simply put it is a radioactive gas that is highly toxic and is found in many homes across America. But the scary thing about radon gas is that is has no smell, taste or sight! Along with it being the second leading cause of lung cancer, makes it a concern when moving into a new home you are unfamiliar with.
So let’s take a minute and review some facts about Radon to better inform ourselves:
Finding your dream home is an exciting time for the entire family. The kids have picked out which room they want to be theirs and you are in love with that master bathroom and the wall of windows in the family room, simply put, you have fallen in love with the home.
Well step back a moment and be sure you know about the electrical panel. And how did that foundation look when you checked it out? Were the pipes and plumbing throughout the house working and at minimum in good condition?
If your answer is, you didn’t really look at those things, then you need to be sure your first call after placing your offer, contingent upon an inspection of course, is to a Certified Home Inspector.
Finding The Right Inspector