Yea…about 30-40% of all my HI’s also include Radon. About 60-70% also include termite.
Well, how do you identify if a home has a furnace, you look to see if it is there. If you don’t know what one looks like, you might want to purchase NACHI’s How to Perform Radon Inspections book. Taking a class would be helpful too.
Um… myth? The “averages” in any given state are irrelevant when you are talking about a specific home. Weather or not any given home has elevated radon levels is dependent upon three things… 1) A radon source, 2) relatively close to the home [proximity], 3) a pathway underground for the radon to reach the home. What state the home is located in, and the state’s averages have nothing to do with it. The only way to know for sure that a home has low or high levels of radon is to test it, and re-test every couple of years.
The EPA recommends that ALL homes be tested during a real estate transaction and so should you…