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Radon Testing: Should You Rely on The Seller’s Test?

"Two months ago the seller had another buyer inspect the home. The radon test came back at 1.8. Does this need to be done again? Thanks!"[...]

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Radon in New Minnesota Homes

Since 2009, all new homes built to the standards of the Minnesota State Building Code have been built with at least a passive radon mitigation system, or in some cases, an active system.[...]

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Why Test For Radon?

If you're buying a home in Minnesota, get it tested for radon. There are two reasons I give for having radon tested; lung cancer and money.[...]

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Could My Radon Monitor Be Broken?

We performed a radon test for the buyer, and the test came up high (over 4.0 pCi/L), so the buyer asked the seller to install a radon mitigation system. The seller wasn’t happy about this, so he called us[...]

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Six Things To Consider Before Testing For Radon On The Home You’re Buying

If you're buying a house in Minnesota and you want to have the home tested for radon before buying it, there are a few items that the EPA recommends considering before you have the test conducted.[...]

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This Radon Test Is Useless

A crawl space is the place in the home where someone would be least likely to use regularly, if at all. Even if the radon level for this particular test is very high, the numbers are meaningless. The test[...]

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Radon Resistant Construction Is Now Required In Minnesota

The Minnesota State Building Code has adopted Apendix F of the International Residential Code, Radon Control Methods. All new homes in Minnesota must now be built with a passive radon control system. This blog gives a comparison of[...]

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How Much Radon Does Your Home Have?

If you're buying a home, it's important to have radon tested - ignoring the health effects, just think about the next owners. Picture this: you buy a home and don't have it tested for radon, sell the home a[...]

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