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We want you to be an informed homebuyer, and each blog post is a question that we have answered for our friends and customers over the years. Hope they help you make a good choice for your next home.

Radon Testing


in Metro Gainesville

48-hour test, results same
day of test completion



when done at same
time as  home inspection

Answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about radon:

  1. What is radon? Should I be concerned about it in Gainesville?

  2. How can not testing for radon be an expensive mistake for homebuyers?

  3. This house has been empty and closed-up for months. Will the radon test come back sky-high?

  4. What are a homebuyer’s options when the radon test comes back high (4.0 pico-curies/liter or more)?

  5. What’s my chance of getting a high radon reading in Gainesville?

  6. How long does it take to get the results of a radon test?

  7. How can I tell if a house has a radon mitigation system?

  8. Do granite countertops emit radon?

  9. Can the seller tamper with a homebuyer’s radon test to change the results?

  10. Will opening the windows reduce the radon level in a house?

  11. What does a radon mitigation contractor do to lower the radon level in a home?

  12. Do older houses have higher radon levels than new houses?

  13. What is the danger of radon in well water?

  14. Can stormy weather change the radon level in a house?

  15. Should I buy a house with a radon mitigation system?

  16. Do I need to test for radon when buying a condominium?

  17. What are the symptoms of radon poisoning?

  18. Can a mobile/manufactured home have a high radon problem?

  19. Should homeowners get a pre-listing radon test before selling their home?

  20. For how many years does an old radon test remain valid?

  21. Where does radon come from?

  22. How was it determined that between 15,000 and 22,000 lung cancer deaths each year are caused by radon?

  23. Is radon mitigation possible for a condominium?