Radon Testing

Protect the health of those who inhabit your residential and commercial property from radon exposure and test for radon levels with expert local service from Insight Environmental.

Test your home or business radon levels in Santa Barbara, Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria, and the surrounding areas in California.

There are plenty of things to worry about if you are a homeowner or business owner, and detecting radon gas is one of them. Radon is colorless and odorless, and you could be breathing in this carcinogenic gas without even realizing it. When radioactive metals such as uranium, radium, or thorium break down in soil or groundwater, radon forms. One of the leading causes of lung cancer, radon is no insignificant matter. Symptoms from radon gas include chest pain and coughing up blood, so professional radon testing services are important in order to protect the health of your family and employees. Although many people think home radon tests are enough, something so important as radon and its ramifications is best reserved for a professional radon test from a qualified company like Insight Environmental. Restore your interior to a more healthy state and test your business or home for radon today.

What is Radon

A colorless, odorless radioactive gas that emanates from rock and soil throughout the United States, radon enters your home or business through cracks in your foundation. Radon tests are imperative because, for those who do not smoke, radon is the number one cause of lung cancer. Because radon can cause such serious health problems, a home radon test is not sufficient, but you should obtain a professional radon test from a professional company like Insight Environmental. Although not as common to find in well water, radon testing in water will help you to ascertain the extent of your problem, and whether radon is prevalent in your water.

Symptoms of Radon

Testing your business or home for radon is imperative because this sneaky natural gas can cause lung cancer, but along the way, it also creates some difficult symptoms if you have been exposed to it. The experts at Insight Environmental have the proper radon test equipment to ascertain the radon gas levels and protect you from the symptoms of radon gas exposure. The symptoms from radon gas include the following:
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Radon Test and Mitigation

Because the symptoms from radon can be so problematic, detecting radon gas becomes even more imperative. Professional radon testing by Insight Environmental places radon test equipment in your home or office to check the radon levels. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), any level of 4 pCi L or higher could be dangerous. If the radon test equipment finds these radon levels in your home or office, you may need a radon mitigation system or reduction system that can cut up to 99% of the radon in your home. Since radon levels can fluctuate, it is a good idea to assess both short term and long term radon test results. Short term radon tests can measure between 2-90 days and long term tests can assess more than 90 days. The EPA recommends long term test results of 4 pCi L or higher be corrected. Professional radon testing and detecting radon gas become even more important if there is the possibility of mitigating it to such an extent.
Because radon is odorless and colorless, it offers even more of a threat and need for a property to be tested for radon. But don’t settle for a home radon test. Call the trained local professionals at Insight Environmental to perform professional radon tests and radon testing in water services to determine if your home or office has been exposed to high levels of radon gas. Armed with this knowledge from the high-quality radar testing equipment, you will be given a complete report about the radon level and then can proceed if need be, to fix with radon mitigation. Insight Environmental has the equipment, expertise, and knowledge you need to test your home or business and keep it free from radon. Contact us today to get started.