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The Standard Plus Radon Home Inspection 


The Standard Plus Radon Home Inspection combines the Standard Home Inspection with a Radon Test of the home.
A Home inspection is a visual examination of a Home. It provides information in report form regarding the systems and components of the home that can be seen. ​

The Standards of Practice for Home Inspectors defines it this way; "Home inspectors shall observe and report on readily accessible, visually observable installed systems and components". 

It is important to understand that home inspections are visual inspections. Home Inspectors are trained in the process of visually examining a home. There are some tools that may be used in the process of evaluating some systems or components. 

The systems of the home, such as the Plumbing System and the Heating System are examined. The components of the home, such as the Windows and the Doors are also examined. There are actually hundreds of items that get inspected. 

All the home systems and components that can be observed are identified in the Home Inspection Report. The condition of each system and component is also described.

The Report can be used to understand which home elements need maintenance scheduled or funding for replacement. ​​​​

Radon in the home is a serious concern. It is actually radioactive elements in the air that can be inhaled into the lungs. It does not have a smell or color. There is no way to know if it is in your home unless Radon Testing is performed.

There can be significant health concerns as a result of being exposed to Radon Gas. It is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States today.

The recommendation is to address a home with a Radon level of 4 picocuries/liter (pCi/L) or higher. 

If the home we are testing for you is found to have undesirable levels of radon, a Radon Remediation System can be installed to alleviate the higher radon levels.

Radon Remediation Systems are not uncommon and quite effective in the removal of radon from the home. A Radon Remediation Company should be contacted to discuss the system options and costs.

Please feel free to download "A Citizen's Guide to Radon" written by the EPA.
​My Standard Home Inspection includes the following:​​
  1. Roof
  2. Site Conditions
  3. Home Exterior
  4. Garage
  5. Basement and/or Crawl Space
  6. Plumbing System
  7. Heating System
  8. Cooling System
  9. Electrical System
  10. Home Interior
  11. Laundry Room
  12. Kitchen
  13. Dining Room
  14. Living Room
  15. Bedrooms
  16. Bathrooms
"A Citizen's Guide to Radon"
​My Radon Testing of the Home includes the following:

  1. Assessing the lower levels of the Home for the best location for the Radon Test.
  2. Discuss the previous 24 hours with the current occupants of the Home.
  3. Initiate the Test: Locating two Radon Testing Canisters and Document the present conditions.
  4. Install tamper indication tape on windows and doors if nessessary.
  5. Arrange for the Radon Test termination time in approximately 24 to 48 hours from the Test Initiation Time.
  6. Terminate the Test: Pick up the Radon Testing Canisters, Properly seal  and send them to the Testing Laboratory.
  7. Test Results are usually available the same day that the Testing Laboratory receives the Testing Canisters.
  8. Complete the Radon Test Report and send the Client a copy via E-Mail.

​Please be advised that the Radon Test results will be available after analysis at Radon Testing Corporation of America. The price is based on standard mail service.
The New York State Code of Ethics and Regulations for Home Inspectors and the Standard of Practice for Home Inspectors can be found at:​​