Here are are the most frequently-asked questions we receive regarding Radon Mitigation and testing here at Certified Home Inspections. If you have one that isn’t on this list, please feel free to contact or call us.
Here we go:
1.“How much does a system cost?”
Between $850 and $1200 depending on the difficulty level
Our Certified Radon Mitigation technician will visit your home to give a free estimate
2.”How much does the system cost to operate?“
About the same as it costs to run a lightbulb.
3.”How do the systems work?”
They are fairly low-tech. We are sucking air from your sump pit and drain tile to alleviate dangerous Radon gases and exhaust them outside the house.
4.”Are they noisy and unsightly”
The systems are fairly quiet and can be installed in an inconspicuous area, typically on the back of them home.
5.”What is the life expectancy of the fan”
The fan can last 15 to 20 years if installed properly.
6.”How long does it take the technician to install the system?”
A typical installation will take 1 tech 3 to 4 hours.
7.”Do I have to maintenance the system after installation?”
No, there is no maintenance required after installation.
8.”How do I know the system is still doing its job”
We recommend testing the house annually to ensure the system is still operating properly.