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Radon Testing


in Metro Gainesville

48-hour test, results same
day of test completion



when done at same
time as  home inspection

side, and the tube will have inch markings on it so that a viewer can check the number of inches of differential between the the equilibrium point of the twin columns in the U-shaped tube. An example is shown below of mitigation system piping installed in a bedroom closet.

    Although this is an easy way to verify that a radon mitigation system is present in the most homes, and the column differential in the manometer will indicate that the system is functioning, it is possible that the mitigation system is installed but not readily visible. Its location and design may need to be shown and explained by the owner of the home.

While we hope you find this series of articles about home inspection helpful, they should not be considered an alternative to an actual home inspection by a local inspector. Also, construction standards vary in different parts of the country and it is possible that important issues related to your area may not be covered here.
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