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Radon Gas and Home Inspections: Chadwick's REAL Tips Episode 4

Updated: Jun 29, 2020

Featuring Wes Miner, Home Inspector

POTENTIAL HOMEBUYERS TUNE IN! HOW DO HOMEBUYERS DEAL WITH RADON GAS DURING HOME INSPECTIONS!? This week on Chadwick's REAL Tips, Shangela and I welcome Wes Miner, Home Inspector with Pillar to Post to discuss solutions how to remedy Radon Gas during home inspections. Wes brings decades of experience in home construction and lets no latent defect pass his radar!

To Recap:

  • Radon Gas is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that is commonly found in Colorado basements.

  • The gas can be dangerous to those living in bedrooms in finished basements, especially children.

  • A Radon Gas reading takes 48 hours to collect data. If your home has a reading above 4.0 PCI/L, a mitigation device can be implemented, involving a pipe that extends below the basement and above the roofline. Sometimes, a fan is also installed into the attic that brings the gas up through the pipe.

  • Home Buyers: Normally a home seller should include the cost of a Radon mitigation test, so be sure to inquire.

  • Home Owners: If you’ve lived in your home for more than 10-15 years and spend time in your basement, consider getting a test for your own peace of mind.

My clients love working with Wes-- there can be no higher recommendation for your Denver home inspection. Please reach out to him directly 720-494-8603. Email:

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