Horsham and Radon

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Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Action Realty PARE # RS208307

PA Map of Radon as per EPA

Horsham & Montgomery County Area is in the red zone which have an average level greater than 4 pCi/L (picocuries per liter). A six month test provides a more acurate reading. Testing costs approximately $100 - $125

click here to check you area outside of Pa  http://www.epa.gov/radon/zonemap.html#mapcolors

What do the colors mean?

Zone 1 counties have a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (picocuries per liter) (red zones) Highest Potential
Zone 2 counties have a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (orange zones) Moderate Potential

Zone 3 counties have a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (yellow zones)

 

 

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Clint Mckie
Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections - Carlsbad, NM
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Hi John,

Here we don't have a radon problem. Even though there is radon present we are usually in the 2 pCi/L levels. There are some lenders that require a radon test here even though we are really low. Better safe than sorry.

Best, Clint McKie

February 01, 2012 06:40 AM #1
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Kristin Hamilton
Keller Williams Realty - Redlands, CA
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Hi John,

 I have had this come up in Natural Hazard Reports several years ago and had to call the disclosure company to get the facts as it scared my buyer. Glad to see the levels in Philly are low as my children live there.

February 03, 2012 09:28 AM #2
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Kristine Ginsberg
Morris County, NJ: Elite Staging and Redesign, LLC - Morris Plains, NJ
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John - testing for radon is so important and kudos to you for bringing awareness to this often forgotten subject. Every home should be tested whether your selling or not - it for the health of you and your  family! Have a great weekend!

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