HOME
ABOUT US
SERVICES
PICTURES
SAMPLE REPORTS
FAQ
USEFUL INFO
REQUEST INSPECTION

 


 

Lake Martin Inspections, LLC
Serving the entire Lake Martin Alabama area including Alexander City, Jackson's Gap, Dadeville, Eclectic, Equality, Still Waters, Pace's Peninsula, and the neighboring communities
State of Alabama Licensed Real Estate Inspector
Kenneth Blair
Phone 256-794-5551
Email: kenneth@lakemartininspections.com


      


 

Lake Martin Alabama Radon Inspections

Lake Martin Alabama Radon Inspections knows a safe level of radon gas is no radon gas. Radon gas is a carcinogen which causes lung cancer. The US EPA has put it plainly, stating, "Any radon exposure has some risk of causing lung cancer. The lower the radon level in your home, the lower your family's risk of lung cancer." The average person receives a higher dose of radiation from the radon levels in their home than from their combined exposure to all other radiation sources, natural or man-made. Radon gas is a naturally-occurring byproduct of the radioactive decay of Uranium in the soil. Depending on your geographic location, the radon levels of the air you breathe outside of your home may be as high as 0.75 pCi/L. The national average of outside radon levels is 0.4 pCi/L and it is estimated by the National Academy of Sciences that outdoor radon levels cause approximately 800 of the 21,000 radon induced lung cancer deaths in the US each year. Your risk of lung cancer increases substantially with exposure to higher radon levels. Lung cancer risk rises 16% per 2.7 pCi/L increase in radon exposure. (World Health Organization, 2009) Studies show that radon is the primary cause of lung cancer among people who have never smoked. However, the absolute numbers of radon-induced lung cancers are much larger in people who smoke, or who have smoked in the past, due to a strong combined effect of smoking and radon.
 
  With so many great reasons to work with Lake Martin Inspections, LLC, why would you choose someone else?


 
 

All Content © 2017 Lake Martin Inspections, LLC - Forrest Marketing