Though radon is naturally occurring, exposure to the radioactive gas indoors can be harmful to your health, increasing the risk of lung cancer. Radon is known for entering buildings through cracks or other areas in your foundation. Without testing for radon, it can be otherwise untraceable due to its colorless appearance and odorless smell.
If you are looking for radon inspection in Issaquah, WA, or the Greater Seattle Area, it’s worth noting that it’s not a requirement due to the seemingly low occurrences in this region. To view the radon risk per county, click here to view the Washington State Department of Health’s geology tool. This resource page is best viewed using a laptop or desktop computer, rather than using a cell phone.
Nevertheless, if you would still like to perform a radon inspection, it’s Zoom’s professional opinion that hiring someone to complete the testing is unnecessary. With the duration of the testing process alone, the billable hours from a hired professional would be far more costly than buying a reliable kit and performing the test yourself.