Do I Need a Crawl Space Encapsulation?

crawl space encapsulation with dehumidifier

Is crawl space encapsulation necessary for radon mitigation? The short answer is YES. My previous post on radon testing explains that crawl space homes can have elevated levels of radon in the living area. But how do you actually mitigate a crawl space? The method is simple and sensical, but sometimes people grapple with crawl space…

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Radon: Does It Matter When I Test?

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It’s summer, you just purchased your dream home, and the inspection passed with flying colors. No major structural issues, no electrical or plumbing headaches to deal with, and your radon test came back low. Does this mean you never have to worry about radon mitigation? The answer to that question may surprise you.  Seasonal changes…

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Radon Testing: Is Your Home a Radon House?

Thinking of testing your home for radon? Testing for radon these days is much more simple and accurate than in the past. There are a variety of testing devices available (see our recommended radon measurement devices!) that are easy to understand and user-friendly. Should I test for radon? YES! One of the most important things…

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Radon & Real Estate: Contracts, Closing Dates and More

The home buying and selling process is moving at a rapid pace. Houses are flying off the market in Middle Tennessee; many buyers and sellers are eager to close as quickly as possible. The demands of Increasingly tight closing deadlines can make completing repair request updates to the home difficult.    About 85% of my…

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