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Old 1/25/17, 3:51 PM
Jason M. Kleese Jason M. Kleese is offline
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Attached is the fan system of an active mitigation system. It looks secure, sealed and properly installed. Homeowners are encouraged to re-test radon levels about every two years and have a qualified mitigation and/or electrician inspect the system periodically to ensure optimal performance.
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Old 1/27/17, 7:10 PM
Heath Papinchak Heath Papinchak is offline
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Advanced Radon Measurement Service Provider Course-dscn7231-jpg In this photograph, the foundation wall is deteriorating, thereby exposing the matrix. Such exposure of the wall matrix could allow for soil gases to escape into the basement environment.
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Old 1/27/17, 7:15 PM
Heath Papinchak Heath Papinchak is offline
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In the article about Radon Gas, there was information about radon-resistant construction features. I think building homes with such features is a wise idea especially in areas where radon concentrations are high.
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Old 1/27/17, 9:43 PM
Rebecca Shorts Rebecca Shorts is offline
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The alpha track detector is a passive device that tests the air around to check for Radon. It reacts with the alpha particles if there are any which will create a damage track on the machine so that it can be tracked and recorded. It can be in the home for up to twelve months and then it is sent to a lab in order to receive the readings.
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Old 1/27/17, 9:50 PM
Rebecca Shorts Rebecca Shorts is offline
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Asset protection is important to keep what is yours safe and to make sure regardless of if someone tries to sue you because they didnít agree with viewpoints on the inspection. The individual should try to purchase liability insurance as well as incorporating your business as being separate from personal assets so that you are better protected. It keeps you safe from those who try to make a quick buck by falsifying a claim in order to ruin a personís business.
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Old 1/28/17, 5:37 PM
William R. Lee William R. Lee is offline
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I took this picture of an active sump pit depressurization system. The pipe is schedule 40, properly labeled, and has a manometer to tell if it is working. The pipes and cords that run through the lid a properly sealed but the radon pipe is not bolted or removable without cutting for access to check and work on the sump pump. In this case the fan was in the attic and you can tell by the manometer that the system has suction and is working.
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Old 1/28/17, 6:05 PM
William R. Lee William R. Lee is offline
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I choose the picture of the architectural drawing of a crawl space depressurization system. It shows all the components of the system and how the pipe should be run. It shows clearly how to run the poly with a perforated pipe under the sheeting and how to attach the sheeting up the wall 12", how to seal it around the pipe properly, and lap the plastic. It also gives a way to support the pipe under the slab. This diagram makes it easy to understand what to look for in the crawl space with this type of system.
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Old 1/29/17, 9:17 AM
Clint J. Mokelky, 9526234 Clint J. Mokelky, 9526234 is offline
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Old 1/31/17, 7:40 AM
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Old 2/2/17, 12:54 PM
Ronald L. Reade Ronald L. Reade is offline
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If I were to recommend a Radon mitigation using this sump pump hole, I would need to use a sealed lid to trap any radon gases from exiting to the house. I could use a clear plexiglass cover to allow visible access to see if the sump was operating properly. All pipes and cords need to be sealed along with the lid to the floor with some sort of adhesive and still be able to remove the lid in order to replace or do maintenance on the sump pump.[ATTACH]Advanced Radon Measurement Service Provider Course-image-jpg

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Old 2/2/17, 1:25 PM
Ronald L. Reade Ronald L. Reade is offline
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Radon mitigation can be an expensive solution to reducing the amounts of radon gass in your home! I am especially interested in the new construction benefit of building in the radon reduction construction techniques. I have been a new home builder before becoming an home inspector. I can see that it is not that difficult to incorporate the options of radon prevention into a new home. I believe the 4" gravel base with a drain tile loop with a 4" pvc pipe connecting the drain tile with a 6mil plastic covering under the concrete slab would not be too cost prohibitive.the only real obstacle is finding a path for th pvc pipe through the house to exit through the roof. That can be accomplished by hiding the pipe in a closet or by thickening a wall to a 2x6 wall to enclose the pipe till existing to the attic. Every home builder should be open to those additional steps as they are not too far from normal building standards if they are a professional builder!
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Old 2/2/17, 6:03 PM
Scott S. Johnson Scott S. Johnson is offline
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The continuous radon monitor is positioned in a room in the lowest inhabitable level of the home, it is place no less than 3 feet from any door, window or other opening to the outside, it is placed no less than 1 foot from an exterior wall, no less than 20 inches above the floor and at least 4 inches from any other object so as not to impede air movement around the monitor.
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Old 2/2/17, 6:12 PM
Scott S. Johnson Scott S. Johnson is offline
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Radon is a radioactive gas that has been found in homes all over the United States. It comes from the natural breakdown of uranium in soil, rock and water, and gets into the air you breathe. Radon typically moves up through the ground to the air above, and into your home through cracks and other holes in the foundation. Radon can also enter your home through well water. Your home can trap radon inside.

Any home can have a radon problem, including new and old homes, well-sealed and drafty homes, and homes with or without basements. In fact, you and your family are most likely to get your greatest radiation exposure at home. That is where you spend most of your time.

Nearly one out of every 15 homes in the United States is estimated to have an elevated radon level (4 pCi/L or more). Elevated levels of radon gas have been found in homes in your state.
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Old 2/3/17, 11:30 AM
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A new hi-resolution illustration has been recently added to InterNACHI's free, online Advanced Radon Measurement Service Provider course in the Radon Potential section. For more illustrations related to radon measurement, visit our free, online Gallery for inspectors.

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Old 2/5/17, 1:33 PM
Louis Kovacs Louis Kovacs is offline
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Research article "Anti-Scald Valves" According to AHJ in CA, mixing valves are required to replace existing water valves if major modifications or reconstruction has taken place in a home (also required for new homes). The local building inspector from the county will want to see the valve itself or receipt of purchase or other documentation proving that such valves were installed when the remodeling or upgrades were performed.
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