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Newer homes are less likely to have high concentrations of radon.

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Question: Newer homes are less likely to have high concentrations of radon.
Top Answer (76% of 86 votes): False.

Answer: True
Explanation: Minnesota has built radon resistant new homes for several years. Passive systems are built in. If the passinve system is not robust enough, a fan can be installed to turn the sytem into an active system.
Minnesota Mold Inspection, LLC
Answer: False
Explanation: The level of radon gas in a home is independent of the homes age. It all depends on the location of the home, and whether homes in that area are susceptible to radon gas infiltration.
Shedhorn Inspection Services, LLC
Answer: False
Explanation: The age of the home will have nothing to do with concentrations of radon! Although many new homes are constructed using RRNC (Radon Reducing New Construction) protocols. If done properly, these protocols are designed to reduce concentrations of radon in the home. The home should still be tested.
Mass Radon
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Answer: True
Explanation: In most cases that could be true. Some builders are including mitigation systems in their homes from the start. To be on the safe side, have it tested
Four County Home Inspection Service, LLC
Answer: False
Explanation: Radon can be found in a new home as often as an older home.
Safeguard Home Inspection, LLC
Answer: False
Explanation: Depends on the build site, however some newer homes are being build as "RADON RESISTANT"
SAFE AT HOME ENVIRONMENTAL
ProMatcher
Answer: False
Explanation: Radon usually travels through the slab in the basement through small cracks and openings in the concrete.
Homeinspections123
Answer: False
Explanation: Levels depend on the location of the home, the risk does not change between new or old home.
InFocus Inspection
Answer: True
Explanation: yet again depends on situation and conditions. Safety first.
North State Inspections
ProMatcher
Answer: Unsure
Explanation: Depends on were you live.
Scheidt Home Inspection
Answer: False
Explanation: Age of the home has nothing to do with radon levels. It all depends on the soil types and minerals in the soil.
Worsley Inspections LLC
Answer: False
Explanation: all home's are susceptible to radon gas
Huskey Home Inspection, LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Unsure
Explanation: Radon is everywhere, and it depends on the concentration of uranium or Radium in the ground.
Contractors Corp.
Answer: False
Explanation: New or old most houses have some level of radon. Newer homes are sealed better for more energy efficiency. This actually can cause the radon level to be higher.
Best Choice Inspections
Answer: False
Explanation: All homes have radon. It's higher levels that cause problems
At Ease Home Inspection
ProMatcher
Answer: False
Explanation: It has more to do with the concentration levels at a particular location.
Vico Home Inspection
Answer: False
Explanation: Radon gas comes from the soil so the age of the home does not matter unless the home was built with a system in place.
Honest Home Inspections & Milwaukee Mold Inspector
Answer: False
Explanation: Location is more of an issue for Radon gas. Check to see if your neighbors have radon mitigation systems.
House and Home Inspection Services
ProMatcher
Answer: False
Explanation: Age doesn't matter.
Total Check-Up Inspections
Answer: False
Explanation: The age of the home is often no bearing on radon levels. Location of the house in areas where radon is present is the key.
J. Michael Simon, LLC
Answer: False
Explanation: The age of the home is often no bearing on radon levels. Location of the house in areas where radon is present is the key.
Rightway Residential Home Inspections
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Answer: False
Explanation: Some newer more energy efficient homes may be wrapped too tight that the gas has no escape
A Better Choice Home Inspection, Co
Answer: False
Explanation: It's uncertain where radon gas comes from.
Your Home Property Consultants
Answer: False
Explanation: New and old houses are prepended to have radon
Medical Mold Relief LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: False
Explanation: Radon is typically in concern area's of the country, there is a site with map showing where the higher amounts of Radon Gas is found.
OnSite Home Inspection, LLC
Answer: False
Explanation: Radon gas has been found high in both new and old homes. Newer homes tend to be tighter constructed for insulation purposes, but has not solved radon gas yet.
Corley Home Inspections, LLC
Answer: False
Explanation: Depends on where the house is built will determine the radon level in home
JKM Home Inspections
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